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[GeForce] NVIDIA GeForce 306.23 WHQL Drivers released

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Nice, it's about time smile.gif These have all the goodies that come with the 304.48 and 306.02 beta drivers as you'd expect, and seems like it will benefit a lot of the new games.
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An essential upgrade for every GeForce GTX user, the GeForce 306.23 WHQL drivers enable high-quality TXAA anti-aliasing on GTX 600 Series GPUs, improve game performance by up to 17% on all GeForce 400, 500, and 600 Series GPUs, enhance seven top titles with NVIDIA Control Panel MSAA and Ambient Occlusion profiles, improve the overall user experience for all GPU users, and add SLI and 3D Vision profiles for new releases and upcoming titles, including Borderlands 2, Darksiders 2, Dishonored, End of Nations, F1 2012, Guild Wars 2, Max Payne 3, Orcs Must Die! 2, PlanetSide 2, Sleeping Dogs, The Secret World, The Walking Dead, Torchlight II, and World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria.

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Link to the Article with benchmarks: http://www.geforce.com/whats-new/articles/nvidia-geforce-306-23-whql-drivers-released/

Download link: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
Edited by Darco19 - 9/13/12 at 7:40am
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Really hope these address the GW2 stalling as well as the more recent BF3 issues w/the Beta drivers...

Hopeful but, still very pessimistic.
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Really hope these address the GW2 stalling as well as the more recent BF3 issues w/the Beta drivers...
Hopeful but, still very pessimistic.

GW2 stalling?
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Hope this fixes my Windows 8 NVIDIA driver crashes.
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GW2 stalling?

Yeah...GW2 often randomly stalls for some users w/680's on certain driver sets.

It's been bug reported to death ~ In fact, the issue was passed on.

Essentially the driver starts to crash but, recovers before it completely goes down...
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Yeah...GW2 often randomly stalls for some users w/680's on certain driver sets.
It's been bug reported to death ~ In fact, the issue was passed on.
Essentially the driver starts to crash but, recovers before it completely goes down...

I wonder what it was. I've had no problems on my 670 and 680 using the 306 beta drivers.
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post #7 of 129
sweet, cant wait, hopefully some good is starting to come together.
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5.2% performance gains in BF3 at 1080p ultra with AA, nice.
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post #9 of 129
Sweet. Will have to give these a shot with GW2.
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These are the exact same performance increases, percentage wise, that they listed with the 306.02 drivers and 304.48 betas, so I don't think these added any performance increases unfortunately.
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