Nvidia has rolled out an updated set of WHQL Game Ready drivers for Windows 8.1 that are meant to increase the gaming performance of such games as Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag, Need for Speed: Rivals, Metro: Last Light, Crysis 3, and Battlefield 4
Those of you who have an Nvidia video card with your Windows 8.1 devices need to download the latest GeForce 331.82 WHQL Game Ready drivers that Nvidia has made available a few days ago for Windows 8.1. The drivers come bundled with GeForce Experience 1.7.1, adding support for Nvidia’s GameStream and GeForce ShadowPlay features.
The GameStream feature lets you stream PC games from the GeForce GTX-enabled PC directly to a SHIELD devicel ShadowPlay is a game recording tool. The new Nvidia GeForce 331.82 WHQL GameReady drivers offer a 50% performance boost on GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games, such as Metro: Last Light, Crysis 3, and Battlefield 4 when compared to the previous 327.23 WHQL drivers. You could also try increasing the FPS in Windows 8 for a better gaming experience.
This 331.82 Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience in Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag and Need for Speed: Rivals. These Game Ready drivers will also provide performance enhancements in a wide variety of different games. When running at 4K resolutions, SLI performance increases by as much as 50% in key titles like Metro: Last Light, Crysis 3, and Battlefield 4.
In addition, the new 331.65 Game Ready driver is bundled with GeForce Experience v1.7.1 which includes support for two highly-anticipated new technologies. NVIDIA GameStream™ provides end users with the ability to stream PC games from their GeForce GTX-equipped PC directly to a SHIELD device. This update also introduces the Beta version of GeForce ShadowPlay™, an innovated new game capture tool with exceptional features and performance.
The nwe Nvidia GeForce R331 Drivers also come with the SLI Technology that add or update profiles in the following games Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag, Path of Exile, Natural Selection. Furthermore, it will update the following software parts, as well – new PhysX System Software 9.13.0725, new HD Audio v22.214.171.124 and the new GeForce Experience 1.7.1. Follow the links from below to download the latest Nvidia drivers for Windows 8.1
Nvidia GeForce driver updates for Windows 10 gamers
After this important update, Nvidia released many more drivers in order to support different game releases. After Windows 8.1, Windows 10 came with the best gaming setup ever known, so there were several compatibility updates coming out from Nvidia. Here are the biggest GeForce drivers updates for most played games in Windows 10:
- Nvidia GeForce update improves Far Cry 5 graphics, fixes memory leaks
- NVIDIA driver update optimizes ARK, PUBG and Destiny 2 graphics
- Download Nvidia’s New Graphics Drivers for Grand Theft Auto 5 on Windows
- NVIDIA updates its GeForce drivers with support for Titanfall 2, Dishonored 2, Obduction
Here are also some important updates that fixed lags, crashes, and other issues for gamers with different Nvidia GeForce models:
- NVIDIA GeForce WHQL Drivers for Windows 10 Updated for GTX 980 GPU
- Nvidia GeForce Driver Update fixes many game crashes and freezes
- Nvidia Releases GeForce WHQL Drivers for Windows 10 [Download]
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2013 and has been since revamped and updated for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.