NVIDIA's new GeForce Hotfix driver 460.97 released, fixes 5 bugs

NVIDIA's new GeForce Hotfix Driver 460.97 fixes some issues that were reported by the community after the previous driver release.

@anthony256
Published Sat, Dec 19 2020 10:31 PM CST   |   Updated Fri, Jan 15 2021 8:30 PM CST

NVIDIA only just released its new GeForce 460.89 Game Ready driver, which introduced support for the new Vulkan 1.2 Ray Tracing feature in certain games.

NVIDIA's new GeForce Hotfix driver 460.97 released, fixes 5 bugs 517 | TweakTown.com

But, NVIDIA were quickly bombarded by users complaining about some key issues they addressed in this now new GeForce Hotfix Driver 460.97 release. NVIDIA explained: "The GeForce Hotfix driver is our way to trying to get some of these fixes out to you more quickly. These drivers are basically the same as the previous released version, with a small number of additional targeted fixes".

"The fixes that make it in are based in part on your feedback in the Driver Feedback threads and partly on how realistic it is for us to quickly address them. These fixes (and many more) will be incorporated into the next official driver release, at which time the Hotfix driver will be taken down".

You can download NVIDIA's new GeForce Hotfix Driver 460.97 here.

The fixes in question:

  • Some apps that use NVML may not detect GPU (3200758)
  • Stutter may be observed with some configurations in Marvel's Avengers (3197999)
  • Lenovo Y740 may display corruption on waking from sleep (3178279)
  • Some notebooks may BSOD when waking from sleep while connected to external monitor via dock/dongle (3162411)
  • With HDR enabled, black levels are incorrect. (200682795)

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. 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 custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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