461.81 HOTFIX

461.81 is available for Windows 10×64

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.

  • [Fortnite] Shader cache optimizations to reduce intermittent stutter on some PC configurations [3244272]
  • [GeForce GTX 1660 Super]: Random flickering may appear across the top of the monitor on some PC configurations. [3184254]
  • [Vulkan] Red Dead Redemption 2 may display pixelated black dots [3266614]
  • Some desktop applications may stutter when moving around the window on some PC configurations [3252200]
  • Enabling NVIDIA Surround with 4K HDMI 2.1 TVs may fail [3184849]
  • [Rocket League] Matches may take longer to load [3244324]
  • [Detroit: Become Human] Game may crash when launched with Image Sharpening enabled [200667092]

FESTERING ISSUES

  • Some desktop applications may flicker or stutter when resizing the window on some PC configurations [3252200]. See the NVIDIA KBA 5157 for a possible workaround.
  • [Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege][Advanced Optimus]: The game may crash while launching. [3257842]
  • [GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER]: Random flickering may appear across the top of the monitor on some PC configurations. [3184254]
  • [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]
  • [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]
  • Displayport-to-HDMI 2.1 protocol converter clock limited to 600MHz pixel clock [3202060]

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.

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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