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Nvidia Releases New GeForce 326.80 Drivers

Nvidia this week released a new 326.80 Game Ready driver, which the company is touting for a better experience in Splinter Cell: Blacklist and a variety of other games. Nvidia is also recommending it as an update for WIndows 8.1 Preview.

The GeForce R326 drivers increase performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games compared to the GeForce 320.49 WHQL-certified drivers. Though results will vary depending on your graphics card and system, Nvidia offers the following as an example of measured gains:

GeForce GTX 770:

  • Up to 15% in Dirt: Showdown
  • Up to 6% in Tomb Raider

GeForce GTX 770 SLI:

  • Up to 19% in Dirt: Showdown
  • Up to 11% in F1 2012

SLI Technology

  • Added SLI profile for Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Added SLI profile for Batman: Arkham Origins


  • Enables GeForce to SHIELD streaming.

4K Displays

  • Adds support for additional tiled 4K displays
  • Extended support for tiled 4K features

You can download the new GeForce 326.80 drivers on