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Nvidia’s New DX11 Wonder Driver Releases This Monday, Release Notes Revealed

Nvidia announced yesterday that its upcoming DX11 driver that will improve performance on CPU bound titles will be released this Monday, and you can view its complete changelog below. According to the release notes, this new driver introduces key DirectX optimizations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games.

Here are the release notes for this new driver (GeForce 337.50 Beta):

Performance
Introduces key DirectX optimizations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are some examples of measured gains versus the previous 335.23 WHQL driver:

GeForce GTX 700 Series (Single GPU):

  • Up to 64% in Total War: Rome II
  • Up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Up to 23% in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 21% in Star Swarm
  • Up to 15% in Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Up to 10% in Metro: Last Light
  • Up to 8% in Hitman Absolution
  • Up to 7% in Sniper Elite V2
  • Up to 6% in Tomb Raider
  • Up to 6% in F1 2013

GeForce GTX 700 Series (SLI):

  • Up to 71% in Total War: Rome II
  • Up to 53% in Sniper Elite V2
  • Up to 45% in Aliens vs. Predator
  • Up to 31% in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 20% in CoD: Black Ops 2
  • Up to 10% in Hitman Absolution
  • Up to 9% in F1 2013
  • Up to 7% in Far Cry 3
  • Up to 6% in Metro: Last Light
  • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham Origins

SLI Technology:

  • Total War: Rome II – added profile
  • War Thunder – added profile
  • Watch Dogs – updated profile
  • Diablo III – updated profile

Gaming Technology

  • Supports GeForce ShadowPlay™ technology
  • Supports GeForce ShadowPlay™ Twitch Streaming

SHIELD

  • Supports NVIDIA GameStream™ technology

3D Vision
Supports new “3D Compatibility Mode” for 3D Vision that enables us to improve the 3D experience for many key DirectX 10 and 11 games

3D Vision Profiles

  • Path of Exile – rated “Good”
  • KickBeat – rating now “Excellent”

3D Compatibility Mode Profiles

  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation – previously “Not Recommended”, now rated as “Excellent”
  • Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army – previously “Good”, now rated as “Excellent”
  • Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 – previously “Good”, now rated as “Excellent
  • Strike Suit Zero – previously “Not Recommended”, now rated as “Good”
  • Watchdogs – rated as “Good”

John Papadopoulos

John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities.Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email