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[MOBILE/DESKTOP] nVidia 310.33 R310 Beta Driver

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Looks like nVidia is not going to let AMD rain on their parade with the Catalyst 12.11. Today marks the release of nVidia's R310 driver which promises performance improvements for its new Kepler cards.

Release Highlights (click spoiler)

Before downloading this driver:

  1. Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU (refer to the Products Supported tab below).
  2. It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration. Click here for instructions.
  3. If you own a Dell Inspiron 1420, Dell XPS M1330, Dell XPS M1530, or Dell Latitude D630/D630c it is highly recommended that you first install this Dell software update.

This is a beta driver from the new GeForce R310 family of drivers.

New in R310 Drivers:

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 306.97 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

  • GeForce GTX 680:
    • Up to 11% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    • Up to 6% in StarCraft II
    • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham City

    GeForce GTX 660:

    • Up to 6% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    • Up to 3% in Batman: Arkham City
    • Up to 4% in Dragon Age II

  • NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
    • Assassin's Creed III rated Not Recommended
    • Bloody Good Time rated Good
    • Bullet Run rated Fair
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 rated Good
    • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Dark Souls rated Fair
    • Dishonored rated Fair
    • FIFA 13 rated Good
    • Hitman: Absolution rated Fair
    • I Am Alive rated Fair
    • MLB 2K12 rated Fair
    • NBA 2K12 rated Good
    • Need for Speed: Most Wanted rated Fair
    • Sniper Elite V2 rated Poor
    • Tiny Troopers rated Fair
    • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD rated Good
    • Total War Battles: SHOGUN rated Good
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair

  • NVIDIA SLI Technology Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
    • Dirt: Showdown – updated SLI profile
    • Dota 2 - updated SLI profile
    • Dou Zhan Shen – updated SLI profile
    • F1 2012 - added SLI profile
    • FIFA 13 – sdded SLI profile
    • Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – updated SLI profile

  • Other Profile Updates
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Counter-strike: Global Offensive
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Cross Fire
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Darksides 2
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Dragon Nest
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Mechwarrrior Online
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Meng San Guo

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0904.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.

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There's a newer 310.54 driver out now, gonna create a thread in a min.

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I tried those new 310.54 on my 7720, but playing the new Need for Speed Most Wanted, i was set down to 10fps at 1080p... with the 310.33 i had like 45-50fps... had to rollback to 310.33 to confirm that something is wrong with the 310.54 on NFS:MW... i wonder what... Maybe the fact that i am using Windows 8?

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