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NVIDIA released 334.89 WHQL drivers along with newer GTX GPUs

With the release of new GTX cards, NVIDIA releases a new drivers.

Published Tue, Feb 18 2014 9:55 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

After releasing the GeForce GTX 750, 750 Ti and GTX Titan Black video cards, NVIDIA released the GeForce 334.89 WHQL drivers. The chip maker claims that the new driver has performance optimizations of up to 19%, along with 12 new and improved 3D Vision profiles and 6 new SLI profiles.

NVIDIA released 334.89 WHQL drivers along with newer GTX GPUs | TweakTown.com

According to the release notes, the 334.89 WHQL drivers have introduced fixes for certain games and applications, such as fixing low frame rate, frame drops and shuttering issues in Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Director's Cut, losing ambient occlusion while sprinting in Half-Life 2 and providing 'Enable SLI' option in its control panel for GTX 460 in SLI. Another notable fix was for NVIDIA ShadowPlay, as the older drivers caused certain games to crash or lock up with 3-way/Quad SLI setups.

NVIDIA also pointed out certain issues with the newer WHQL drives, such as Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Warframe unable to use GPU PhysX acceleration on Maxwell GPUs with 32-bit operating systems, though NVIDIA also points out that Ubisoft will release a game patch in March for Assassin's Creed IV, whereas Digital Extreme would release a new patch very soon.

According to NVIDIA, the following games have gained performance from GTX Titan, GTX 780 Ti, GTX 780 and GTX 770:

  • Up to 19% in F1 2013
  • Up to 18% in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 16% in Hitman Absolution
  • Up to 15% in Company of Heroes 2
  • Up to 10% in Assassin's Creed 3
  • Up to 7% in BioShock Infinite
  • Up to 6% in Sniper Elite V2
  • Up to 5% in Total War: Rome 2

The following games have SLI profiles:

  • Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry
  • Assassin's Creed Liberation HD
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut
  • Gas Guzzlers
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • The Crew

The drivers can be installed from the following links:

Desktop:

Windows XP 32bit

Windows XP 64bit

Windows 8/7 32-bit

Windows 8/7 64-bit

Notebook:

Windows 8/7 32bit

Windows 8/7 64bit

NEWS SOURCE:geforce.com

After being a long time PC enthusiast and a former contributor for many Indian based PC and Tech forums, Roshan now joins TweakTown covering tech news and also any developments from India. Like many enthusiasts, with years of being involved in many Indian tech forums and running his own tech site, he's commonly referred by his forum nickname 'The Sorcerer' by many old and new fellow PC enthusiasts, followed by few companies from time to time. He's also the winner of the TweakTown's Computex 2012 Taipei trip. If any free time is left, Roshan prefers to play FPS games.

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