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NVIDIA Posts GeForce 310.70 Drivers

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 4, 2012.

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Releasing a beta driver via a "stable" channel with auto-updater is..

  1. Unacceptable

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  2. Ok if it fixes an urgent issue (Far Cry 3)

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  3. Fine with me

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  1. aayman_farzand

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    I got the notification through the panel and it said Beta. And ManuelG confirmed in G3D that this is going WHQL next week.
     
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    Jesus, ANOTHER UPDATE?! Well at least Nvidia seems to be quickly fixing bugs with new drivers compared to what they used to do where it was almost 3 months on some occasions between update releases.
     
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    They say the WHQL version will be out next week. If you find bugs file reports (they read those,) don't just complain on forums. If you must complain on a forum do it on nvidia's and provide your system info and someone might file a report for you. This is how your bugs get fixed.
     
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    Exactly. The fact is that nVidia does the WHQL testing themselves and just submits the results to Microsoft for approval. If they are going WHQL next week, it must take at least a week for Microsoft to approve the reuslts, which obviously wasn't soon enough considering the performance improvements in this driver.
     
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    They are the exact same performance improvements as the 310.64 BETA drivers.
     
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    Yes, but this is the version that will be WHQL certified.
     
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    Look at how the poor AMD-FX struggling with a game which is clearly GPU-limited with an IB CPU. All the money you save by going for a cheaper CPU is burned away in electricity bills and digested in the form of noise and heat.
    I wish for a real competition on the CPU field, AMD please:shadedshu
     
  10. tacosRcool

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    well gotta update
     
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    ^^This. Next week this driver will get WHQL certificate, then why wait? This driver finally have fixed BF3 crashing and it was released on same day with BF3 Aftermath DLC. Thank you Nvidia for doing so and i give no f*** if the file-name contains WHQL prefix or not.
     
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    I don't mind Nvidia outing a quick driver update to fix performance issues on a new release, I commend them for the support. Those WHQL drivers always looked shady to me, I'm a BETA man through and through. :pimp:
     
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    You have to realize that they were doing a straight clock for clock comparison. However, the FX-8350 is clocked much higher out of the box than the 3770k. If you compare stock clocks for both you are only loosing 6FPS by going with the FX-8350, it isn't exactly struggling behind a CPU that costs $100+ more. And heck, going with the FX-6300 would save $180 and you'd only loose 12FPS.
     
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    The 310.70 have turned out to be worth something after all, those who have mixed reactions about it should reconsider, as it appears to be better in Far Cry 3 which is AMD's Gaming Evolved title i don't care for the game in fact i don't like that game at all but it's good to know the drivers are worth the update for those who were hesitant,

    From Techspot: http://www.techspot.com/review/615-far-cry-3-performance/page7.html

     
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    FWIW works great here on my aging GTX 480 up from 306 something or other (though I don't have any benches).
     
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    Since I do not use the nVIDIA updater, I could not care less...
     
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    Hey guys, is this for real?

    "Negative LOD Bias Clamp: Negative LOD bias clamp for DirectX applications is not supported on Fermi-based GPUs and later." (chapter2-page7) :wtf:
     
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    Running Nvidia update from version 306.97 shows no new drivers are available : /
     
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    If only there was some place to manually download them.
     
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    The WHQL has not released yet. If you look on Nvidias site and SEARCH ALL DRIVERS its still the 370.10 beta driver that shows up.
     
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    Um no. I just did a search and mine says 310.70 WHQL Dec. 17th. You must have a different interweb than me.
     
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    Okay, Now its there showing as WHQL. Sweet updating now.
     
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    Otay.. Rerun Nvidia update now shows the new WHQL drivers~

    TheMailMan78 is correct.. dated 17/12/2012
     

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