Nvidia GeForce Notebook Graphics Driver 310.54 Beta for Windows Vista/7/8 32-bit

Date: November 12, 2012
File Size: 166.0 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista / 7 / 8
Downloads: 355

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As part of the Nvidia 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:

  1. Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU (refer to the Products Supported tab below).
  2. It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration. Click here for instructions.
  3. 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 recommended driver for the best experience in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Assassin's Creed III, providing up to 26% faster performance in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and up to 18% faster performance in Assassin’s Creed III, as well as smooth, shimmer-free graphics with TXAA antialiasing in both games.

What's New:

Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 306.97 WHQL drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

Nvidia SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:

Nvidia 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles (new in 310.33):

  • Assassin's Creed III rated Not Recommended
  • Bloody Good Time rated Good
  • Bullet Run rated Fair
  • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 rated Good
  • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission rated 3D Vision Ready
  • Dark Souls rated Fair
  • Dishonored rated Fair
  • FIFA 13 rated Good
  • Hitman: Absolution rated Fair
  • I Am Alive rated Fair
  • MLB 2K12 rated Fair
  • NBA 2K12 rated Good
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted rated Fair
  • Sniper Elite V2 rated Poor
  • Tiny Troopers rated Fair
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD rated Good
  • Total War Battles: SHOGUN rated Good
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair

Nvidia 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles (new in 310.54):

  • 007 Legends rated Fair
  • The Amazing Spider-Man rated Not Recommended
  • Bunch of Heroes rated Good
  • CABAL2 rated Good
  • Euro Truck Simulator 2 rated Excellent
  • Hawken rated 3D Vision Ready
  • Lucius rated Fair
  • Mabinogi Heroes rated Fair
  • Medal of Honor: Warfighter rated Fair
  • Metro: Last Light rated Good
  • NBA 2K13 rated Good
  • Novlum Demes Editor rated Excellent
  • Of Orcs and Men rated Fair
  • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation rated Fair
  • Planetside 2 rated Not Recommended
  • Prepar3D rated Good
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 rated Poor
  • Unmechanical rated Good
  • War of the Roses rated Fair
  • World Rally Championship 3 rated Good

Other Profile Updates

  • Updated Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Counter-strike: Global Offensive
  • Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Cross Fire
  • Updated Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Darksides 2
  • Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Dragon Nest
  • Updated Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
  • Updated Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Mechwarrrior Online
  • Added Nvidia Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Meng San Guo

Nvidia CUDA

Nvidia SSAA

  • Added negative LOD adjustments for Nvidia’s full-screen sparse grid supersampling mode to improve image sharpness.

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031. This version fixes a bug that caused some applications including Unreal Tournament III, Trine, and Metro 2033 not to launch.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
  • 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, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

Supported Products:

  • GeForce 600 series
    • GTX 690, GTX 680, GTX 670, GTX 660 Ti, GTX 660, GTX 650 Ti, GTX 650, GT 645, GT 640, GT 630, GT 620, GT 610, 605
  • GeForce 500 series
    • GTX 590, GTX 580, GTX 570, GTX 560 Ti, GTX 560 SE, GTX 560, GTX 555, GTX 550 Ti, GT 545, GT 530, GT 520, 510
  • GeForce 400 series
    • GTX 480, GTX 470, GTX 465, GTX 460 v2, GTX 460 SE v2, GTX 460 SE, GTX 460, GTS 450, GT 440, GT 430, GT 420, 405
  • GeForce 300 series
    • GT 340, GT 330, GT 320, 315, 310
  • GeForce 200 series
    • GTX 295, GTX 285, GTX 280, GTX 275, GTX 260, GTS 250, GTS 240, GT 240, GT 230, GT 220, G210, 210, 205
  • GeForce 100 series
    • GTS 150, GT 130, GT 120, G 100
  • GeForce 9 series
    • 9800 GX2, 9800 GTX/GTX+, 9800 GT, 9600 GT, 9600 GSO, 9600 GS, 9500 GT, 9500 GS, 9400 GT, 9400, 9300 GS, 9300 GE, 9300, 9200, 9100
  • GeForce 8 series
    • 8800 Ultra, 8800 GTX, 8800 GTS 512, 8800 GTS, 8800 GT, 8800 GS, 8600 GTS, 8600 GT, 8600 GS, 8500 GT, 8400 SE, 8400 GS, 8400, 8300 GS, 8300, 8200 / nForce 730a, 8200, 8100 / nForce 720a
  • ION series
    • ION LE, ION

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