Nvidia releases their Geforce 378.66 driver

Nvidia releases their Geforce 378.66 driver

Nvidia releases their Geforce 378.66 driver

Nvidia releases their Geforce 378.66 driver

 
Nvidia has now released their new Geforce 378.66 driver, which comes with game specific optimisations for For Honor, Sniper Elite 4 and Halo Wars 2.
 
This new driver also comes with several new video decode features, adding support to high-bit-depth decoding for VP9/HEVC content. 

  

Nvidia releases their Geforce 378.66 driver

 

Geforce 378.66 Game Ready driver release notes

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. 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

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Sniper Elite 4, For Honor, and Halo Wars 2  

 

New Features

- Video SDK 8.0
• High-bit-depth (10/12-bit) decoding (VP9/HEVC)
• OpenGL input surface support for encoder
• Weighted Prediction
• H.264 ME-only mode enhancements

 

 

Application SLI Profiles

No SLI profiles were added with this version.

 

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3DV profiles:

• Sniper elite 4 - Not recommended 3D Compatibility Mode Profiles

Added or updated the following compatibility mode profiles:

• Sniper Elite 4 - Excellent
• For Honor - Excellent

 

Windows 10 Issues

? [Pascal][Notebook]: The display remains blank while over installing the driver, requiring a reboot. [200273603]
? [GeForce GTX 980][CUDA]: Driver error occurs when trying to compute with GPUGrid CUDA application.[1869402] ? [NVENC][Steam]: NvFBC H.264 encode crashes. [1867544]
? [Surround][DirectX 11 apps] Only red and blue colors are visible when playing videos at resolutions >= 1080P on one surround monitor.[200273552] ? [GM204, Tom Clancy's The Division Survival DLC] Game crashes pointing to ntdll.dll when changed to full-screen and to windowed full-screen. [200252894] ? [GM204, ShadowPlay] For Honor silently crashes if intro video is skipped and instant replay is on. [200247313]
? [SLI] [GeForce GTX 970M] Level loading hangs in Gears of War 4. [1826307]
? [367.77, WDDM 2.1] Driver install/overinstall requires reboot. [1757931]
? [SLI, GP104] Installer prompts for reboot during express overinstall of 372.69 driver on 372.54. [200231806] ? [GM204] Quantum Break window either remains blank or freezes in game scene in windowed mode. [1804910]
? Surround Display icon disappears after rotate mode set to portrait. [200201040]
? [SLI] Street Fighter V performance drop (pause and play) observed when the game is played at 4K resolution with SLI enabled. [200172046]
? [Luxmark 3.0] Display driver stopped responding while running benchmark LuxBall HDR (Simple Bechmark:217K triangles). [200153736]
? [347.09, GM204] Blank screen observed on an ASUS Tiled display when system resumes from shutdown or hibernation with Fast boot option enabled from BIOS. [1591053]

 

Windows 8.1/Windows 8 Issues

? [3DVision] While a stereoscopic 3D video with stereoscopic 3D enabled is played, the monitor refresh rate switches to 60 Hz after changing the resolution using the Windows control panel. [1314811]
? [Video, Notebook] The NVIDIA Control Panel video color settings have no effect on YouTube flash video playback within Internet Explorer 10. [999485] Windows 7 Issues
? [GeForce GTX 1080] Battlefield 1 hangs when campaign loaded with Fast Sync enabled from the NVIDIA Control Panel. [200254350]
? [SLI] Street Fighter V performance drop (pause and play) observed when the game is played at 4K resolution with SLI enabled. [200172046]
? [3DVision] While a stereoscopic 3D video with stereoscopic 3D enabled is played, the monitor refresh rate switches to 60 Hz after changing the resolution using the Windows control panel. [1314811]

 

GPU Compatibility 

GeForce 1000 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan X, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050

GeForce 900 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan X, GeForce 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series:
GeForce GTX TITAN Z, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN, 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 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 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 620, GeForce GT 610, GeForce 605

GeForce 500 Series:
GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 580, GeForce GTX 570, GeForce GTX 560 Ti, GeForce GTX 560 SE, GeForce GTX 560, GeForce GTX 555, GeForce GTX 550 Ti, GeForce GT 545, GeForce GT 530, GeForce GT 520, GeForce 510

GeForce 400 Series:
GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470, GeForce GTX 465, GeForce GTX 460 SE v2, GeForce GTX 460 SE, GeForce GTX 460, GeForce GTS 450, GeForce GT 440, GeForce GT 430, GeForce GT 420

 

 

378.66 Download Links


Windows 7/8/8.1 - 32 Bit

Windows 7/8/8.1 - 64 Bit

Windows 10 - 32 Bit 

Windows 10 - 64 Bit 

 

378.66 Release Notes

 

You can read this driver's release notes here.

 

You can join the discussion on Nvidia's Geforce 378.66 Driver on the OC3D Forums.

 

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Most Recent Comments

14-02-2017, 13:20:52

NeverBackDown
AMD got a for honor driver out before Nvidia? Wow. That's certainly interestingQuote

15-02-2017, 03:47:55

Breit
Quote:
High-bit-depth (10/12-bit) decoding (VP9/HEVC)
Only for GeForce 1000 series or also for GeForce 900 series?Quote
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