Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 310.90 for Windows Vista/7/8 32-bit

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Date: January 8, 2013
File Size: 121.0 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista / 7 / 8
Downloads: 4,502

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This GeForce driver is recommended for the best experience in the blockbuster holiday games. GeForce R310 drivers add optimizations for Far Cry 3, providing up to 38% faster performance.

These drivers also include optimizations for 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:

  • Adds a security update for the Nvidia Display Driver service (nvvsvc.exe).
  • Improves performance for GeForce GTX 690:
    • Up to 19% faster performance in Autodesk 3ds Max when interacting with large models compared to GeForce GTX 480.
    • Up to 60% faster performance in ray tracing applications such as Nvidia iray and Chaos V-Ray (subject to the scene fitting into graphics memory) compared to GeForce GTX 480.
    • Up to 76% faster performance in the 3D extruded ray tracing capability in Adobe After Effects compared to GeForce GTX 480.
  • Updates SLI profiles for Far Cry 3 and NBA2k13.
  • Adds new 3D Vision profiles for the following games:
    • Aliens: Colonial Marines – rated Fair
    • GT Legends – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • LEGO: Lord of the Rings – rated Good
    • Miasmata – rated Good
    • Pirate101 – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Viking: Battle for Asgard – rated Excellent
    • Warframe – rated Good
    • Wizard101 – rated 3D Vision Ready

New in GeForce R310 Drivers:

  • 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:
    • GeForce GTX 680
    • GeForce GTX 660
      • Up to 24% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
      • Up to 10% in Battlefield 3
      • Up to 7% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
      • Up to 6% in Far Cry 3
      • Up to 5% in Dragon Age II
      • Up to 5% in Assassin's Creed III
      • Up to 4% in Batman: Arkham City
      • Up to 4% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • Nvidia SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
    • Far Cry 3 – updated SLI profile
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – updated SLI profile
    • Dirt: Showdown – updated SLI profile
    • Dota 2 - updated SLI profile
    • Dou Zhan Shen – updated SLI profile
    • F1 2012 - added SLI profile
    • FIFA 13 – added SLI profile
    • Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – updated SLI profile
    • Hawken – added SLI profile
    • Hitman: Absolution – added SLI profile
    • Natural Selection 2 – added SLI profile
    • Primal Carnage – added SLI profile
  • Nvidia 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
    • 007 Legends - rated Fair
    • Assassin's Creed III - rated Not Recommended
    • Bloody Good Time - rated Good
    • Bullet Run - rated Fair
    • Bunch of Heroes - rated Good
    • CABAL2 - rated Good
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 - rated Good
    • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission - rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Dark Souls - rated Fair
    • Dishonored - rated Fair
    • Euro Truck Simulator 2 - rated Excellent
    • FIFA 13 - rated Good
    • Hawken - rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Hitman: Absolution - rated Fair
    • I Am Alive - rated Fair
    • Lucius - rated Fair
    • Mabinogi Heroes - rated Fair
    • Medal of Honor: Warfighter - rated Fair
    • Metro: Last Light - rated Good
    • MLB 2K12 - rated Fair
    • NBA 2K12 - rated Good
    • NBA 2K13 - rated Good
    • Need for Speed: Most Wanted - rated Fair
    • Of Orcs and Men - rated Fair
    • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - rated Fair
    • Planetside 2 - rated Not Recommended
    • Prepar3D - rated Good
    • Sniper Elite V2 - rated Poor
    • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - rated Poor
    • The Amazing Spider-Man - rated Not Recommended
    • Tiny Troopers - rated Fair
    • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - rated Good
    • Total War Battles: SHOGUN - rated Good
    • Unmechanical - rated Good
    • War of the Roses rated Fair
    • World Rally Championship 3 rated Good
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair
  • 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
    • GT 140
    • 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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