NVIDIA R285.38 Beta Graphics Drivers Released, Battlefield 3 Edition!

NVIDIA R285.38 Beta Graphics Drivers Released, Battefield 3 Edition!

NVIDIA has just published a new set of beta graphics drivers, recommended for the video game Battlefield 3. R285.38 supports all GeForce (6 to latest 500 series) and installs PhysX R285.38 is an OpenGL 4.2 driver (for GeForce GTX 400 and GTX 500 series) with 290 OpenGL extensions (the complete list is available here). R285.38 is based on a new branch: r285_15-29.

Release highlights

  • Increases performance in Battlefield 3 by up to 38%.
  • Improves overall stability and image quality in Battlefield 3.
  • Added or updated SLI profiles for Battlefield 3, Dead Island, Diablo III, Dragon Age 2, Need for Speed: The Run, and Saints Row: The Third.
  • Fixed a performance regression in 285.27 beta running Crysis 2 (DirectX 9).


NVIDIA R285.38, GPU Caps Viewer
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5 thoughts on “NVIDIA R285.38 Beta Graphics Drivers Released, Battlefield 3 Edition!”

  1. ozzy

    for %38 gain :

    “Performance measured vs. GeForce 285.27 driver on GeForce GTX 570 at 2560×1600 (DX11)”

  2. MFA

    hopefully this means that the freezing that was prevalent in the alpha with nvidia cards will no longer be an issue

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