The Release 275 beta driver v275.27 can cause significant performance
drop in The Witcher 2. This issue has been resolved in v275.33 drivers.
Please read this FAQ for more information on this issue.
Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several
PC games vs. v270.61 WHQL drivers. The following are some examples of
improvements measured on Windows 7. Results will vary depending on your GPU and
GeForce GTX 580:
Up to 4% in Crysis 2
Up to 5% in Civilization V with SLI
Up to 9% in Portal 2
Up to 13% in Bulletstorm with Antialiasing enabled
Up to 15% in Batman: Arkham Asylum with PhysX High
GeForce GTX 560:
Up to 6% in Crysis 2
Up to 8% in Portal 2
Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham Asylum with PhysX High
Up to 15% in Bulletstorm with Antialiasing enabled
Increases gaming performance by up to 12% for dual-core CPUs in
In Release 275, Nvidia Update adds automatic SLI, multi-GPU, and
antialiasing (AA) profile updates. These profile updates are automatically
downloaded from Nvidia and silently installed on your PC, keeping it
up-to-the-minute with the latest game profiles. When you install a Release
270 or later GeForce driver from www.Nvidia.com, you will be presented with
the option to install Nvidia Update.
Click here to learn more about
New Nvidia Control Panel user interface for configuring desktop scaling,
including new preview window.
Now consistently available for all displays (including VGA and HDMI
New scaling override option for Windows 7 gaming.
Improved desktop resizing user interface that guides the user to disable
overscanning using their HDTV controls and also provides a fallback option
to enable desktop resizing via the Nvidia Control panel.
Nvidia desktop resizing now creates a custom, resized resolution with 1:1
pixel mapping and resizes standard resolutions for games that don’t support
Nvidia 3D Vision
With Release 275 drivers, the 3D Vision Controller driver is now
included with all GPU driver installations. This driver package includes
v275.33 3D Vision Controller driver. Users are no longer required to install
a separate 3D Vision Controller driver or CD driver. For more information,
please view this
knowledgebase article for more information.
Portal 2 – fixed water reflection problem and updated convergence
setting to provide a better user experience
The Witcher 2 – Improved 3D Vision compatibility for all in-game
Installs HD Audio driver version 126.96.36.199
System Software to version 9.10.0514
Supports the new GPU-accelerated features in
Supports GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with Adobe Flash
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Supports the new version of MotionDSP's video enhancement software,
vReveal, which adds support for HD output. Nvidia customers can download a
free version of vReveal that supports up to SD output
Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing
Users without US English operating systems can select their language and
download the International driver
Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista
and Windows 7: Quad SLI technology using GeForce GTX 590, GeForce 9800 GX2 or
GeForce GTX 295, 3-way SLI technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor