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NVIDIA releases new beta GeForce drivers, just in time for the holidays

NVIDIA's latest GeForce 310.61 beta drivers are here

By Anthony Garreffa on Nov 21, 2012 12:36 am CST - 1 min, 7 secs reading time

NVIDIA has just swooped in before the huge holiday rush with a new set of beta GeForce drivers in the form of the 310.61 beta. They're only a slight update on the last 310.54 before release, offering up improved support for PlanetSide 2 and Hitman: Absolution.

NVIDIA releases new beta GeForce drivers, just in time for the holidays | TweakTown.com

Call of Duty: Black Ops II gamers running on multi-GPU setups will also enjoy the new GeForce 310.61 beta drivers, as there's a new SLI profile included. 310.61 offers up all of the tweaks that were baked into the 310.54 drivers, including performance improvements such as 26% more performance for COD: Black Ops II, and 18% in Assassin's Creed III when compared to the 306.97 WHQL driver.

There's the usual blanket of performance improvements for other games such as Battlefield 3, MoH: Warfighter, Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim, StarCraft II and Dragon Age II. New or updated SLI profiles are also here, with Dirt: Showdown, Dota 2, Dou Zhan Shen, F1 2012, FIFA 13, Hawken, Hitman: Absolution, Natural Selection 2, Primal Carnage and Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad getting some lovin'.

Various 3D Vision profile improvements have also been baked in, as well as the usual bug fixes. You can get the new drivers here:

Desktop - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 32-Bit: Download Here

Desktop - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 64-Bit: Download Here

Notebook - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 32-Bit: Download Here

Notebook - Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 64-Bit: Download Here

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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