Nvidia's latest drivers include support for GameStream, which lets users stream PC games from a GeForce GTX-equipped PC directly to Nvidia's Shield console.
Nvidia has released the next of its GeForce WHQL drivers. This update, 331.65, was released this morning and follows on from last week's release of 331.58. Along with improved performance in Call of Duty: Ghosts and Battlefield 4, these game-ready drivers also come bundled with GeForce Experience v1.7, which includes support for Nvidia's newly announced GameStream, as well as a beta version of GeForce ShadowPlay.
For full details of the release, see below:
New in GeForce R331 Drivers
- Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 327.23 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:
GeForce GTX 690/770/780/TITAN:
- Up to 12% in Battlefield 4
- Up to 19% in Sniper Elite V2
- Up to 13% in Dirt: Showdown
- Up to 9% in Metro: Last Light
- Up to 9% in Sleeping Dogs
- Up to 8% in Max Payne 3
- Up to 6% in F1 2012
- SLI Technology
- Batman: Arkham Origins – updated profile
- Battlefield 4 – updated profile
- Shadow Warrior – added DX9 profile
- War of the Vikings – added DX11 profile
- Dragon Sword - updated DX9 profile
- GRID 2 - updated DX11 profile
- Euro Truck Simulator 2 - updated profile
- 3D Vision
- Shadow Warrior – "Excellent"
- Call of Duty: Ghosts – "Fair"
- The Wolf Among Us – "Good"
- Gaming Technology
- Enables GeForce ShadowPlay technology
- Civilization 5 – added HBAO+
- Enables NVIDIA GameStream technology
- 4K Displays
- Adds support for 4K Surround
- Installs new PhysX System Software 9.13.0725
- Installs HD Audio v22.214.171.124
- Installs GeForce Experience v126.96.36.199
- Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5.5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit
- Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400 series and later GPUs
- 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