NVIDIA updates its drivers Gears of War 4, Mafia 3 & Shadow Warrior 2
NVIDIA is known for its promptness when it comes to releasing Game Ready drivers when major game titles are launch. This means the roll-out of its 370 drivers iteration, version 373.06 WHQL for¬†GeForce cards, out now comes complete with a short list of fixes along with support for some major games.
Some the significant fixes the update comes with are improved frame-rate consistency for VR games in Windows 10 applications along with a fix for a broken FPS limiter that created issues while running in a windowed mode with high FPS. Other than these, there’s also a fix for bugs associated with the GeForce GT 720 and 705 experienced in all Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 while saving custom color settings after a¬†shutdown or resume.
The update includes game profiles for significant titles like¬†Gears of War 4, Shadow Warrior 2¬†and Mafia III. with over 100 customizations available for Gears of War alone. Other than profile additions, tweaks for re-enabling SLI support for Battlefield 1 and Iron Storm are also incorporated.¬†
There are certain other notable tech-related changes bundled with the 37x drivers updates you might consider upgrading if you want a game ready machine. These include:
Enabled Fast Sync for Maxwell GPUs and the Extended, Clone, and Surround multimonitor configurations.
Support for updated BatteryBoost technology.
Enabled mclk switches on 144 Hz G-SYNC monitors in multi-monitor use cases in order to lower power consumption.
Support OpenGL VR SDK 1.4 (Windows).
Added a Windows cross-API interop between Vulkan and DirectX 11. This enables Vulkan app compatibility with existing DirectX 11-based HMD runtimes.
Added driver support for DXGI 2 VR.
Added security updates for driver components
If any of these features interest you, you can get the drivers through GeForce or on the¬†NVIDIA driver download page. Further details regarding the update release can be found in the¬†373.06 release notes.