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Nvidia Driver 497.29 Provides Day-1 Gaming Experience For The Latest Titles

Improves performance in GTFO, Utilizes DLSS performance in Horizon Zero Dawn.

Nvidia has released a new driver for its GPU cards. The driver 497.29 adds Day-1 optimal gaming experience for the cooperative horror shooter GTFO. At the same time, it also utilizes Nvidia DLSS in Horizon Zero Dawn, which should improve the performance by up to 50%, according to the official changelog.

The driver also fixes a couple of previously known issues in games such as Microsoft Flight Simulator, while some other critical issues regarding other games are still lingering. The driver can be downloaded through Nvidia’s official Download Page or GeForce Experience. For the complete driver changelog, you can check the list below.

Nvidia Driver 497.29 Changelog

Game Ready Driver Fixes (For full list of fixes please check out release notes)

  • [Microsoft Flight Simulator]: The game may crash to the desktop during gameplay. [3454519]
  • [Microsoft Flight Simulator]: Purple/blue artifacts appear on ground textures in the game. [3454530]
  • [Supreme Command:Forged Alliance/Supreme Commander 2]: Performance drop occurs when there is mouse movement. [3405920]
  • Desktop may stutter after extended period when mouse cursor is moved. [3443235]
  • In multi-monitor configurations, the screen may display random black screen flicker. [3405228]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: Spelling error in the German language NVIDIA Control Panel -> Manage 3D Settings -> Shader Cache Size default option. [3442310]

Game Ready Driver Important Open Issues (For full list of open issues please check out release notes)

  • [Deathloop][HDR]: TDR/corruption occurs in the game with Windows HDR enabled. [200767905]
    • If this issue occurs, toggle the Windows HDR setting.
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed may crash on courses where players drive through water. [3338967]
  • [HDR][G-Sync]: Mouse pointer gets stuck after turning on HDR from the Windows Control Panel or after toggling G-Sync from the NVIDIA control panel. [200762998]
    • To work around, click the mouse (right or left button). The mouse cursor will be sluggish for a few seconds before returning to normal operation.
  • [NVIDIA Advanced Optimus][NVIDIA Control Panel]: After setting the display multiplexer type to “dGPU”, the setting is not preserved across a reboot or resume from S4. [200779758]
  • [NVIDIA Image Scaling][Desktop]: The screen moves to the upper left corner on cold boot when Image Scaling is applied to the desktop. [3424721]
    • Do not apply NVIDIA Image Scaling to the desktop. It is intended only for video upscaling or for games which do not run with a scaling resolution unless the same Image Scaling resolution is applied on the desktop.
  • [NVIDIA Image Scaling][DirectX 11 video apps]: With Image Scaling enabled, video playback is corrupted or results in a system hang after performing an HDR transition. [3431284]
    • If HDR is required to be toggled from the Microsoft Control Panel, be sure to switch to a different Image Scaling resolution.

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A huge fan of puzzlers. Would love to experience the world and takedown on every single and upcoming game title. In the free time love to sing, follow recent game rumors and try to decrypt them in the best possible way.

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