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NVIDIA GeForce 290.36 beta delivers Ambient Occlusion for Skyrim and MW3

Posted on Monday, November 28 2011 @ 23:16:29 CET by

NVIDIA released the GeForce 290.36 beta driver, you can download it over here. This release includes lots of bug fixes and Ambient Occlusion support for Skyrim and COD: Modern Warfare 3. Laptop users can download Verde 290.36 beta over here.
New in R290 Drivers

NVIDIA Ambient Occlusion
  • Adds NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. See the comparison screenshots on GeForce.com.
  • Adds NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. See the comparison screenshots on GeForce.com.

    NVIDIA PhysX
  • Updates PhysX System Software to version for the best PhysX experience in Batman: Arkham City.

    NVIDIA Surround
  • Enables NVIDIA Surround support for Intel X79 SLI-certified motherboards.

  • Added or updated SLI profiles for Crysis 2, Heroes and Generals, Inversion, Stronghold 3, and Syndicate.

    3D Vision
  • Adds support for 3D Vision over native DisplayPort 1.1 connection - available on BenQ XL2420T and BenQ XL2420TX monitors.
  • Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles:
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – rated Good
  • Cang Sheng (苍生 – rated Good
  • Diablo 3 – rated Good
  • Fei fei (飞飞 – rated Good
  • Final Combat (大冲锋 – rated Good
  • L.A. Noire – updated rating to 3D Vision Ready
  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 – rated Fair
  • Qian Nv You Hun Online (倩女幽魂Online) – rated Good
  • QQ Xi You (QQ西游 – rated Good
  • Sonic Generations – rated Good
  • Xian Tu (仙途 – rated Good
  • Yong Bing Tian Xia Online (拥兵天下 Online) – rated Good

    HD Audio
  • Updates HD Audio driver to version

    Some Key Bug Fixes
  • Fixes random flickering as Windows boot logo is loading or fading away.
  • Fixes corruption in Crysis 2 with SLI and lower quality shadow settings.
  • Fixes ability to set Surround resolutions to 5760x1080 using custom resolutions.
  • Fixes some random instances of triangular artifacts when playing Battlefield 3.
  • Fixes corruption seen in Settlers 7 with 275.33 drivers.



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