NVIDIA Delivers the GeForce 310.90 WHQL Drivers

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted Jan 6, 2013
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GeForce 310.90 WHQL

NVIDIA has released the GeForce 310.90 WHQL driver suite which is the second WHQL certified driver launched by the company within a month’s time.

Replacing the GeForce 310.70, the GeForce 310.90 WHQL supports the latest NVIDIA Notebook GPUs and also provides performance improvement for GeForce 600 series GPUs. For instance, the GTX 680 gets a further 38% improvement with the new drivers in Far Cry 3, 26% in Black Ops II and 16% improvement in Battlefield 3 with the GeForce 310.90 WHQL driver. You can download the drivers in the links provided below:

GeForce 310.90 64-bit (Windows 7/Windows 8/ Windows Vista) – Download Link

GeForce 310.90 32-bit (Windows 7/Windows 8/ Windows Vista) – Download Link

NVIDIA GeForce 310.90 WHQL Driver

New in GeForce 310.90:

  • Adds a security update for the NVIDIA Display Driver service (nvvsvc.exe).
  • Improves performance for GeForce GTX 690:
    • Up to 19% faster performance in Autodesk 3ds Max when interacting with large models compared to GeForce GTX 480.
    • Up to 60% faster performance in ray tracing applications such as NVIDIA iray and Chaos V-Ray (subject to the scene fitting into graphics memory) compared to GeForce GTX 480.
    • Up to 76% faster performance in the 3D extruded ray tracing capability in Adobe After Effects compared to GeForce GTX 480.
  • Updates SLI profiles for Far Cry 3 and NBA2k13.
  • Adds new 3D Vision profiles for the following games:
    • Aliens: Colonial Marines – rated Fair
    • GT Legends – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • LEGO: Lord of the Rings – rated Good
    • Miasmata – rated Good
    • Pirate101 – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Viking: Battle for Asgard – rated Excellent
    • Warframe – rated Good
    • Wizard101 – rated 3D Vision Ready

New in GeForce R310 Drivers:

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 306.97 WHQL drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

GeForce GTX 680:

  • Up to 38% in Far Cry 3
  • Up to 26% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Up to 16% in Battlefield 3
  • Up to 18% in Assassin’s Creed III
  • Up to 9% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Up to 6% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • Up to 6% in StarCraft II
  • Up to 6% in Dragon Age II
  • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham City
  • Up to 5% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

GeForce GTX 660:

  • Up to 24% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Up to 10% in Battlefield 3
  • Up to 7% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Up to 6% in Far Cry 3
  • Up to 5% in Dragon Age II
  • Up to 5% in Assassin’s Creed III
  • Up to 4% in Batman: Arkham City
  • Up to 4% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
    • Far Cry 3 – updated SLI profile
    • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – updated SLI profile
    • Dirt: Showdown – updated SLI profile
    • Dota 2 – updated SLI profile
    • Dou Zhan Shen – updated SLI profile
    • F1 2012 – added SLI profile
    • FIFA 13 – added SLI profile
    • Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – updated SLI profile
    • Hawken – added SLI profile
    • Hitman: Absolution – added SLI profile
    • Natural Selection 2 – added SLI profile
    • Primal Carnage – added SLI profile
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  • NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
    • 007 Legends – rated Fair
    • Assassin’s Creed III – rated Not Recommended
    • Bloody Good Time – rated Good
    • Bullet Run – rated Fair
    • Bunch of Heroes – rated Good
    • CABAL2 – rated Good
    • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 – rated Good
    • Carrier Command: Gaea Mission – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Dark Souls – rated Fair
    • Dishonored – rated Fair
    • Euro Truck Simulator 2 – rated Excellent
    • FIFA 13 – rated Good
    • Hawken – rated 3D Vision Ready
    • Hitman: Absolution – rated Fair
    • I Am Alive – rated Fair
    • Lucius – rated Fair
    • Mabinogi Heroes – rated Fair
    • Medal of Honor: Warfighter – rated Fair
    • Metro: Last Light – rated Good
    • MLB 2K12 – rated Fair
    • NBA 2K12 – rated Good
    • NBA 2K13 – rated Good
    • Need for Speed: Most Wanted – rated Fair
    • Of Orcs and Men – rated Fair
    • Painkiller: Hell & Damnation – rated Fair
    • Planetside 2 – rated Not Recommended
    • Prepar3D – rated Good
    • Sniper Elite V2 – rated Poor
    • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 – rated Poor
    • The Amazing Spider-Man – rated Not Recommended
    • Tiny Troopers – rated Fair
    • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD – rated Good
    • Total War Battles: SHOGUN – rated Good
    • Unmechanical – rated Good
    • War of the Roses rated Fair
    • World Rally Championship 3 rated Good
    • XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair
  • Other Profile Updates
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Counter-strike: Global Offensive
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Cross Fire
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Darksides 2
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Dragon Nest
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
    • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Mechwarrrior Online
    • Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Meng San Guo
  • NVIDIA SSAA
    • Added negative LOD adjustments for NVIDIA’s full-screen sparse grid supersampling mode to improve image sharpness.
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Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031. This version fixes a bug that caused some applications including Unreal Tournament III, Trine, and Metro 2033 not to launch.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
  • 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.

 

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