460.79 WHQL

GeForce driver 460.79 is available for Windows 10 x64. This driver is 619MB which is considerably larger than earlier drivers een 3 years ago.

  • Cyberpunk 2077

FIXES AND UPDATES

  • NVIDIA Ampere architecture GPU: Blue-screen crash may occur upon waking from sleep.
  • Freestyle/Ansel: After launching and then closing Star Wars: Squadrons, Freestyle/Ansel stops working on supported games.
  • Chrome Browser: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing or browsing videos from the Chrome browser.
  • Notebook: The Lenovo Y740 notebook displays corruption after waking from sleep.

Please note: Windows 8.1×64 is not supported on Ampere RTX 30, Turing GeForce RTX 20 and GeForce GTX 16 series graphics cards. Windows 10 is the current operating system and you should install it now.

FESTERING ISSUES

  • [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game. [3152190]
  • [G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. [200667566]
  • [Freestyle][Vulkan apps]: With the freestyle filters applied, a blue-screen crash occurs when pressing [Alt+Tab] while running Vulkan applications. [200667477]
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • [Notebook]: Some Pascal-based notebooks w/ high refresh rate displays may randomly drop to 60Hz during gameplay. [3009452]
  • [G-Sync][Vulkan Apps]: Performance drop occurs when using G-SYNC and switching from full-screen mode to windowed mode using the in-game settings. [200681477] To workaround, either launch the game in windowed mode directly or disable G-SYNC.
  • [GeForce RTX 3070][Clone Mode]: When the resolution is set to 2560×1440 @ 144Hz, the performance state is stuck at maximum performance. [200678414]
  • [NVIDIA Turing or later][Windows Movies and TV Player]: When playing a 4k video in fullscreen mode on a 2560×1440 HDR monitor, the video extends beyond the edge of the screen. [3186830]
  • [1080 Ti]: Monitor may show corruption/flicker after driver update [3200599]
  • [Detroit: Human Human]: Game may randomly crash [3203114]
  • [Batman Arkham Knight] Game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled from the game settings [3202250] Some app which use NVML may not detect the GPU [3200758]
  • [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands] Game may display random flicker [3203158]

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 or resetting windows.

ISSUES

DLSS in Cyberpunk 2077 does not seem to be working.

DRIVER TEST MACHINE

ChassisCooler Master HAF 932
PSUCorsair HX1000i
MotherboardMSI X57-A PRO
CPUAMD Ryzen R5 3600
MemoryG.Skill Flare X DDR4-3200 4x8GB
StorageIntel 665p 2048 GB M.2 NVMe SSD
Graphics HardwareEVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Black Edition
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Professional x64
NetworkDOCIS 3 cable internet
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