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Nvidia Releases Game Ready Driver For Rage 2, Adds Support For New G-Sync Monitors

There have been quite a few major game releases this month and Rage 2 is also due on 14th May. Nvidia in preparation has released a game ready driver today, which is version 430.64 WHQL.

This driver should provide optimized gameplay for upcoming titles on day 1. RAGE 2, Total War: Three Kingdoms, and World War Z are the focus games in this driver release. Along with game optimizations, there are also a few bug fixes.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixes higher CPU usage by NVDisplay.Container.exe introduced in 430.39 driver. [2577118]
  • [3DMark Time Spy]: Flickering observed when benchmark is launched. [200511272]
  • [BeamNG]: The application crashes when the game is launched. [2575392]
  • [Shadow of the Tomb Raider]: The game freezes when launched in SLI mode. [2575536]
  • [Hitman 2 DirectX 12]: The game crashes. [2584342]
  • The desktop flickers when videos are played on the secondary monitor. [2552316
    2565509]

New Features

  • Added support for Windows 10 May 2019 Update (includes Variable Rate Shading)
     Added support for the following products:
    • GeForce GTX 1650 desktop
    • GeForce GTX 1660 Ti notebook
    • GeForce GTX 1650 notebook
  • Added support for seven new G-SYNC compatible monitors.
    NVIDIA Control Panel -> Set Up Multiple Displays page
  • Added controls for merging two portrait monitors into a third landscape monitor.

Software Module Versions

• HD Audio Driver – 1.3.38.16
• NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.19.0218
• GeForce Experience – 3.18.0.102
• CUDA – 10.1
• Standard NVIDIA Control Panel – 8.1.940.0
• DCH NVIDIA Control Panel – 8.1.953.0

There are a few bugs in this release, when Vertical Sync setting is set to Adaptive Sync (half refresh rate), V-Sync works only at the native refresh rate after rebooting the system. Also, this driver release causes random crashes in Sniper Elite 4. You can download the driver here.


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