GeForce RTX 4090 & 4080 Laptop Game Ready Driver Released

By Andrew Burnes on February 08, 2023 | Featured Stories Drivers

Our latest GeForce Game Ready Driver unlocks the full potential of fast and efficient GeForce RTX 40 Series laptops, starting with GeForce RTX 4090 and GeForce RTX 4080 models that launch today.

Our new driver is also a recommended update for all GeForce RTX gamers, due to the inclusion of optimizations and NVIDIA DLSS support for highly anticipated games, including Hello Neighbor 2 and PERISH. For strategy game fans, there are day-0 optimizations for Company of Heroes 3, and World of Warcraft players gain support for NVIDIA Reflex.

Plus, we’ve got support for 10 new G-SYNC Compatible gaming displays, and 5 new GeForce Experience Optimal Playable Settings profiles.

To download and install, head to the Drivers tab of GeForce Experience or, and read on for further details.

Game Ready For GeForce RTX 4090 & 4080 Laptops

Today, we welcome a new era of laptop computing, powered by the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, NVIDIA DLSS 3, GeForce RTX 4090 & 4080 Laptop GPUs, and new 5th generation Max-Q technologies, which multiply performance and deliver unprecedented efficiency.

Starting today, our critically acclaimed GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs come to laptops, beginning with the launch of GeForce RTX 4090 and 4080 models. 


The world’s fastest laptops, powered by GeForce RTX 4090 and 4080 laptop GPUs enable users to game at previously impossible detail levels and speeds, and to power through creative workloads in a fraction of the time, all in thin and light form factors.

If you pick up one of these new laptops, download and install our new Game Ready Driver for the optimum experience, and to learn more, head on over to our GeForce RTX 40 Series laptop announcement article.

Game Ready For New Blockbuster Games

Game Ready Drivers include optimizations, enhancements, and more, to support the latest releases and newest title updates. In our new driver, we’ve got launch support for several highly anticipated releases, giving players the best possible experience when gaming on GeForce RTX graphics cards, desktops and laptops:

  • Company of Heroes 3: The legendary strategy franchise returns February 23rd. Company of Heroes 3 is the ultimate package of action, tactics and strategy. Take charge in the heat of real-time battle, then command as a General guiding the overall campaign where every decision matters. Overwhelm your opponents with four unique factions and all new international Battlegroups. Command ground, air and naval forces and build supply lines to crush enemy advances on the new Dynamic Campaign Map.
  • Hello Neighbor 2: Use stealth to discover what your creepy neighbor’s hiding in Hello Neighbor 2. As you play, the AI adapts to your actions, presenting a continuous challenge that fans of the franchise adore. On February 17th, a new update will bring support for DLSS 2, ray-traced reflections, ray-traced shadows, and RTXGI ray-traced global illumination, giving GeForce RTX gamers the definitive experience.
  • PERISH: ITEM42 and HandyGames' PERISH is a stylish 1-4 player co-op first-person shooter. Slay hordes of creatures on the scorched sands of Purgatory and sell their gold-stained corpses to craven priests. Kill magnificent bosses and use the proceeds to gain entrance to Elysium, a place of cosmic revelations. GeForce RTX gamers can accelerate performance with DLSS 3 and DLSS 2, enhance the action with ray-traced reflections and shadows, and minimize system latency for the most responsive shooting possible thanks to NVIDIA Reflex.
  • World of Warcraft: NVIDIA Reflex makes your games more responsive by reducing system latency. Now, Reflex is available in World of Warcraft, reducing system latency.

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

Our newest Game Ready Driver also adds support for 10 new G-SYNC Compatible displays that deliver a baseline Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) experience that makes your gaming smoother and more enjoyable.

Manufacturer Model HDR Size Panel Type Resolution VRR Range
AOC PD32M Yes 32" IPS 3840x2160 48-144Hz
ASUS XG32AQ Yes 32” IPS 2560x1440 48-144Hz
ASUS XG27AQV Yes 27” IPS 2560x1440 48-165Hz
IO-Data GCQ271HA Yes 27" IPS 2560x1440 59-165Hz
Lenovo Y27-30 Yes 27" IPS 1920x1080 48-165Hz
LG 27GR950 Yes 27" OLED 2560x1440 48-240Hz
LG 45GR95QE Yes 45" OLED 3440x1440 40-240Hz
MSI G321Q Yes 32” IPS 2560x1440 60-165Hz
ViewSonic VX2781-2K-Pro/2 Yes 27” IPS 2560x1440 48-170Hz
ViewSonic VX2781-4K-Pro Yes 27” IPS 3840x2160 48-150Hz

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.

New Games Supported By GeForce Experience’s Optimal Settings

GeForce Experience’s one-click optimal settings enable you to instantly configure game options for your system’s hardware, giving you smooth, optimized gameplay. Over 1000 titles are supported, and since our last driver release we’ve added support for 5 more:

  • Dead Space
  • Dual Universe
  • Goat Simulator 3
  • Paragon: The Overprime

GeForce Experience also enables you to capture and stream your gameplay, take screenshots, upload videos to social networks, and more. For all the details, head here.

GeForce Game Ready Driver - Download Now

Learn more about GeForce Game Ready Drivers here; download the new GeForce Game Ready 528.49 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.