Nvidia GeForce 331.65 WHQL Officially Released – Game Ready Driver For COD: Ghosts & BF4

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And the time has come. Nvidia has officially released its new driver set for its graphics cards that adds support to the beta phase of ShadowPlay. In addition, this new driver is advertised as the best driver for Call of Duty: Ghosts and Battlefield 4 and comes with updated profiles for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Call of Duty: Ghosts, as well as with the inclusion of new profiles for Squadron 42 – Star Citizen and The Wolf Among Us.

Those interested can download these new drivers from the following links. Kudos to Guru3D’s member “dumbie” for spotting them:

Desktop:
64bit Win7: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68825 (Nvidia has messed up the download link for this driver. You can download it directly from here)
32bit Win7: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68815

64bit WinXP: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68864
32bit WinXP: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68855

Notebook:
64bit Win7: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68895
32bit Win7: http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/68882

And here is the changelog for these new drivers:

This 331.65 Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience in Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. These Game Ready drivers will also provide performance enhancements in a wide variety of different games.

In addition, the new 331.65 Game Ready driver is bundled with GeForce Experience v1.7 which includes support for two highly-anticipated new technologies. NVIDIA GameStream™ provides end users with the ability to stream PC games from their GeForce GTX-equipped PC directly to a SHIELD device. This update also introduces the Beta version of GeForce ShadowPlay™, an innovated new game capture tool with exceptional features and performance.

New in GeForce R331 Drivers

*Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 327.23 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:

GeForce GTX 690/770/780/TITAN:

-Up to 12% in Battlefield 4
-Up to 19% in Sniper Elite V2
-Up to 13% in Dirt: Showdown
-Up to 9% in Metro: Last Light
-Up to 9% in Sleeping Dogs
-Up to 8% in Max Payne 3
-Up to 6% in F1 2012
SLI Technology
-Batman: Arkham Origins – updated profile
-Battlefield 4 – updated profile
-Shadow Warrior – added DX9 profile
-War of the Vikings – added DX11 profile
-Dragon Sword – updated DX9 profile
-GRID 2 – updated DX11 profile
-Euro Truck Simulator 2 – updated profile
3D Vision
-Shadow Warrior – “Excellent”
-Call of Duty: Ghosts – “Fair”
-The Wolf Among Us – “Good”
Gaming Technology
-Enables GeForce ShadowPlay™ technology
-Civilization 5 – added HBAO+
SHIELD
-Enables NVIDIA GameStream™ technology
4K Displays
-Adds support for 4K Surround

Enjoy!

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