Today Nvidia posted its first Release 270 WHQL-certified driver for GeForce GPUs, including an equivalent Verde driver for notebook PCs. Version 270.61 is available for download on GeForce.com
Users that previously installed the v270.51 beta which included the new NVIDIA Update software
will automatically get a notification on their PC for this new WHQL-certified driver.
Release 270.61 has performance optimizations that provide up to 6x the gaming performance, according to Nvidia. As an example of the performance improvements, on a GeForce GTX 580 Nvidia measured frame rate increases of 11% in Just Cause 2, 7% in Civilization V, 6% in Far Cry 2 SLI, 5% in Civilization V SLI, 5% in Left 4 Dead 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 SLI, 4% in H.A.W.X. 2 SLI, and 4% in Mafia 2 SLI.