496.49 WHQL

EVGA RTX 2080 Black Edition large

496.49 is available for Windows 10×64 and above. Only the DCH model is now supported which is the target for Windows 10 and now Windows 11. This driver supports NVIDIA Maxwell and above. Kepler can use 472.12 WHQL.

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Age of Empires IV
  • Battlefield 2042 Early Access
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard
  • Chivalry 2
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2
  • Riders Republic


  • [Doom 3: BFG Edition]: Visual corruption occurs in the game. [3405146]
  • [Tom Clancy’s The Division 2]: Flickering and visual corruption may appear after extended gameplay. [3369607]
  • [LG OLED C1 series]: The display may show random black screen flicker at 1080p. [3404999]


  • [Red Dead Redemption 2][Vulkan]: The game may randomly crash during gameplay. [3405911]
  • [WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship/WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship/TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2]: The games crash on launch. [3409320/3409312/ 3408673]
  • [Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint]: Textures in the game may flicker. [3410593]
  • [Supreme Command:Forged Alliance/Supreme Commander 2]: Performance drop when there is mouse movement. [3405920]
  • [Deathloop][HDR]: TDR/corruption occurs in the game with Windows HDR enabled. If this issue occurs, toggle the Windows HDR setting.
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed may crash on courses where players drive through water. [3338967]
  • [HDR][G-Sync]: Mouse pointer gets stuck after turning on HDR from the Windows Control Panel or after toggling G-Sync from the NVIDIA control panel. [200762998] To work around, click the mouse (right or left button). The mouse cursor will be sluggish for a few seconds before returning to normal operation.
  • [Advanced Optimus: After setting the display multiplexer type to “dGPU”, the setting is not preserved across a reboot or resume from S4. [200779758]
  • RiMS Racing will crash shortly after game is launched [3416650]
  • Display may randomly darken while PC is idle with YouTube video playing [3420164]
  • [Marvel’s Avengers Xbox Game Pass for PC version]: Game may randomly crash during gameplay [3404644] -> Fix available via GeForce Experience update


  • Sometimes after a cold boot the screen will go off briefly for 3-400 milliseconds. Some call this flicker.
  • Fallout 4 has been crashing but its not clear if this is a game issue or drivers issue.
  • No improvement seen with Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Quake II RTX has crashed to desktop several times
  • Older GT 600 and GT 700 series cards that are Fermi based do not support UEFI


ChassisCorsair Obsidian 750D Airflow Edition
PSUCorsair AX1600i
MotherboardMSI X57-A PRO
CPUAMD Ryzen R5 3600
MemoryG.Skill Flare X DDR4-3200 4x8GB
StorageSamsung 980 PRO 2TB
Intel 665p 2048 GB M.2 NVMe SSD
Graphics HardwareEVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Black Edition
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Professional x64
NetworkDOCIS 3 cable internet