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GeForce 301.24 Beta Driver (Apr 9)

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Found this today at Geforce.com:
NVIDIA GeForce 301.24 Beta Drivers Add Major Gaming Features & Boost Skyrim Performance By Up To 20%

The new NVIDIA GeForce 301.24 beta drivers are now available to download

An essential upgrade for all GeForce users, these drivers enable NVIDIA FXAA, NVIDIA Adaptive VSync, and NVIDIA Frame Rate Target on all GeForce 8-series and later GPUs and also add new NVIDIA Surround features for all Surround-capable GPUs. Also included are numerous performance improvements for top titles, new SLI profiles, and new 3D Vision profiles.

Other performance improvements were found in Batman: Arkham City, Bulletstorm, Civilization V, Just Cause 2, StarCraft II, and Shogun 2, to name but a few. See perf. charts below with 301.24 driver :
GTX 560Ti Performance chart
GTX 580 Performance chart
GTX 560Ti SLI Performance chart
GTX 580 SLI Performance chart


see LINK for full details !!
 
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They work terrible for my GTX 560 ti 448 on futuremark benchmarks. Like a futuremark gimp virus for my card.
 
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I am not convinced that is inherent to the driver; something is obviously not right.
 
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I am not convinced that is inherent to the driver; something is obviously not right.


I did clean installs twice with this driver. In between I tried a different driver which worked fine for Futuremark 3d11 benchmark. Only have the problem with 301.24 beta driver.
 
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Ok...I guess I would just expect that more on an older card, even 4xx, as opposed to one for which many improvements and such are specifically touted in this release (5xx series). I had a black screen in BF3 with some 295 beta when I first got my 480 and swapping out to the latest WHQL fixed in that instance (and are the ones I'm still running as it stands today). I was potentially fairly lucky actually as those had just come out a day earlier.
 
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These drivers corrupted my drivers. Since I installed these my video card is not clocking properly and I'm unable to install physx. I get a corrupt data message during instalation.

Not sure what the problem is.

I have uninstalled my drivers, went into registry and cleared out NVIIDA files and I have ran the driver sweeper software. Never had a problem like this.

All started when I installed this driver.
 

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I have uninstalled my drivers, went into registry and cleared out NVIIDA files and I have ran the driver sweeper software. Never had a problem like this.

All started when I installed this driver.
hmm.. i guess u r not alone as this is a Beta.. a few users have experienced issues and maybe u can upload your error info @ the 301.24 Display Driver Feedback Thread.. probably its better to stick with the 296.1 WHQL for now
 
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GTX470SLI, everything still works perfectly for me.
 
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works good for my GTX 480.
 
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FXAA for my 8800GT yay! downloading...

edit: installed and working fine. FXAA makes text, well everything, on my old 1280x1024 LCD look smooth :)
 
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