Vulkan beta drivers 377.14 for Windows and 375.27.15 for Linux now out at NVidia's Vulkan developer page. https://developer.nvidia.com/vulkan-driver

  • SPIR-V compiler bug fixes
  • Updated Vulkan loader to version 1.0.42.1

Microsoft Porsche Design BOOK ONE 2-in-1-PC

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:42:28 +0000

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NVIDIA GeForce driver 378.92

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 17:16:45 +0000

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for Mass Effect: Andromeda and Rock Band VR

NVIDIA Windows driver version 377.07 Vulkan beta

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:44:10 +0000

Windows driver version 377.07 and Linux driver version 375.27.14 provide new features for Vulkan developers to test their upcoming Vulkan applications.

Windows 377.07

Release Updates

March 15th, 2017 - Windows 377.07

  • Bug fixes

WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 15058

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 23:35:03 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15058 is released to Insiders on the Fast Ring.
Microsoft blog details it here: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/03/14/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15058-pc/#ur0Ucfr65sjbGHob.97

WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 15055

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 22:52:39 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15055 is released to Insiders on the Fast Ring.

Details on this Microsoft blog: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/03/10/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15055-pc-mobile/#IrQJ3VUX5WK53ra5.97

NVIDIA DRIVER 378.78

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:06:57 +0000

NVidia driver 378.78 is released.
Drivers: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us
Release notes: http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/378.78/378.78-win10-win8-win7-desktop-release-notes.pdf
Provides the optimal gaming experience for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands.
Gaming Technology Includes DirectX 12 optimizations which provide additional performance increases for a variety of titles.

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 378.78
 [Discord]: The GFE FPS counter appears in the application. [200281089]
 [GeForce 1050 Ti][Notebook]: Blue-screen crash occurs on some notebook platforms.
[1877803]
 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti][PhysX]: PhysX uses the CPU when Optimize for Compute
Performance setting is OFF, resulting in a drop in performance. [1871405]
 [GeForce GTX 980][CUDA]: Driver error occurs when trying to compute with
GPUGrid CUDA application.[1869402]
 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti][OpenCL]: Driver error occurs when trying to compute
PrimeGrid Genefer OpenCL tool. [1867576]
 [NVENC][Steam]: NvFBC H.264 encode crashes. [1867544]

Open Issues in Version 378.78 WHQL
For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your
particular notebook.
Windows 10 Issues
 [GeForce Experience]: Driver installation fails when attempting to perform a driver
overinstall.
To workaround, perform a clean installation.
 [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti][Sid Meirie's Civilization VI][G-Sync/SLI/DirectX 12]: Black
corruption appears while entering the in-game menu afte skippingthe cutscene.
[200283322]
 [GeForce GTX Titan X][Ansel][Ghost Recon Wild lands]: With FXAA enabled from the
NVIDIA Control Panel, the application crashes when enabling the in-game Ansel UI.
[200283194]
 Error code 43 appears in the Device Manager after installing the driver with observed
with HDMI display connected. [200283276]
 [Pascal][Notebook]: The display remains blank while over installing the driver,
requiring a reboot. [200273603]
 [GM204, Tom Clancy's The Division Survival DLC] Game crashes pointing to
ntdll.dll when changed to full-screen and to windowed full-screen. [200252894]
 [GM204, ShadowPlay] For Honor silently crashes if intro video is skipped and instant
replay is on. [200247313]
 [SLI] [GeForce GTX 970M] Level loading hangs in Gears of War 4. [1826307]
 [367.77, WDDM 2.1] Driver install/overinstall requires reboot. [1757931]
 [SLI, GP104] Installer prompts for reboot during express overinstall of 372.69 driver on
372.54. [200231806]
 [GM204] Quantum Break window either remains blank or freezes in game scene in
windowed mode. [1804910]
 Surround Display icon disappears after rotate mode set to portrait. [200201040]
Release 378 Graphics Drivers for Windows, Version 378.78 RN-08399-378.78v01 | 17
Open Issues in Version 378.78 WHQL
 [SLI] Street Fighter V performance drop (pause and play) observed when the game is
played at 4K resolution with SLI enabled. [200172046]
 [Luxmark 3.0] Display driver stopped responding while running benchmark LuxBall
HDR (Simple Bechmark:217K triangles). [200153736]
 [347.09, GM204] Blank screen observed on an ASUS Tiled display when system
resumes from shutdown or hibernation with Fast boot option enabled from BIOS.
[1591053]

Driver 378.78 is r378_00-172, dated 2/23/2017
Driver 378.77 is r378_66-7, dated 2/23/2017
Driver 378.72 is r378_66-3, dated 2/15/2017
Driver 378.66 is r378_00-154, dated 2/09/2017
Driver 378.57 is r378_48-4, dated 1/30/2017

Windows driver version 377.06 and Linux driver version 375.27.14 provide new features for Vulkan developers to test their upcoming Vulkan applications.

Windows 377.06

Linux 375.27.14

Release Updates

March 8th, 2017 - Linux 375.27.14, Windows 377.06

  • Bug fixes

INF v6.069

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:23:55 +0000

Added support for:

NVIDIA_DEV.1B06 = "NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti"

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15046

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:35:38 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15046 is released to Insiders on the Fast Ring.
Microsoft blog describes it here: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/28/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15046-pc/#d1JlrMAR7OxGVedA.97

Windows driver version 377.01 and Linux driver version 375.27.13 provide new features for Vulkan developers to test their upcoming Vulkan applications.


Windows 377.01
 

Linux 375.27.13
 


Release Updates February 28th, 2017 - Linux 375.27.13, Windows 377.01
 

  • Fix issue with SteamVR shaders

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:07:33 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15042 was released to Insiders on the Fast Ring.
Microsoft blog describes it here: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/24/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15042-pc-build-15043-mobile/#4zAKAIMhZwdm8dW0.97

NVIDIA GeForce Hot Fix driver version 378.77

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:24:49 +0000

This is GeForce Hot Fix driver version 378.77 that addresses the following:


-        Fixed driver installation errors for laptops with GeForce GTX 1050 and  1050 ti GPUs.
-        Fixed crash in Minecraft and some other Java-based titles
-        Resolved 'Debug Mode' as default option on Pascal based GPUs


 

 

Click the appropriate link to download.

Windows 10

64-bit version

32-bit version

 

Windows 8.1/Windows 7:

64-bit version

32-bit version

INF v6.068

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:24:43 +0000

Added support for:

NVIDIA_DEV.15F0 = "NVIDIA Quadro GP100"
NVIDIA_DEV.1BB1 = "NVIDIA Quadro P4000"
NVIDIA_DEV.1C30 = "NVIDIA Quadro P2000"
NVIDIA_DEV.1CB1 = "NVIDIA Quadro P1000"
NVIDIA_DEV.1CB2 = "NVIDIA Quadro P600"
NVIDIA_DEV.1CB3 = "NVIDIA Quadro P400"
NVIDIA_DEV.1D81 = "NVIDIA Graphics Device [GV100]"

NVIDIA GEFORCE HOTFIX DRIVER 378.72

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:49:38 +0000

NVidia GeForce hotfix driver version 378.72 addresses the following:
-          Fixed hardware encoding in Steam (In-Home Streaming).
-          Resolved PhysX being forced to CPU when "Optimize for Compute Performance" setting is OFF.

Drivers: https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4405

Driver 378.72 is r378_66-3, dated 2/15/2017
Driver 378.66 is r378_00-154, dated 2/09/2017
Driver 378.57 is r378_48-4, dated 1/30/2017
Driver 378.49 is r378_48-2, dated 1/20/2017

NVIDIA DRIVER 378.66

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:30:10 +0000

NVidia driver 378.66 is released. It's a Game Ready Driver for Sniper Elite 4, For Honor, and Halo Wars 2, and an optimal driver for Resident Evil 7 Biohazard, Conan Exiles early access, and the For Honor closed beta.
Drivers: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
Release Notes: http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/378.66/378.66-win10-win8-win7-desktop-release-notes.pdf

New Features
 Video SDK 8.0
• High-bit-depth (10/12-bit) decoding (VP9/HEVC)
• OpenGL input surface support for encoder
• Weighted Prediction
• H.264 ME-only mode enhancements

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 378.66
 [Surround]: Surround cannot be enabled on the XGPU. [200236703]
 [G-Sync]: With G-Sync and V-Sync both enabled, there is a long delay when switching
a game from full-screen mode to windowed mode.[1867557]
 [Second Life 64-bit]: World view is tinted blue after disabling Advanced Lighting
Model. [200274562]
 [The Division]: Shadows flicker after enabling PCSS. [1867573]
 [Kepler GPUs][Battlefield 1]: There is flickering in the game when using TAA.
[1865681]
 [SLI][Battlefield Day28 Patch]: The menu text becomes jittery with SLI is enabled.
[1837721]
 [SLI][Surround][GeForce GTX 1080]: The system crashes when launching games in
SLI Surround using HDMI 2.0 connections. [1834142]
 [GeForce GTX 1080][Heroes of Storm]: The game crashes when launched. [200274793]
 [GeForce 860M][Notebook]: Direct X games crash. [1868454]
 [Minecraft]: Java SE Binary crashes pointing to nvinitx.dll. [200274582]
 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti]: The driver is unable to detect multiple TV models. [1788948]

Windows 10 Open Issues
 [Pascal][Notebook]: The display remains blank while over installing the driver,
requiring a reboot. [200273603]
 [GeForce GTX 980][CUDA]: Driver error occurs when trying to compute with
GPUGrid CUDA application.[1869402]
 [NVENC][Steam]: NvFBC H.264 encode crashes. [1867544]
 [Surround][DirectX 11 apps] Only red and blue colors are visible when playing videos
at resolutions >= 1080P on one surround monitor.[200273552]
 [GM204, Tom Clancy's The Division Survival DLC] Game crashes pointing to
ntdll.dll when changed to full-screen and to windowed full-screen. [200252894]
 [GM204, ShadowPlay] For Honor silently crashes if intro video is skipped and instant
replay is on. [200247313]
 [SLI] [GeForce GTX 970M] Level loading hangs in Gears of War 4. [1826307]
 [367.77, WDDM 2.1] Driver install/overinstall requires reboot. [1757931]
 [SLI, GP104] Installer prompts for reboot during express overinstall of 372.69 driver on
372.54. [200231806]
 [GM204] Quantum Break window either remains blank or freezes in game scene in
windowed mode. [1804910]
 Surround Display icon disappears after rotate mode set to portrait. [200201040]
 [SLI] Street Fighter V performance drop (pause and play) observed when the game is
played at 4K resolution with SLI enabled. [200172046]
 [Luxmark 3.0] Display driver stopped responding while running benchmark LuxBall
HDR (Simple Bechmark:217K triangles). [200153736]
 [347.09, GM204] Blank screen observed on an ASUS Tiled display when system
resumes from shutdown or hibernation with Fast boot option enabled from BIOS.
[1591053]

Driver 378.66 is r378_00-154, dated 2/09/2017
Driver 378.57 is r378_48-4, dated 1/30/2017
Driver 378.49 is r378_48-2, dated 1/20/2017
Driver 376.71 is VK375_17-24, dated 1/20/2017
Driver 376.66 is VK375_17-21, dated 01/10/2017
Driver 376.62 is r375_00-229, dated 01/10/2017

WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 15031

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:47:55 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15031 is released to Insiders on the Fast Ring. Microsoft blog describes it here: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/08/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15031-pc/#zfwOBUqj3jC0yZll.97

Windows Game Bar improved full-screen support: In this build there's added support for 52 additional games in full-screen mode with Windows game bar. As always, just hit WIN + G to invoke Game Bar to capture a recording or screenshot. Some of the supported games are:

  • Call of Duty Black Ops III
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Far Cry 4
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare: Deluxe Edition
  • Titanfall 2
  • Watch_Dogs 2

NVIDIA DRIVER 376.74

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:02:50 +0000

WINDOWS 10 INSIDER PREVIEW BUILD 15025

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 23:53:42 +0000

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15025 is released to Insiders on the Fast Ring.
Microsoft blog describes it here: https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/02/01/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-15025-pc/#whOkppTxx2YVMUot.97