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NVIDIA release GeForce 290.53 beta drivers, includes Skyrim tweaks

NVIDIA release new beta drivers, version 290.53

| Software News | Posted: Dec 22, 2011 2:33 am

AMD have been releasing a constant onslaught of drivers lately, but NVIDIA have stayed even with them, constantly releasing new drivers in this holiday season as there have been many AAA+ titles released. The latest release from the green team is the 290.53 beta drive, which includes performance optimizations for Skyrim, as well as other, miscellaneous enhancements.

 

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NVIDIA mentioned the Skyrim in their list of improvements, which is a good sign:

 

Increases performance by up to 25 percent vs. 290.36 drivers on indoor scenes (measured with GeForce GTX 560 at 19×10 Ultra).

Updates the NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support to a higher performance profile.

Adds new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match Skyrim crosshairs.

 

Other bits included with the 290.53 beta drivers are SLI and 3D Vision profiles for a bunch of new titles, including Trine 2. NVIDIA says that GeForce 400- and 500-series GPUs should no longer see "random instances of triangular artifacts" when playing Battlefield 3.

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