As part of the
Nvidia Verde Notebook Driver Program, this is a reference driver that can be
installed on supported Nvidia notebook GPUs. However, please note that your
notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for
your specific notebook on their website. Nvidia recommends that you check with
your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may
not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.
Before downloading this driver:
- Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU (refer
to the Products Supported tab below).
- It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration.
Click here for instructions.
- If you own a Dell Inspiron 1420, Dell XPS M1330, Dell XPS M1530, or Dell
Latitude D630/D630c it is highly recommended that you first
install this Dell software update.
This is the first WHQL-certified driver from the R304 family of drivers
(304.xx to 306.xx) and the first WHQL-certified GeForce driver to combine
support for Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista into a single driver
This is the recommended driver for the upcoming blockbuster PC games
Borderlands 2 with PhysX and 3D Vision technology and
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria with 3D Vision and DirectX 11 support.
- Adds support for Nvidia TXAA
- Nvidia TXAA is new film-style anti-aliasing technique designed
specifically to reduce temporal aliasing (crawling and flickering in
motion) through a combination of hardware AA, custom CG film style AA
resolve, and a temporal filter.
The Secret World is the first game to support TXAA.
Read about it on GeForce.com.
- TXAA is supported on GeForce GTX 600-series Kepler-based GPUs.
- Learn more about
TXAA on GeForce.com.
- Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600M
Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 301.42 WHQL-certified drivers.
Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
- GeForce GTX 680
- Up to 18% in Batman: Arkham City
- Up to 15% in Dragon Age II
- Up to 10% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
- Up to 60% in Total War: Shogun 2 (fixes performance issue with
latest game patch)
- GeForce GTX 560
- Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham City
- Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 with SLI
- Up to 4% in Dragon Age II
- Up to 8% in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings with SLI
- Up to 7% in Lost Planet 2
- Nvidia SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
- Alan Wake's American Nightmare – added
- Borderlands 2 – added
- Darksiders 2 – added
- End of Nations - added
- F1 2011 – updated
- F1 2012 – added
- Final Fantasy XIV – updated
- Nexuiz - added
- Orcs Must Die! 2 – added
- PlanetSide 2 - updated
- Saints Row: The Third – updated
- Shogun 2: Total War – updated
- Sleeping Dogs – updated
- Spec Ops: The Line - added
- The Secret World - updated
- Torchlight II - added
- Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier - added
- Tornado Force - added
- Tribes: Ascend – updated
- Nvidia 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
- Alan Wake's American Nightmare – rated Not Recommended
- A New Dawn – rated Fair
- All Zombies Must Die! Scorepocalypse – rated Good
- ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead – rated Fair
- Bang Bang Racing – rated Excellent
- Borderlands 2 – updated profile with new convergence settings
- Brave – rated 3D Vision Ready
- Devil May Cry 4- rated Fair
- Depth Hunter – updated rating to 3D Vision Ready
- Dishonored – rated Good
- End of Nations – rated Good
- London 2012 The Official Video Game – rated Fair
- Mad Doc Jr.'s Doom Rails – rated Excellent
- Mass Effect 3 – updated in-game compatibility message and profile to
be more compatible with community 3D mods
- Max Payne 3 – updated rating to Excellent and updated in-game
compatibility message to inform users to use DirectX 11, disable MSAA
and use SSA0.
- Raiderz – rated Fair
- Roller Coaster Rampage – rated 3D Vision Ready
- SCANIA Truck Driving Simulator – rated Fair
- Street Fighter X Tekken – rated 3D Vision Ready
- Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends – rated Good
- Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters – rated Good
- Tribes: Ascend – rated Fair
- The Secret World – rated Good
- The Walking Dead – rating Good
- World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria – rated Excellent
- Other Profile Updates
- Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for Diablo III
- Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for L.A. Noire
- Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for Rayman Origins
- Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Star Wars:
The Old Republic
- Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support Counter-strike:
- Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support MechWarrior
- Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and
- Nvidia CUDA
- Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0604.
- Installs HD Audio v188.8.131.52.
- Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA
C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
This driver will install on the following GPUs (a few exceptions are noted at
the bottom of the page).
- GeForce 600M series
- GeForce GTX 680M, GeForce GTX 675M, GeForce GTX 670M, GeForce GTX
660M, GeForce GT 650M, GeForce GT 640M LE, GeForce GT 640M, GeForce GT
635M, GeForce GT 630M, GeForce GT 620M, GeForce 610M
- GeForce 500M series
- GeForce GTX 580M, GeForce GTX 570M, GeForce GTX 560M, GeForce GT
555M, GeForce GT 550M, GeForce GT 540M, GeForce GT 525M, GeForce GT
520M, GeForce GT 520MX
- GeForce 400M series
- GTX 485M, GTX 480M, GTX 470M, GTX 460M , GT 445M, GT 435M, GT 425M,
GT 420M, GT 415M, 410M
- GeForce 300M series
- GTS 360M, GTS 350M, GT 335M, GT 330M, GT 325M, GT 320M, 320M, 315M,
- GeForce 200M series
- GT 230M, GT 240M, G210M, GTX 285M, GTX 280M, GTS 250M, GTX 260M, GT
220M, G210M, G205M
- GeForce 100M series
- G 110M, GT 130M, GTS 160M, G 105M, G 103M, G 102M, GT 120M
- GeForce 9M series
- 9400M G, 9650M GS, 9200M GS, 9500M GS, 9400M GS, 9800M GS, 9300M GS,
9800M GT, 9100M G, 9800M GTS, 9500M G, 9700M GT, 9600M GS, 9650M GT,
9400M, 9300M G, 9800M GTX, 9600M GT, 9700M GTS
- GeForce 8M series
- 8800M GTS, 8600M GT, 8400M GT, 8800M GTX, 8800M GS, 8600M GS, 8700M
GT, 8400M GS, 8400M G, 8200M G, 8200M
- Quadro FX Notebook series
- 5010M, 5000M, 4000M, 3000M, 2000M, 1000M, FX 3800M, FX 3700M, FX
360M, FX 1600M, FX 380M, FX 370M, FX 3600M, FX 2800M, FX 2700M, FX 880M,
FX 770M, FX 570M, FX 1800M, FX 1700M
- Quadro NVS Notebook series
- NVS 5400M, NVS 5200M, NVS 5100M, NVS 4200M, NVS 3100M, NVS 2100M,
NVS 150M, NVS 160M, NVS 140M, NVS 320M, NVS 130M, NVS 135M
- ION Notebook series
- ION (Notebooks) , ION LE (Notebooks)
- Notebooks supporting Hybrid Power technology with Intel chipsets are not
supported (Nvidia Optimus technology is supported).
- The following Sony VAIO notebooks are included in the Verde notebook
program: Sony VAIO F Series with Nvidia GeForce 310M, GeForce GT 330M,
GeForce GT 425M, GeForce GT 520M or GeForce GT 540M. Other Sony VAIO
notebooks are not included (please contact Sony for driver support).
- Fujitsu notebooks are not included (Fujitsu Siemens notebooks are
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