Saturday, July 26, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Bose Says Beats Electronics Infringe its Patents
IBM Talks With Globalfoundries Stall Over Price: report
Verizon to Throttle "Unlimited" Data Users
Tablet Market Grows in Second Quarter
The Pirate Bay Goes Mobile
ASUS Announces Strix DSP, Strix Claw, Strix Tactic Pro and Strix Glide Series
China Telecom to Offer The Xbox One System
Thermaltake Debuts the Water 3.0 Ultimate All-In-One Liquid
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > NVIDIA ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, November 28, 2011
NVIDIA GeForce 290.36 Beta Drivers Released


The new NVIDIA GeForce 290.36 beta drivers are now available to download.

Recommended for gamers diving into Batman: Arkham City , the drivers also add official support for Ambient Occlusion in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Furthermore, a Battlefield 3 fix is included to combat the random appearance of triangular artifacts, a SLI shadow bug is stamped out in Crysis 2, and Settlers 7 corruption is eliminated.

On the tech side, the 290.36 beta drivers enable NVIDIA Surround on newly-released X79 SLI-certified motherboards, and native 3D Vision DisplayPort 1.1 connections are now possible on BenQ XL2420T and BenQ XL2420TX monitors.

As mentioned, the 290.36 beta drivers now allow for the use of Ambient Occlusion directly through the control panel in the two most popular titles of the moment: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

If you're unfamiliar with Ambient Occlusion, it is most easily described as a way to make in-game shadowing more realistic, and therefore better. The effect can be enabled through the NVIDIA Control Panel. Of course, there will be a performance impact, depending on your hardware set up.

Release Notes In Full

NVIDIA Ambient Occlusion

  • Adds NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
  • Adds NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

NVIDIA PhysX

  • Updates PhysX System Software to version 9.11.1107 for the best PhysX experience in Batman: Arkham City.

NVIDIA Surround

  • Enables NVIDIA Surround support for Intel X79 SLI-certified motherboards.

NVIDIA SLI

  • Added or updated SLI profiles for Crysis 2, Heroes and Generals, Inversion, Stronghold 3, and Syndicate.

3D Vision

  • Adds support for 3D Vision over native DisplayPort 1.1 connection - available on BenQ XL2420T and BenQ XL2420TX monitors.
  • Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles:
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Rated Good
    • Cang Sheng – Rated Good
    • Diablo 3 – Rated Good
    • Fei fei – Rated Good
    • Final Combat – Rated Good
    • L.A. Noire – Updated Rating To 3D Vision Ready
    • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 – Rated Fair
    • Qian Nv You Hun Online – Rated Good
    • QQ Xi You – Rated Good
    • Sonic Generations – Rated Good
    • Xian Tu – Rated Good
    • Yong Bing Tian Xia Online – Rated Good

HD Audio

  • Updates HD Audio driver to version 1.3.9.0.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes random flickering as Windows boot logo is loading or fading away.
  • Fixes corruption in Crysis 2 with SLI and lower quality shadow settings.
  • Fixes ability to set Surround resolutions to 5760x1080 using custom resolutions.
  • Fixes some random instances of triangular artifacts when playing Battlefield 3.
  • Fixes corruption and flickering of some objects in Battlefield 3 in the New York single-player level when anti-aliasing is enabled.
  • Fixes corruption seen in Settlers 7 with the NVIDIA 275.33 drivers.
  • Fixes playback of videos or live TV using Window Media Center resulting in a black screen.
  • Fixes the issue where 1920x1080 @60Hz PC resolution mode switched down to @59Hz.
  • Fixes mouse cursor flickering and shaking in Crysis 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Deus Ex and Civilization V when SLI is enabled when using 3DTV Play.

Click here to download the GeForce 290.36 beta drivers.



Previous
Next
Top 2011 Searches From Bing        All News        Researchers Defeat Intel's HDCP Protection Scheme
NVIDIA Releases New Geforce GTX 560 Ti With 448 CUDA Cores     Graphics Cards News      AMD Releases Catalyst 11.11 and CAP 1 for Radeon GPUs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
NVIDIA Launches Shield Tablet For Gamers
Nvidia's New Gaming Product Is a New Shield Tablet
Nvidia To Release New Gaming Device
NVIDIA 64-bit GPUs Get Into Servers
New NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 Released
GeForce 340.43 Beta Drivers Released
NVIDIA GameWorks To Enhance Assassin?s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew & Tom Clancy's The Division
Nvidia Releases $5000 GPU Starter DevKit
NVIDIA Introduces The Sub-$100 GeForce GT 740 Graphics Card
Nvidia Unveils GTX Titan Z Dual GK110 GPU Graphics Card
Nvidia Releases Drivers For Watch Dogs
Nvidia Holds Market Share In Add-in Board Market

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .