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Monday, October 24, 2011
NVIDIA GeForce 285.62 WHQL Drivers Released


The new Nvidia GeForce 285.62 WHQL drivers are now available to download. Recommended for Battlefield 3, Batman: Arkham City and Rage, these drivers bundle together all the enhancements and updates contained within the 285.27 and 285.38 beta releases, in addition to new SLI and 3D Vision profiles for many of today's most popular games.

Performance Improvements

For Battlefield 3 Nvidia has improved performance by up to 11% since the release of the GeForce 285.38 beta drivers, has included several compatibility enhancements, a new and improved SLI profile, and a 3D Vision profile. Similarly, Rage has received enhancements since the release of the same drivers, and Batman: Arkham City compatibility has been implemented.

As mentioned, updates contained within the earlier beta drivers have been carried over, such as the many performance improvements made to games --between the release of the 280.26 WHQL drivers and today's 285.62 WHQL drivers-- when running on Nvidia's entire range of 500-Series graphics cards.

On the GeForce GTX 580, for example, SLI users can expect to receive frame rate boosts of up to:

- 13% in Metro 2033,
- 8% in STALKER: Call of Pripyat,
- 7% in Civilization V,
- 7% in F1 2010,
- 5% in Crysis 2 with the DirectX 11 Ultra Upgrade enabled,
- 5% in Lost Planet 2,
- And 5% in Mafia 2.

And single-GPU users will receive improvements of up to:

- 6% in Battlefield 3,
- 5% in Call Of Duty: Black Ops,
- And 5% in StarCraft II.

Likewise, on the GeForce GTX 560, SLI users will receive frame rate boosts of up to:

- 11% in STALKER: Call of Pripyat,
- 7% in Dragon Age II,
- 7% in F1 2010,
- 7% in Metro 2033,
- 5% in Battlefield: Bad Company 2,
- 5% in Crysis 2 with the DirectX 11 Ultra Upgrade enabled,
- 5% in Just Cause 2,
- 5% in Lost Planet 2,
- And 4% in Mafia 2.

And single-GPU users will receive performance improvements of up to:

- 11% in Battlefield 3
- 7% in StarCraft II,
- 6% in Call Of Duty: Black Ops,
- And 4% in Bulletstorm.

New SLI & 3D Vision Profiles

The new and updated SLI profiles included with the GeForce 285.62 WHQL drivers are as follows:

- Battlefield 3
- Dead Island
- Diablo III
- Dragon Age 2
- Need for Speed: The Run
- Saints Row: The Third

And similarly, the following 3D Vision profiles have been included:

- Aion
- Battlefield 3
- Diablo 3
- Dirt 3 (rating updated to Excellent)
- Dead Rising 2: Off The Record
- Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) 2
- Driver San Francisco
- F1 2011
- Football Manager 2012
- From Dust
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
- Last Remnant Benchmark
- Men of War: Assault Squad
- OIO The Game
- rFactor 2
- Rise of Flight
- Stock Car

Bug Fixes

Nvidia has fixed the reported driver timeouts, and World of WarCraft users will be especially pleased to hear that flickering experienced upon death on a SLI system has been rectified.

On Optimus notebooks, a Halo 2 crash has been rectified, as has an audio error that occurred when switching between 1080p and 480p resolutions.

Click here to download the new NVIDIA GeForce 285.62 WHQL drivers.


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