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Nvidia launches its Geforce 466.27 WHQL driver for Metro Exodus, Mass Effect, and Resident Evil

This driver is ready for your May 2021 gaming needs

Nvidia's Geforce 466.11 driver's ready for Mortal Shell's RTX update and Valorant's Reflex update

Nvidia launches its Geforce 466.27 WHQL driver for Metro Exodus, Mass Effect, and Resident Evil

Nvidia's latest GPU driver is ready for your May 2021 gaming needs, delivering "Game Ready" support for Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition, Mass Effect Legendary Edition and Resident Evil Village. This graphics driver also ships with support for five new G-Sync compatible displays and addresses several bugs. 

Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition is one of the first PC game to require hardware-accelerated ray tracing to run. With this enhanced version of Metro Exodus, Ray Traced Global illumination will be available from every light within the game, ray-traced emissive lighting and ray traced reflections. The game will also support DLSS 2.0 on Geforce hardware.   
 

Nvidia launches its Geforce 466.27 WHQL driver for Metro Exodus, Mass Effect, and Resident Evil  

GeForce Game Ready Driver

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready for the Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition

This new Game Ready Driver provides support for the Metro Exodus PC Enhanced Edition, which adds additional ray-traced effects and NVIDIA DLSS 2.0 for greater performance and improved image quality. Additionally, this release also provides optimal support for Mass Effect Legendary Edition and Resident Evil Village, along with support for 5 new G-SYNC Compatible displays.

New Features and Other Changes

- Added support for DirectX 12 Agility SDK.
- This driver updates the hash limiter for the GeForce RTX 3060 12GB and is required for product shipped starting mid-May

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 466.27

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

Fixed Issues in this Release

- [NVIDIA Reflex][Rainbow Six Siege]: Fixed a number of performance related issues related to
NVIDIA Reflex and Rainbow Six Siege.
- [HDMI 2.1:] In-game FPS may be capped to the display refresh rate when "Vertical sync" is set
to Off [3285334].
- [Rigid Gems][Prepar3D]: The applications may crash or fail to launch.[3285067/3286874]

Open Issues in Version 466.27 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 466.27 WHQL of the Release 465 driver has open issues and enhancement requests associated with it. This section includes lists of issues that are either not fixed or not implemented in this version. Some problems listed may not have been thoroughly investigated and, in fact, may not be NVIDIA issues. Others may have workaround solutions.

For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your particular notebook.

Windows 10 Issues

- Yellow bang with Error Code 10 appears by the NVIDIA Platform Controllers and Framework Properties in Device Manager after Express or Custom driver installation without reboot.[200716134] Reboot the system to clear the error, otherwise Dynamic Boost cannot be enabled.
- [Mortal Shell]: Unusual increase in the brightness occurs when Shadow Quality is set to Low or Medium. [200724762] To work around, set the Shadow Quality to High or Ultra.
- [Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War]: The game may crash on GeForce GTX 10 series GPUs. [200719668] ? [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341]
- [Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. [3202250]
- [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game while any GPU hardware monitoring tool is running in the background. [3152190]
- [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]

 

Nvidia launches its Geforce 466.27 WHQL driver for Metro Exodus, Mass Effect, and Resident Evil  

Product Compatibility (Desktop graphics cards)

Nvidia RTX 30 series

Geforce RTX 3090, Geforce RTX 3080, Geforce RTX 3070, RTX 3060 Ti, RTX 3060

Nvidia RTX 20 series

Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, Geforce RTX 2080 Super, Geforce RTX 2080, Geforce RTX 2070 Super, Geforce RTX 2070, Geforce RTX 2060 Super, Geforce RTX 2060

NVIDIA TITAN Series

NVIDIA TITAN V, NVIDIA TITAN Xp, NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal), GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX TITAN X, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN Z, Geforce Titan RTX

GeForce 16 Series

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650

GeForce 10 Series

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series

GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series

GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720, GeForce GT 710

GeForce 600 Series

GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630


466.27 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 - 64 Bit

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