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Nvidia releases their Geforce 418.81 WHQL Driver for RTX Mobile GPUs and DLSS in 3DMARK

RTX mobile and DLSS support

Nvidia releases their Geforce 418.81 WHQL Driver for RTX Mobile GPUs and DLSS in 3DMARK

Nvidia releases their Geforce 418.81 WHQL Driver for RTX Mobile GPUs 

Nvidia has launched their Geforce 418.81 WHQL driver for Windows, providing support for the company's new RTX mobile graphics hardware as well as DLSS support within 3DMARK's new DLSS feature test.  

On top of these update, Nvidia is also offering their users updated SLI profiles for Anthem, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Battlefleet Gotic: Armada 2, NBA 2019 and Space Hulk Tactics. Nvidia also boasts a performance boost in The Witcher 3 when using SLI and G-Sync with Pascal and Maxwell graphics cards. 
 

 

What’s New in Version 418.81 WHQL

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-one.

Gaming Technology

Includes support for new GeForce RTX laptops, and delivers the optimum performance in Futuremark's 3DMark Port Royal benchmark, which has just added a new feature test for NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS).

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

• Anthem
• Assetto Corsa Competizione - AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
• Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 - AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
• Life is strange Season 2 - AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
• NBA 2K19 - AFR enabled for Turing GPUs
• Space Hulk Tactics - AFR enabled for Turing GPU

Software Module Versions

• nView - 149.34
• HD Audio Driver - 1.3.38.13
• NVIDIA PhysX System Software - 9.18.0907
• GeForce Experience - 3.16.0.140
• CUDA - 10.0

New Features

- Implemented performance improvements on multiple titles, such as Witcher 3. when using G-SYNC and SLI on Pascal and Maxwell GPUs.


Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 418.81


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

- [Gamestream][OS HDR]: Stream is not set to launch in HDR despite having HDR display attached to the PC and client. [2467526]
- [GeForce Experience]: Share FPS overlay appears in the Twitter UWP app from the Microsoft Store. [2465033]
- [G-SYNC]: Flickering may occurs in games if G-SYNC is enabled. [2399845] ? [G-SYNC]: With G-SYNC enabled, after hot-pugging a G-SYNC display and then a GSYNC Compatible display, the right half of the G-SYNC Compatible display may go blank. [200484819]

Open Issues in Version 418.81 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 418.81 WHQL of the Release 418 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

- [GeForce RTX 20 series]: Event ID 14 error appears in event viewer logs when Digital Vibrance setting is changed. [2488424]
- [SLI][Shadow of the Tomb Raider][G-SYNC]: Flickering occurs in the game when launched with SLI, HDR, and G-SYNC enabled [200467122]
- [G-SYNC]: With a G-SYNC and G-SYNC Compatible display connected in clone mode, flashing occurs on games played on the G-SYNC display with G-SYNC enabled. [200482157]
- [HDR][Ni no Kuni 2]: Enabling HDR causes the application to crash when launched. [2483952]
- [ARK Survival]: Multiple errors and then blue-screen crash may occur when playing the game. [2453173] ? [Batman: Arkham Origins]: PhysX fog renders incorrectly [2451459]
- [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
- Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR) is not available for monitors with 4k2k timings. [2496987]
- Random desktop flicker occurs on some multi-display PCs [2453059]

Nvidia releases their Geforce 418.81 WHQL Driver for RTX Mobile GPUs and DLSS in 3DMARK  

Product Compatibility

Nvidia RTX 20 series

Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, Geforce RTX 2080, Geforce RTX 2070, 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 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


418.81 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 - 64 Bit
Windows 7 - 64-Bit


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04-02-2019, 14:20:27

NeverBackDown
Performance boost in the Witcher 3? Oh sounds like another 5 playthroughs for proper testingQuote
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