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NVIDIA GeForce 457.51 WHQL driver released, adds support for the RTX 3060Ti GPU

NVIDIA has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the NVIDIA GeForce 457.51 WHQL driver adds official support for the RTX 3060Ti GPU.

Furthermore, this driver fixes a number of bugs and issues. For instance, it fixes some blue-screen crashes that could occur while playing or browsing videos from the Chrome browser. It also addresses some blue-screen crashes that could upon waking from sleep on the NVIDIA Ampere GPUs.

This driver does not offer optimal performance in any of the latest games. So basically, you can skip it if you have not purchased an RTX 3060Ti GPU.

You can download the NVIDIA GeForce 457.51 WHQL driver from here. You can also find its complete changelog below.

NVIDIA GeForce 457.51 WHQL Driver Release Notes

Gaming Technology

Includes support for the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti GPU.

Fixed Issues
  • [NVIDIA Ampere architecture GPU]: Blue-screen crash may occur upon waking from sleep.
  • [Freestyle/Ansel]: After launching and then closing Star Wars: Squadrons, Freestyle/Ansel stops working on supported games.
  • [Chrome Browser]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing or browsing videos from the Chrome browser.
  • [Notebook]: The Lenovo Y740 notebook displays corruption after waking from sleep.

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