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NVIDIA Geforce/Verde driver 290.53 beta
« on: December 21, 2011, 04:00:44 PM »
New in 290.53

Optimizations for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Increases performance by up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim vs. 290.36 drivers (measured with GeForce GTX 560 at 19x10 Ultra – Indoor Scene). Results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and in-game location.
    Updates the NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to a higher performance profile.
    Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match Skyrim crosshairs.
    For a full Skyrim tweak guide, visit


    Adds SLI profiles for Trine 2, WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011, and Afterfall: InSanity.

3D Vision

    Fixes issues with Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 not launching into 3D Vision mode
    Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match The Elder Scrolls Skyrim crosshairs
    Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles:
        AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome – rated Good
        The Adventures of Tintin: The Game – rated Excellent
        Assassin's Creed: Revelations – rating changed to Fair
        Driver San Francisco – updated settings to work better in 3D Vision
        Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – updated in-game compatibility message
        Hard Reset – updated in-game compatibility message. FXAA x2 and x4 are now supported by the game
        Ignite – rated Good
        Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters – rated Fair
        Jurassic Park: The Game – rated Good
        Orcs Must Die! – rated Good
        PAYDAY The Heist – rated Poor
        PT Boats - Knights of the Sea – rated Good
        PT Boats - South Gambit – rated Good
        Race 07 – updated in-game compatibility message
        Race Room – rated Good
        Serious Sam 3: BFE – rated Poor
        SkyDrift – rated Good
        Star Wars: The Old Republic – rated Good
        Stronghold 3 – rated Good
        Take on Helicopters – rated Fair
        Trine 2 – rated 3D Vision Ready
        Waves – rated Excellent

Key Bug Fixes

    Fixes some random instances of triangular artifacts when playing Battlefield 3 (fix is now enabled for GeForce 400 and 500 series GPUs).
    Fixes a default panel resolution/ timing bug in 290.36.