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NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 457.09 WHQL driver offers optimal performance in Watch Dogs Legion

NVIDIA has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 457.09 WHQL driver offers optimal performance in Watch Dogs Legion.

Furthermore, this driver provides optimal day-1 support for DiRT 5, Ghostrunner, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, and Xuan-Yuan Sword VII.

It’s also worth noting that this driver fixes a number of crashes. For instance, it resolves a crash to the desktop when starting a race in Forza Motorsport 7. It also fixes some crashes when launching when For Honor on GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards.

You can download the NVIDIA GeForce 457.09 WHQL driver from here. You can also find its complete changelog below.

NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 457.09 WHQL Driver Release Notes

Game Ready Driver

This new Game Ready Driver provides support for Watch Dogs: Legion. In addition, this driver provides optimal day-1 support for DiRT 5, Ghostrunner, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, and Xuan-Yuan Sword VII.

New Features and Other Changes
  • Added support for GeForce RTX 3070.
  • NVIDIA Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings:
    “Max Q Dynamic Boost” setting renamed to “Dynamic Boost”.
Fixed Issues
  • [Turing GPU][Notebook]:On some Turing-based notebooks, users may see a black window when playing back a video in a web browser.
  • [For Honor][RTX 30 series]:Game will crash to desktop when launched on GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards.
  • Random flicker may occur in multi-monitor configurations when G-SYNC is enabled. Flickering occurs on Dell S2417DG and Dell S2716DG monitors.when playing YouTube or Twitch videos at 144 Hz.
  • [Forza Motorsport 7]: The game may crash to the desktop when starting a race.
  • Users may see a black screen when launching a game on a monitor using DSC (Display Stream Compression).
  • [G-SYNC]: With G-SYNC enabled on some Freesync displays, half of the screen goes black.

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