This is the first unified driver from the R300 family of drivers (versions
300.00 to 301.99).
GeForce R300 drivers are packed with new industry-leading, GeForce-exclusive
features as well as some really nice performance increases in top games.
New GPU Support – Adds support for the new GeForce GTX 680, the fastest,
most efficient GPU ever built. Explore GeForce GTX 680 and its new SMX
architecture on GeForce.com.
Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500
Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 296.10 WHQL-certified drivers.
Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
GeForce GTX 570/580:
Up to 23% in Just Cause 2 with SLI
Up to 21% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Up to 17% in StarCraft II with SLI
Up to 14% in Far Cry 2 with SLI
Up to 9% in Bulletstorm
Up to 7% in Civilization V
Up to 6% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution with SLI
Up to 6% in Dragon Age 2 with SLI
Up to 5% in Metro 2033 with SLI
Up to 5% in Total War: Shogun 2
GeForce GTX 560/560 Ti:
Up to 20% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Up to 15% in Just Cause 2 with SLI
Up to 13% in Far Cry 2 with SLI
Up to 12% in Bulletstorm
Up to 11% in Civilization V
Up to 10% in StarCraft II with SLI
Up to 9% in Batman: Arkham City
Up to 4% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution with SLI
Up to 4% in Dragon Age 2 with SLI
Up to 4% in Metro 2033 with SLI
Up to 4% in Total War: Shogun 2
Nvidia FXAA Technology – shader-based anti-aliasing technology
available from the Nvidia Control Panel that enables ultra-fast
anti-aliasing in hundreds of PC games. FXAA delivers similar quality to 4x
multi-sample antialiasing (MSAA) but is up to 60% faster, enabling
substantially higher performance in games. FXAA is supported on all GeForce
8-series and later GPUs. Note: This feature is disabled for games that
already have built-in support for FXAA. Visit GeForce.com to learn more.
Nvidia SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI
Call of Juarez: The Cartel
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link
Left 4 Dead
Orcs Must Die!
Risen 2: Dark Waters
The Darkness II
Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0213.
Installs HD Audio v18.104.22.168.
Supports OpenGL 4.2
Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA
C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
Supports single GPU and Nvidia SLI technology* on DirectX 9
*Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista
and Windows 7: GeForce GTX 680 SLI, Quad SLI technology, 3-way SLI
technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor support.