GeForce Experience

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What is GeForce Experience?

GeForce Experience is the companion application to your GeForce GTX graphics card. It keeps your drivers up to date, automatically optimizes your game settings, and gives you the easiest way to share your greatest gaming moments with friends.

What are the system requirements for GeForce Experience?

GeForce Experience system requirements can be found here.

Where can I download Game Ready Drivers?

Users can get Game Ready Drivers through GeForce Experience and GeForce.com.

What games can take advantage of optimal settings?

GeForce Experience provides optimal settings for over 350 games.

Why doesn't my game show up on the Games tab after scanning for games?

Check that your game has support for optimal settings. You can tell GeForce Experience where to look for your games in Settings —> Games tab. Add the location where your game is installed and click "Scan now" to re-scan.

Why does my game need to be run before optimal settings can be applied?

GeForce Experience applies optimal settings by modifying a game's configure files. Some games need to be run for the first time before the game creates the configuration files on your hard drive.

GeForce Experience can’t optimize some of my games. Why?

Some games install the configuration file along with the game under Program Files. These files cannot be modified by external programs like GeForce Experience.

Are optimal settings supported for SLI configurations?

Yes, we support 2-way SLI configurations.

What configuration parameters are considered when determining optimal settings?

The primary parameters are GPU, CPU, and resolution. There are also minimum requirements for system RAM and OS.

What is in-game overlay?

GeForce Experience in-game overlay enables you to access GPU-accelerated video recording, screen-shot capture, broadcasting, and cooperative gameplay capabilities.

Which games support this overlay?

GeForce Experience in-game overlay supports all DirectX 9, 10, and 11-based games. In desktop mode, OpenGL games running in a window are also supported.

What data does GeForce Experience send to NVIDIA?

The application collects data needed to recommend the correct driver update and optimal settings, including hardware configuration, operating system, language, installed games, game settings, game usage, game performance, and current driver version. If a user is signed into an NVIDIA account, the data is identifiable. All data collected is protected by NVIDIA's privacy policy.

Does NVIDIA share data collected by GeForce Experience outside the company?

GeForce Experience does not share any personally identifiable information outside the company. NVIDIA may share aggregate-level data with select partners, but does not share user-level data.

What are the benefits of logging into GeForce Experience?

Users with NVIDIA accounts can take advantage of prizes and giveaways, GameStream pairing to SHIELD devices, video/photo upload and broadcasting features, and more.

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