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Introduces key DirectX optimizations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are some examples of measured gains versus the previous 335.23 WHQL driver:
Performance increases (Click to show)
GeForce GTX 700 Series (Single GPU):
  • Up to 64% in Total War: Rome II
  • Up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Up to 23% in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 21% in Star Swarm
  • Up to 15% in Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Up to 10% in Metro: Last Light
  • Up to 8% in Hitman Absolution
  • Up to 7% in Sniper Elite V2
  • Up to 6% in Tomb Raider
  • Up to 6% in F1 2013

GeForce GTX 700 Series (SLI):
  • Up to 71% in Total War: Rome II
  • Up to 53% in Sniper Elite V2
  • Up to 45% in Aliens vs. Predator
  • Up to 31% in Sleeping Dogs
  • Up to 20% in CoD: Black Ops 2
  • Up to 10% in Hitman Absolution
  • Up to 9% in F1 2013
  • Up to 7% in Far Cry 3
  • Up to 6% in Metro: Last Light
  • Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham Origins
Old articles (Click to show)
Release articles:

Nvidia official

VideoCardz release article
Wccf
Guru3D
3Dcenter forums
Tom's hardware
Anandtech
PClab.pl
Totally Dubbed's BF4 testing thread



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Now let's see if AMD can pick up the ball for directx aswell.
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Updated with VideoCardz article as well (and made that the primary one since it's better than a guru3d forum post or some random no.name site...)
 
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Wow Rome II...a lot of CPU dependency there but that's great news. My GPU was way underutilized. I'm assuming SLi must be working now, too.
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I wonder what the test system they used was. The pre-launch slides used a 3930K, win7 and a 780Ti.
 
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I absolutely can't wait for this,hope it improves my frames a bit,also will it be released as a beta driver or as a WHQL?
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I am confused. I thought this new driver was going to help out with performance on all cards by reducing overhead?
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Originally Posted by ABD EL HAMEED View Post

I absolutely can't wait for this,hope it improves my frames a bit,also will it be released as a beta driver or as a WHQL?

beta, check the guru3d link for example.
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I am confused. I thought this new driver was going to help out with performance on all cards by reducing overhead?

All DX11 cards yes. They just used some GTX700 series card (probably 780Ti) and some games as examples.
 
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Wow. Thanks for the great news Alatar ...
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i think in real world test we will see lower than this
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