NVIDIA Releases GeForce 310.70 Drivers

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GeForce 310.70 WHQL

NVIDIA has announced the latest GeForce 310.70 drivers which brings performance improvement across GeForce 600,500,400 series GPUs in several games. The most noticeable performance gains are carried over fro the previously released Beta drivers which bring 38 percent for FarCry 3, up to 27 percent in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, up to 18 percent in Assassins Creed III, and up to 16 percent improvement in Battlefield 3 for the GeForce GTX 680 graphics card.

The GeForce 310.70 also delivers a range of updates for NVIDIA 3D Vision profile, and SLI profile support for various gaming titles. You can download the GeForce 310.70 WHQL from the following links:

GeForce 310.70 Change Log

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

NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:

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  • 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 CUDA
Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit

NVIDIA SSAA
Added negative LOD adjustments for NVIDIA’s full-screen sparse grid supersampling mode to improve image sharpness.

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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