Nvidia Releases the GeForce 326.80 Beta Drivers

Nvidia’s newest Driver, the GeForce 326.80 has been released in beta form this week. This game ready driver will help you get the most out of your Splinter Cell: Blacklist gaming experience. It is also being recommended as a driver update for the Windows 8.1 preview, as well as providing a boost in performance for a number of games.

Splinter Cell on Nvidia
Splinter Cell on Nvidia

Here is what’s new in the R326 Drivers from the Nvidia GeForce drivers page.

Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 320.49 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:

GeForce GTX 770:

  • Up to 15% in Dirt: Showdown
  • Up to 6% in Tomb Raider

GeForce GTX 770 SLI:

  • Up to 19% in Dirt: Showdown
  • Up to 11% in F1 2012
  • SLI Technology
  • Added SLI profile for Spinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Added SLI profile for Batman: Arkham Origins

SHIELD

4K Displays

  • Adds support for additional tiled 4K displays
  • Extended support for tiled 4K features

Additional Details

  • Installs new PhysX System Software 9.13.0725.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.26.4
  • Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5.5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

So there you have it the newest GeForce driver from Nvidia. Its in my computer, is it in yours yet?

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