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Quadro Desktop/Quadro Notebook Driver Release 396

Version: R396 U1.5 (397.64)
Release Date: 2018.5.9
Operating System: Windows 10 64-bit
Language: English (US)
File Size: 350.22 MB

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Release 396 is a Quadro New Feature (QNF) driver. QNF drivers provide users the flexibility to try new features made available outside the launch cycle of longer-lived Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE) branches. QNF drivers are tested for workstation environments and are recommended only for those users who need specific features mentioned in the release highlights or release notes.

For the most stable and fully supported enterprise driver please use the ODE graphics drivers downloadable from the main NVIDIA driver download page.

New in Release R396 U1.5

  • Added Support for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Redstone 4)

  • NVIDIA RTXTM Technology
    Developer preview for NVIDIA RTX ray tracing technology for DirectX 12.  NVIDIA RTX supports the Microsoft DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API on NVIDIA Volta GPUs.

  • Vulkan 1.1
    This driver release provides full support for the new Vulkan 1.1 API and passes the Vulkan Conformance Test Suite (CTS) version

Additional Notes:

  • This release is targeted towards early adopters of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.  General deployment is recommended with the next Optimal Driver for Enterprise (ODE) release.

Fixed Issues in Release R396 U1.5

  • [Windows 10]: Driver may get removed after the PC has been left idle for an extended period of time.
  • GDI objects increase every time an application queries NVAPI.
  • Event Error 14 appears in the Windows Event Viewer when booting into Windows.

Open Issues in Release R396 U1.5

  • [Assimilate Scratch]: The application may crash due to a kernel exception in the NVIDIA OpenGL driver.
    If you encounter this issue, roll back the driver to version 385.90, or disable Deep Color within the application as follows:
    From the startup screen choose System Settings.
    • In the System Settings Dialog, choose the Advanced tab.
    • From the list (under Graphics) select “OpenGL: Disable ‘deep color’.
    • Click the Boolean button to turn the setting on.
  • [Quadro M6000][Quadro Sync]: Unexpected flashing may appear on the display connected to the second GPU.
    Please consult your NVIDIA support team for details on resolving this behavior.
  • [Multi-GPU Mosaic][Quadro Sync]: Application corruption and possible blue-screen crash occurs when enabling WARP while Mosaic and Quadro Sync are enabled.

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