As part of the NVIDIA Notebook Driver Program, this is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA notebook GPUs. However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.
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Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU (refer to the Products Supported tab below). It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration. Click here for instructions.
This driver includes security updates for NVIDIA Driver services.
Legacy Support Notification: GeForce 6-series and GeForce 7-series GPUs will be moved to legacy support after GeForce R304 drivers (304.xx to 309.xx). GeForce R310 drivers will not support these products.
Adds support for NVIDIA TXAA
NVIDIA TXAA is new film-style anti-aliasing technique designed specifically to reduce temporal aliasing (crawling and flickering in motion) through a combination of hardware AA, custom CG film style AA resolve, and a temporal filter. The Secret World is the first game to support TXAA. Read about it on GeForce.com. TXAA is supported on GeForce GTX 600-series Kepler-based GPUs. Learn more about TXAA on GeForce.com.
Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 301.42 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
GeForce GTX 680:
Up to 18% in Batman: Arkham City Up to 15% in Dragon Age II Up to 10% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat Up to 60% in Total War: Shogun 2 (fixes performance issue with latest game patch)
GeForce GTX 560:
Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham City Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 with SLI Up to 4% in Dragon Age II Up to 8% in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings with SLI Up to 7% in Lost Planet 2
NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
Alan Wake's American Nightmare – added Borderlands 2 – added Darksiders 2 – added End of Nations - added F1 2011 – updated F1 2012 – added Final Fantasy XIV – updated Nexuiz - added Orcs Must Die! 2 – added PlanetSide 2 - updated Saints Row: The Third – updated Shogun 2: Total War – updated Sleeping Dogs – updated from latest beta Spec Ops: The Line - added The Secret World - updated Torchlight II - added Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier - added Tornado Force - added Tribes: Ascend – updated
NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
Alan Wake's American Nightmare – rated Not Recommended A New Dawn – rated Fair All Zombies Must Die! Scorepocalypse – rated Good ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead – rated Fair Bang Bang Racing – rated Excellent Borderlands 2 – updated profile with new convergence settings Brave – rated 3D Vision Ready Devil May Cry 4- rated Fair Depth Hunter – updated rating to 3D Vision Ready Dishonored – rated Good End of Nations – rated Good London 2012 The Official Video Game – rated Fair Mad Doc Jr.'s Doom Rails – rated Excellent Mass Effect 3 – updated in-game compatibility message and profile to be more compatible with community 3D mods Max Payne 3 – updated rating to Excellent and updated in-game compatibility message to inform users to use DirectX 11, disable MSAA and use SSA0. Raiderz – rated Fair Roller Coaster Rampage – rated 3D Vision Ready SCANIA Truck Driving Simulator – rated Fair Street Fighter X Tekken – rated 3D Vision Ready Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends – rated Good Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters – rated Good Tribes: Ascend – rated Fair The Secret World – rated Good The Walking Dead – rating Good World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria – rated Excellent
Other Profile Updates
Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Diablo III Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for L.A. Noire Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Rayman Origins Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Star Wars: The Old Republic Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support Counter-strike: Global Offensive Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support MechWarrior Online Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and Movie Maker.
Surround settings now persisted after new driver overinstall.
Fixes an intermittent vsync stuttering issue with GeForce GTX 600-series GPUs. Fixes an issue where some manufacturer’s factory overclocked cards default to and run at lower clocks. Fixes a performance issue in Total War: Shogun 2 with the latest game patch.
Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0604. Installs HD Audio v188.8.131.52. 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.