461.40 WHQL

GeForce driver 461.50 is available for Windows 10 x64.

This driver adds support for new GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops, which go on sale today, The Medium, and 8 new G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors.

FIXES AND UPDATES

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

  • [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341]
  • [Supreme Commander/Supreme Commander 2]: The games experience low FPS. [3231218]
  • Wallpaper Engine app may crash on startup or upon resume from sleep. [3208963]
  • [Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. [3202250]
  • [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game while any GPU hardware monitoring tool is running in the background. [3152190]
  • [G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere/Turing GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. [200667566]
  • [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.
  • Gears 5 may display some pixelation when Variable Rate Shading is used from within the in-game settings [3240405]
  • [Ampere] Chrome/Edge may experience random TDR while browsing [3195894]

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

  • The LG panel is experiencing some flickering with an HDMI cable.
  • Quake II RTX crashes with RTX mode.

DRIVER TEST MACHINE

ChassisCorsair Obsidian 750D Airflow Edition
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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