GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop Game Ready Driver Released

By Andrew Burnes on January 26, 2021 | Featured Stories Drivers

Our newest GeForce Game Ready driver delivers support for new GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops, which go on sale today, The Medium, and 8 new G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors.

To download and install, simply fire up GeForce Experience and click the "Drivers" tab.

Game Ready For GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptops

Earlier this month, we announced that manufacturers worldwide were bringing GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs to over 70 gaming and creator laptops. Today, GeForce RTX 3080 and 3070 laptops start going on sale.


With unbeatable mobile performance, a raft of new 3rd Gen Max-Q technologies, and award-winning supporting software, the new GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops offer the very best experience for virtually every use case.

For complete details, check out our GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptops announcement article. And if you do buy one, be sure to update to our new Game Ready Driver for the latest enhancements and optimisations.

Game Ready For The Medium

Bloober Team’s The Medium launches January 28th, giving horror fans a unique experience, with gameplay occurring simultaneously across two realities. On PC, The Medium’s spooky goings-on are further enhanced by ray-traced effects, and performance is accelerated with NVIDIA DLSS.


Learn more about The Medium on its Steam page and website, and check back soon for further info on the game’s ray tracing and DLSS-powered performance.

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

Our newest Game Ready Driver driver also adds support for 8 new G-SYNC Compatible displays - gaming monitors that deliver a baseline Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) experience that makes your gaming smoother and more enjoyable.

Acer XB253Q GP Yes 24.5" IPS 1920x1080 50-144Hz
Acer XB273GZ Yes 27" IPS 1920x1080 48-240Hz
Acer XV272S Yes 27" IPS 1920x1080 48-165Hz
Asus VG279QR No 27" IPS 1920x1080 50-144Hz
Lenovo G27Q-20 Yes 27" IPS 2560x1440 48-165Hz
MSI G273Q Yes 27" IPS 2560x1440 60-165Hz
MSI MAG251RX Yes 24.5" IPS 1920x1080 48-120Hz
Philips PHL 275M1RZ Yes 27" IPS 2560x1440 60-170Hz

These newly-validated monitors give gamers even more choice when searching for a great gaming display. For a complete list of all G-SYNC, G-SYNC ULTIMATE, and G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors, check out our handy and frequently updated G-SYNC page, which can be sorted and filtered, helping you quickly find the ideal display.

GeForce Game Ready Driver - Download Now

You can download the new GeForce Game Ready 461.40 WHQL driver through GeForce Experience.

If you experience any technical issues with the new Game Ready drivers please post a detailed report on the Driver Feedback Forum, where our Customer Care team can better assist you. And if you’re looking for a full list of fixes in this driver, for previously-reported issues, head here.