445.98 HOTFIX

GeForce driver 445.98 hotfix is available for Windows 10 x64. It is based on 445.87 with some available fixes.

FIXES AND UPDATES

  • [GeForce RTX 2080 Ti][Rise Of The Tomb Raider – DirectX 12]:
  • Minecraft with RTX Beta on Windows 10
  • Notebooks with Maxwell generation GPUs may experience higher GPU utilization during game play leading to reduced battery life and higher temperature
  • Fixed an issue where the shader cache was sometimes incorrectly purged on app launch
  • Some games may appear very bright when HDR is enabled •[F1 2019]: Game may randomly crash to desktop
  • [Overwatch]: Improves game stability
  • Fixes driver installation issue on Colorful GeForce GTX 1650

Please note for Windows 7 users: Microsoft now provides only SHA-2 signed drivers. If your Windows 7 system is NOT equipped to detect SHA-2, you need to install the SHA-2 update support patches. For details as well as access to SHA-2 update support patches, see the Microsoft KBA “2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS”.

Please note: Windows 8.1×64 is not supported on Turing GeForce RTX 20 and GeForce GTX 16 series graphics cards.

FESTERING ISSUES

  • [Notebook][H-Clone]: With the integrated graphics processor as the clone source, display settings cannot be changed from the NVIDIA Control Panel. [200594188]
  • [SLI][Doom Eternal]: Corruption occurs in the game upon opening the Steam overlay. [200593967]
  • (Battlefield 5, Destiny 2)[HDR]: With HDR enabled, the games appear too bright. [2909218]
  • [Monster Hunter World Iceborne]: Artifacts appear in the game. [2903858]
  • [Call of Duty – Warzone]: Freestyle does not work. (200593020)
  • [Forza Motorsport 7]: The curb may display a black strip during a race on certain tracks. [2781776]
  • [Zombie Army: Dead War 4][Ansel/Freestyle]: The Ansel & Freestyle tabs are unselectable. [2810884]
  • [Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege][Vulkan][G-SYNC]: When playing the game in Vulkan mode with G-SYNC enabled, flickering occurs after
  • [DX12] F1 2019 may randomly crash to desktop [200608572]
  • [DX12] Resident Evil 3 Remake: Some objects may flicker [2938095]

nVidia has seen many reports over problems with Gears 5 and they posted on their forum that they want GeForce users to report any issues found.

Grand Theft Auto 5 crashes are being discussed with the game developer to fix the problems.

Some reports of slower performance can be corrected with DDU.

ISSUES

None noted.

DRIVER TEST MACHINE

ChassisCorsair SPEC-01
PSUCorsair HX1000i
MotherboardMSI X470 Gaming Plus
CPUAMD Ryzen R5 2400G
MemoryG.Skill NT 24 GB DDR4-2400
StorageIntel 660p 512 GB M.2 SSD
Graphics HardwarePNY GTX 690 XL8
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Professional x64
NetworkDOCIS 3 cable internet