NVIDIA GeForce 496.76 WHQL offers lots of optimizations

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 16 2021 @ 22:59 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Quite a big driver release from NVIDIA today as the GeForce 496.76 WHQL offers lots of optimizations as well as support for NVIDIA Image Scaling. The NVIDIA Image Scaling (NIS) technology is released as open source code and is now a lot easier to use. The green team promises best-in-class spatial scaling and sharpening.

Game Ready support for:
This new Game Ready Driver provides the best day-0 gaming experience for Battlefield 2042, which utilizes NVIDIA DLSS and maximize performance and NVIDIA Reflex to minimize latency. In addition, this new Game Ready Driver offers support for the latest new titles to leverage DLSS technology, including Assetto Corsa Competizione, Bright Memory: Infinite, Farming Simulator 22, Hot Wheels Unleashed, and Myth of Empires. Additionally, this Game Ready Driver also provides the best experience for Ruined King: A League of Legends Story.
Fixed issues:
  • [WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship/WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship]: The games crash on launch. [3409320/3409312]
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint]: Textures in the game may flicker. [3410593]
  • Transport Fever]: The game crashes upon launch. [3411731]
  • Transport Fever 2]: Null pointer exception occurs in the display driver. [3409614]
  • [Quake 2 RTX]: Image corruption occurs in the blurred (bloom effect) background. [3410802]
  • [Far Cry 6][DirectX 12][GeFOrce RTX 3070 Ti]: With ULTRA + DXR + HD textures set, the game crashes at 4K. [3391784]
  • [Detroit Become Human]: Random stuttering/freezing occurs in the game. [3389250]
  • [Red Dead Redemption 2]: The game crashes with TDR or the system crashes while running the game. [200766423]
  • [Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War]: The game randomly crashes. [3413347]
  • [Marvel's Avengers Xbox Game Pass for PC version]: Game may randomly crash during gameplay [3404644]
You can download the latest GeForce drivers over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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