This is the first beta driver from the R304 family of drivers.
New in R304 Drivers:
•Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 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
◦Fixes an intermittent vsync stuttering issue with GeForce GTX 600-series GPUs.
◦Fixes an issue where some manufacturer’s factory overclocked cards default to and run at lower clocks.
◦Fixes a performance issue in Total War: Shogun 2 with the latest game patch.
•NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:◦Spec Ops: The Line
◦F1 2011 – updated profile
◦Final Fantasy XIV – updated profile
◦Saints Row: The Third – updated profile
•NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:◦Alan Wake's American Nightmare – rated Poor◦Borderlands 2 – updated profile with new convergence settings◦Depth Hunter – updated rating to 3D Vision Ready◦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.◦Street Fighter X Tekken – rated 3D Vision Ready◦Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters – rated Good◦Tribes: Ascend – rated Fair
◦The Walking Dead – rating Good•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 antialiasing support The Secret World
◦Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Star Wars: The Old Republic
◦Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and Movie Maker.
◦Surround settings now persisted after new driver overinstall.