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NVIDIA Forceware 314.22

Written by Omegadrive   
Monday, March 25, 2013
NVIDIA News
NVIDIA has released a set of WHQL drivers supporting GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500 abd 600-series desktop GPUs and ION desktop GPUs for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 in 32 and 64 Bit flavors.


Release Summary
This is the GeForce Game Ready driver for BioShock Infinite, delivering up to 41% faster performance.

Instantly apply optimal game settings for BioShock Infinite with GeForce Experience.


New in GeForce 314.22 Drivers

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 314.07 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are a few examples:
  • GeForce GTX 680:
    • Up to 41% faster in BioShock Infinite
    • Up to 60% faster in Tomb Raider
    • Up to 23% faster in Sniper Elite V2
    • Up to 13% faster in Sleeping Dogs
  • GeForce GTX 680 SLI:
    • Up to 21% faster in Sniper Elite V2
    • Up to 14% faster in Sleeping Dogs
    • Up to 10% faster in StarCraft II
    • Up to 15% faster in Civilization V
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology Adds or updates the following SLI profiles (since GeForce 314.22 drivers):
    • Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army – Added DX11 SLI profile
    • Dungeons and Dragons: Neverwinter – Added DX9 SLI profile
    • BioShock Infinite – Added AO profile
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Adds the following profiles (since GeForce 314.22 drivers):
    • MUD - rated Good
    • Brutal Legend - rated Good
    • Tomb Raider - updated rating to Good

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.23.1
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.
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