NVIDIA Releases Beta Drivers, Bolsters Skyrim and Battlefield 3

Written by John Ponio    Friday, 11 November 2011 16:32


NVIDIA has recently released a new set of beta drivers that beef up 3D and SLI support as well as single-card performance for quite a few new games, including Skyrim and Battlefield 3. Be warned, these are beta drivers so you may run into problems if you update. Generally they're pretty reliable, though. Go ahead and download them here. Here's some of what they do:

Includes several bug fixes and performance improvements for Battlefield 3:

  • Fixes cases of irregular performance (stuttering) primarily seen on DirectX 10 GPUs. The fix improves the performance of both DX10 and DX11 GPUs.
  • Fixes shadow map corruption seen with DirectX 10 GPUs.
  • Fixes cases of black corruption lines/triangles with DirectX 10 GPUs.
  • Fixes black screen during playback using Windows Media Center.

Added or updated SLI profiles for the following games:

  • Aion v3.0
  • Anno 2070
  • Assassins Creed: Revelations
  • Bastion
  • Need for Speed: The Run
  • Payday: The Heist
  • The Adventures of Tintin
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles:
  • Airline Tycoon 2 – Rated Fair
  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations – Rated Good
  • Batman: Arkham City – Updated Rating To 3D Vision Ready
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Rated Excellent
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Rated Excellent
  • FIFA 12 – Rated Good
  • Hard Reset – Updated Rating To 3D Vision Ready
  • inMomentum – Rated Fair
  • The Lord of the Rings: War In The North – Rated Good
  • Smash Cars – Rated Fair
  • Two Worlds II: Castle Defense – Rated Good
  • Zombie Driver – Rated Excellent