NVIDIA GeForce 398.82 WHQL is optimized for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and Monster Hunter: World

NVIDIA has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the NVIDIA GeForce 398.82 WHQL driver offers optimal performance in World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and Monster Hunter: World.

In addition, this new driver adds/updates the SLI profiles for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and World of Warcraft and adds/updates the 3D compatibility profile for Monster Hunter World.

Going into more details, the NVIDIA GeForce 398.82 WHQL driver also addresses the ghosting issues in Dark Souls Remastered on SLI systems when using in-game temporal anti-aliasing, some resource creation leaks occurring in the driver when running Unreal Engine 4 games, and some graphical effects that were missing in Wolfenstein 2.

Those interested can download the driver from here, and you can find its complete changelog below.

NVIDIA GeForce 398.82 WHQL Driver Release Notes

Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and Monster Hunter: World.

Application SLI Profiles
Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • World of Warcraft

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Monster Hunter World – Not recommended

3D Compatibility Mode Profiles
No compatibility mode profiles were added with this version.
These games must be run in DirectX 10/11 mode to see improvements and are not compatible with 3D Vision Surround mode. See “3D Compatibility Mode” on page 9 for more information.
Added or updated the following compatibility mode profiles:

  • Monster Hunter World – Excellent

Software Module Versions

  • nView – 149.21
  • HD Audio Driver –
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.17.0524
  • GeForce Experience –
  • CUDA – 9.2

Fixed Issues

  • [Surround][G-SYNC]: In Surround mode, the G-SYNC link in the NVIDIA Control Panel is missing. [200425004]
  • [Surround]: 1×3 Surround configuration cannot be set from the NVIDIA Control Panel. [200415178]
  • [SLI][GeForce GTX 1080][G-SYNC][World of Warcraft: Legion][HDR]: Severe color corruption appears in the game after launching with the Windows HDR setting enabled. [200418344]
  • [SLI][Dark Souls Remastered]: Ghosting occurs in the game when using in-game temporal anti-aliasing. [2218297]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel][Surround]: NVIDIA Surround hot keys do not work.[200394749]
  • [Dead by Daylight][GeForce Experience]: NVIDIA Freestyle does not work with the game. [2116198]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti][GameStream]: White dots may appear while Gamestreaming on overclocked GPU. [2194899]
  • {Unreal Engine 4]: Resource creation leak occurs in the driver when running Unreal Engine 4 games. [2204854]
  • [Wolfenstein II]: Graphical effects are missing in the game. [2248780]
  • [G-Sync][Multiple Apps]: Applications don’t run in IFlip when using the native resolution, preventing G-Sync from triggering. [200416974]
  • [Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus]: Black textures appear in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. [200419742]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080]: Dolby Vision no longer works after updating LG TV firmware to 4.70.x. [200420847]