Drivers articles

Nvidia Hotfix driver 384.80 adds Netflix 4K support on Pascal GPUs

Last week we reported on the release of GeForce graphics driver 384.76 but since then a few new features have been discovered. Namely DX12 support on older Fermi graphics cards and Netflix 4K streaming on Pascal GPUs running Windows 10. The small number update to 384.80 is due to a fatal flaw fix affecting Watch Dogs 2. You can download the latest GeForce Hotfix Driver 384.80 here.

New Nvidia drivers for Prey, Battlezone, and Gears of War 4

If you're playing Prey, Battlezone, or Gears of War 4, this is for you. Nvidia's driver team, which works up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day one, has released this new set of drivers for the previously mentioned titles. Like all major Nvidia drivers, these have a WHQL certification and are available for Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7.

New Radeon Crimson Hotfix adds support for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands

Ghost Recon fans rejoice, AMD has released a new Crimson Hotfix that adds support for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands just released today. The updated driver promises up to 6% performance improvement on Radeon RX 480 when compared to Crimson ReLive 17.2.1, and if that's not enough there's a long list of bug fixes. Read the release notes and find the download links here.

Intel releases last Haswell IGP drivers for Windows 7 and 8

Intel has released what will be their last set of integrated graphics drivers (IGP) for Haswell-class processors on Windows 7 and 8.1. This includes Haswell Core, Pentium, and Celeron CPUs launched between late 2013 and early 2015. Windows 10 support will continue. This new version adds support for 3rd-party EDID utilities, meant for advanced users only. For average users there are a number of bug fixes. Enter here for more details and download links.

Realtek HD Audio Codec drivers updated to version 2.80

It's been over a year since Realtek updated its HD Audio Codec drivers and considering these audio chips are very popular on desktop and laptop OEM systems we felt compelled to give them a mention. Release notes don't offer much details on what's new though you can expect better compatibility across the board. As usual you can head to our drivers section for this and more timely updates.