Monday, February 18th 2013

NVIDIA Posts GeForce 314.07 WHQL Drivers

NVIDIA posted its newest WHQL-signed GeForce software suite. Version 314.07 is the company's first WHQL-signed version after R310 (310.90). The new drivers boost single-GPU performance by up to 5 percent, and SLI performance by up to 65 percent, compared to 310.90 WHQL. In terms of features, 314.07 adds GeForce Experience profile for Crysis 3, and performance boosts for Assassins Creed III, but in terms of performance-optimizations, 314.07 WHQL bundles everything recent R313-series beta releases have been coming up with. So 314.07 WHQL really is R313-series beta driver with a bit of Crysis 3 optimization, and the WHQL signature. Find details after the break.

DOWNLOAD: GeForce 314.70 WHQL for Windows 8/7/Vista 64-bit, GeForce 8/7/Vista 32-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit

This is the GeForce Game Ready driver for the Crysis 3. It delivers a smoother gaming experience, improves single GPU performance by up to 5%, and boosts SLI performance by up to 65% (compared to GeForce 310.90 WHQL driver).

Instantly apply optimal game settings for Crysis 3 with GeForce Experience

EA's recommended GeForce GPU for Crysis 3 is a GeForce GTX 560 or higher. For the Hi-Performance PC Specification, EA recommends GeForce GTX 680.

GeForce R313 drivers also provide significant performance increases in other top games like Assassin's Creed III, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Far Cry 3.

New in GeForce 314.07 Drivers
Increases performance by up to 5% in Crysis 3 (measured with GeForce GTX 680 at 1920x1080 high settings).

New in GeForce R313 Drivers
  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 310.90 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
  • GeForce GTX 690:
    o Up to 65% in Crysis 3 Up to 24% in Assassin's Creed III Up to 15% in Civilization V Up to 14% in Call of Duty: Black Ops II Up to 12% in Dirt 3 Up to 11% in Just Cause 2 Up to 9% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution Up to 8% in Far Cry 2 Up to 7% in Far Cry 3 Up to 7% in Batman: Arkham City Up to 7% in Dragon Age II Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 Up to 4% in Shogun: Total War Up to 4% in Stalker: Call of Pripyat
    o GeForce GTX 670:
    Up to 28% in Assassin's Creed III Up to 11% in Civilization V Up to 8% in Far Cry 3 Up to 6% in Just Cause 2 Up to 5% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution Up to 5% in Dirt 3 Up to 5% in Batman: Arkham City Up to 5% in Far Cry 2 Up to 4% in Call of Duty: Black Ops II Up to 3% in Shogun: Total War Up to 3% in Stalker: Call of Pripyat
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
  • o Crysis 3 – updated SLI profile Warframe– updated SLI profile DmC: Devil May Cry– added SLI profile
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds the following profiles:
  • o Crysis 3 – rated Excellent Dead Space 3 – rated Poor Resident Evil 6- rated Good
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20 Comments on NVIDIA Posts GeForce 314.07 WHQL Drivers

#1
the54thvoid
Anywhere in them driver files say "Titan" I wonder.
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#2
TheMailMan78
Big Member
4% in BF3?..........................INSTALL ACTIVATE!
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#3
kroks
by: TheMailMan78
4% in BF3?..........................INSTALL ACTIVATE!
no, even better.. 5%! :D
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#4
LAN_deRf_HA
FYI if you had unlocked your card you need to recheck your load voltages with these drivers. Since 313 nvidia has capped the voltages so even unlocked you won't boost as high. The only way I've found around that so far is with precision x's voltage slider, which will only slide up as far as you've unlocked. Meaning if you used kgb and unlocked to 1187 and were counting on it to boost up two notches to 1212, it won't, and you will only be able to slide up to 1187 in precision x. With this new driver behavior it's recommended to flash to 1212 and use precision x to set your voltage manually for 1187/1200/1212.
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#5
T4C Fantasy
CPU & GPU DB Maintainer
by: the54thvoid
Anywhere in them driver files say "Titan" I wonder.
Nope :) however NVidia made 3 new skus in this release

the GT 625, GT 635, and K20s

the GT 635 will have the new gpu GK208 ^^
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#6
Eagleye
Looks like we might see new cards from both AMD and nVidia at the Lower/Mid end
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#7
[H]@RD5TUFF
Gained about 12fps in crysis 3, a worthwhile and noticeable upgrade Imo.
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#8
MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
by: [H]@RD5TUFF
Gained about 12fps in crysis 3, a worthwhile and noticeable upgrade Imo.
Damn thats sweet. Ill have to try it. I have a 680 as well.
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#9
chief-gunney
these drivers are still no good for my MSI gtx670 as they still cause stuttering in bf3.
back to 306.97 again!
I have wasted so much time and downloads( which being on capped download limit, I AM PAYING FOR!!!) on all drivers since 306.97
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#11
chief-gunney
by: TheMailMan78
These run great for my 670.
lucky you
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#12
chief-gunney
by: TheMailMan78
These run great for my 670.
u r running windows 8 aren't u? will bf3 even run on win8?
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#13
MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
by: chief-gunney
u r running windows 8 aren't u? will bf3 even run on win8?
........................Yes BF3 will run on Win 8
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#14
Covert_Death
by: chief-gunney
u r running windows 8 aren't u? will bf3 even run on win8?
seriously? windows 8 is an optimized 7 with a new skin.... everything works just fine as far as 99.9% of users will ever notice
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#15
chief-gunney
Did another clean install and after uninstall, rebooted after the standard vga adapter installed, before installing the nv drivers, and they seem to be working stutter free at the moment.
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MxPhenom 216
Corsair Fanboy
by: chief-gunney
Did another clean install and after uninstall, rebooted after the standard vga adapter installed, before installing the nv drivers, and they seem to be working stutter free at the moment.
could just be the game giving you the stutters.
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#17
MicroUnC
Will crysis 3 run on my laptop on lowest? I think should be fine on lowest settings.

<--- Specs
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#18
TheMailMan78
Big Member
by: chief-gunney
u r running windows 8 aren't u? will bf3 even run on win8?
I put three hours in last night without an issue. Honestly I get better FPS in windows 8 than I did windows 7.
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#19
chief-gunney
by: MxPhenom 216
could just be the game giving you the stutters.
that's for sure, but it has been a known issue on nv forums.
I played a few hours with them too and, even though they are ok, i still find 306.97 drivers to be better performing for my card and system in BF3 which is the only game I play. Any fps increase is not noticeable by me or relevant to gameplay as fps aren't an issue.
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#20
ISI300
Why didn't they mention NFS:MW in the PR? MASSIVE performance improvement on that one for my 460.
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