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NVIDIA Geforce/Verde driver 306.02
« on: August 27, 2012, 03:24:03 PM »
This is a beta driver from the R304 family of drivers (304.xx to 306.xx).

New in R304 Drivers:

    GPU Support
        Supports the new GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU.
        Legacy Support Notification: GeForce 6-series and GeForce 7-series GPUs will be moved to legacy support after GeForce R304 drivers. GeForce R310 drivers (the next major family of drivers) will not support these products.

    Adds support for NVIDIA TXAA
        NVIDIA TXAA is new film-style anti-aliasing technique designed specifically to reduce temporal aliasing (crawling and flickering in motion) through a combination of hardware AA, custom CG film style AA resolve, and a temporal filter.
        The Secret World is the first game to support TXAA. Read about it on
        TXAA is supported on GeForce GTX 600-series Kepler-based GPUs.
        Learn more about TXAA on

    Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 301.42 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

    GeForce GTX 680:
        Up to 18% in Batman: Arkham City
        Up to 15% in Dragon Age II
        Up to 10% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
        Up to 60% in Total War: Shogun 2 (fixes performance issue with latest game patch)
    GeForce GTX 560:
        Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham City
        Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 with SLI
        Up to 4% in Dragon Age II
        Up to 8% in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings with SLI
        Up to 7% in Lost Planet 2

    NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
        Alan Wake's American Nightmare – added
        Borderlands 2 – added
        Darksiders 2 – added
        End of Nations - added
        F1 2011 – updated
        F1 2012 – added
        Final Fantasy XIV – updated
        Nexuiz - added
        Orcs Must Die! 2 – added
        PlanetSide 2 - updated
        Saints Row: The Third – updated
        Shogun 2: Total War – updated
        Sleeping Dogs – added
        Spec Ops: The Line - added
        The Secret World - updated
        Torchlight II - added
        Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier - added
        Tornado Force - added
        Tribes: Ascend – updated

    NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
        Alan Wake's American Nightmare – rated Not Recommended
        A New Dawn – rated Fair
        All Zombies Must Die! Scorepocalypse – rated Good
        ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead – rated Fair
        Bang Bang Racing – rated Excellent
        Borderlands 2 – updated profile with new convergence settings
        Brave – rated 3D Vision Ready
        Devil May Cry 4- rated Fair
        Depth Hunter – updated rating to 3D Vision Ready
        Dishonored – rated Good
        End of Nations – rated Good
        London 2012 The Official Video Game – rated Fair
        Mad Doc Jr.'s Doom Rails – rated Excellent
        Mass Effect 3 – updated in-game compatibility message and profile to be more compatible with community 3D mods
        Max Payne 3 – updated rating to Excellent and updated in-game compatibility message to inform users to use DirectX 11, disable MSAA and use SSA0.
        Raiderz – rated Fair
        Roller Coaster Rampage – rated 3D Vision Ready
        SCANIA Truck Driving Simulator – rated Fair
        Street Fighter X Tekken – rated 3D Vision Ready
        Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends – rated Good
        Tiger Woods PGA 12: The Masters – rated Good
        Tribes: Ascend – rated Fair
        The Secret World – rated Good
        The Walking Dead – rating Good

    Other Profile Updates
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Diablo III
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for L.A. Noire
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Rayman Origins
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Star Wars: The Old Republic
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support Counter-strike: Global Offensive
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support MechWarrior Online
        Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
        Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and Movie Maker.

    NVIDIA Surround
        Surround settings now persisted after new driver overinstall.

        Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 Preview or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at

    Key Fixes
        Fixes an intermittent vsync stuttering issue with GeForce GTX 600-series GPUs.
        Fixes an issue where some manufacturer's factory overclocked cards default to and run at lower clocks.
        Fixes a performance issue in Total War: Shogun 2 with the latest game patch.

Additional Details

    Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0604.
    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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Re: NVIDIA Geforce/Verde driver 306.02
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2012, 10:18:21 AM »