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NVIDIA GeForce 352.86 WHQL Driver Releases – Game-Ready Driver for The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 releases tomorrow and as you may have guessed, NVIDIA has released a new driver focused on this highly anticipated RPG. According to the release notes, this new WHQL comes with SLI support and GeForce Experience 1-click optimizations for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. In addition, this new driver features SLI profiles for Magicka 2, Civilization: Beyond Earth and World of Warships.

Those interested can download the driver from here.

And here is the release notes for NVIDIA’s GeForce 352.86 WHQL driver:

Game Ready

Best gaming experience for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, including support for SLI
Technology and GeForce Experience one-click optimizations.

Application Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:
• HairWorks: FurViewer – DX11 SLI profile added
• Magicka 2 – DX11 SLI profile added
• Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth – Updated DX11 SLI profile
• Witcher 3 – DX11 SLI profile added
• World Of Warships – DX9 SLI profile added

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following profiles:
• Battlefield: Hardline – Not recommended
• Dying Light – Not recommended
• Killing Floor 2 – Not recommended
• Lords of the Fallen – Not recommended
• Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – Not recommended
Release 352 Graphics Drivers for Windows, Version 352.68 RN-W35268-01v01 | 4
• Project CARS – Not recommended
• The Crew – Fair
• The Witcher 3 – Not recommended
• Total War: Attila – Not recommended

3D Compatibility Mode Support
• Battlefield: Hardline – Excellent
• Dying Light – Excellent
• Elite Dangerous – Fixed profile
• Lords of the Fallen – Excellent
• Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes – Excellent
• The Crew – Excellent
• Total War: Attila – Good

Software Modules
• HD Audio Driver – version
• NVIDIA PhysX System Software – version 9.15.0428
• GeForce Experience – version
• CUDA – version 7.5

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1 Fixed Issues
• [Quad SLI, Titan X] NVIDIA Control Panel is missing the 4-GPU alternate rendering
option. [200102851/1628781]
• [347.09] After a game being quit, the GPU stays in the P0 state if ShadowPlay with
Power Management in the NVIDIA Control Panel is set to Prefer Maximum
Performance. [200093247]
• [3D Vision, DX11, Grand Theft Auto 5] Some GUI text is not rendered in the left eye
view. [200092755]
• [350.12, World of Warcraft] Texture shimmering occurs after driver updated. [1636434]
• [SLI, World of Warships] SLI support needed for the game World of Warships.
• [Firefox] Firefox Nightly crashes when started on the NVIDIA GPU on an Optimus
system. [1609030]
• [Windows 7-x64, GeForce GTX 970] GPU usage is limited with Stereoscopic 3D
enabled, despite games running in 2D. [1601333]
• [Windows 7-x64, Optimus, GeForce GT 640M LE] Steam Overlay does not work with
Optimus. [1588623]

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