NVIDIA Releases New Game-Ready 381.89 Driver Which Offers Various Optimizations


NVIDIA has released the Game-Ready 381.89 driver which offers optimizations for several new games alongside fixes for common issues.

The new drivers are optimized for new several new titles, including Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Batman: Arkham VR, Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, and Wilson's Heart. As always, the new driver can be downloaded through GeForce Experience or via this link.

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Alongside optimizations for the games named above, the new driver offers fixes for some common issues, including some blue-screen crashes:

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 381.89

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

[Sniper Elite 3]: The game crashes. [1880113]

[Notebook][eDP panel]: Blue-screen (code 3B) occurs followed by the Recovery screen during software unbundling process. [1900432]

[GeForce GTX 1060]: Blue-screen crash occurs pointing to driver (Nvlddmkm.sys) after the system reboots from sleep mode. [1814559]

GPU idling voltage has increased. [1904229]

The full release notes for the 381.89 drivers can be read found in NVIDIA’s official release notes.