NVIDIA releases their GeForce 397.93 WHQL drivers

For State of Decay 2 and The Crew 2 Beta

NVIDIA's released its latest GeForce graphics drivers named 397.93. The new drivers add optimisations for State of Decay 2 and Ubisoft's upcoming The Crew 2 beta. Furthermore NVIDIA has also added support for CUDA 9.2 to their driver stack and has fixed a several bugs.

For example the company has added SLI profile updates to DRG Initiative and Star Wars: Battlefront II, allowing users of multi-GPU setups to access additional performance on their hardware. The problem with Pascal and Kepler GPUs has been addressed and now Cryptocurrency miners will not face issues anymore.

As always, you can download the new GeForce 397.93 drivers from NVIDIA's support page or automatically via the GeForce Experience software.
Game Ready
  • Provides the optimal gaming experience for The Crew Closed Beta and State of Decay 2.
New Features
  • Added support for CUDA 9.2
Application SLI Profiles
  • DRG Initiative
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
3D Vision Profiles
  • The Crew 2
Fixed Issues in this Release
  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 870M]: GPU acceleration is being used for Windows Explorer. [2003577]
  • [SLI][Steam]: Steam must be closed to enable or disable SLI mode. [2091966]
  • [Surround][Digital Vibrance]: Digital Vibrance setting is not persistent, and reverts to the default setting when rebooting with Surround mode enabled. [2097240]
  • [Wolfenstein II]: The game may freeze in the Roosevelt area. [2114563]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: When Windows HDR is enabled, some color formats are missing from the NVIDIA Control Panel->Display->Change Resolution page. [2117226]
  • [Pascal GPU + Kepler GPU]: After installing the driver and rebooting the system, the drive may fail to load. [200394820]
  • [Far Cry 5]: Green flickering occurs in the game when using HDR with non-native resolution. [200399992]
Changes in this Release
  • Removed Experience Improvement Program from the NVIDIA Control Panel.
Windows 10 Issues
  • [SLI][Hitman Pro: DirectX 12]: With SLI mode enabled, the game crashes if in-game HDR is ON and Windows HDR setting is OFF at lower resolutions. [200415553]
  • [Surround SLI][G-Sync][Overwatch]: There is constant flickering in the game when played in a specific SLI Surround configuration (2 displays on master GPU and 1 display on slave GPU) with G-Sync mode enabled. [2130430]
  • [Shadow Warrior 2][TITAN V]: After launching the game with Windows HDR setting enabled, there is flickering corruption when hovering the mouse over the game screen. [200408410]
  • [GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based)]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripper-enabled motherboard. [1973303]
  • [Pascal GPUs][Gears of War 4]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game. [2008731]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti]{Warhammer Vermintide 2][DirectX 12]: TDR errors may occur when changing resolutions in game. [200395335].
  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 1060]: The external HDMI display blinks when playing a video from the Netflix Edge Browser or Blu-ray video in full-screen mode with Windows HDR enabled. [200410646]
  • [Netflix Edge Browser]: When playing a game in full-screen mode and playing a video from the Netflix Edge Browser, blue-screen crash occurs after multiple [Alt+Tab] switching between the two. [200415750]
  • [DOTA 2][Vulkan API]: With Vulkan mode enabled, the game item slot glitches. [1877720]
  • [Dead by Daylight]: NVIDIA Freestyle does not work with the game. [2116198]
  • [Call of Duty: WWII][Surround]: With Surround enabled, the center Surround display is blank during gameplay. [200370257]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel][Surround]: NVIDIA Surround hot keys do not work. [200394749]
  • [GeForce Experience][ShadowPlay]: The “In-Game Overlay” option cannot be enabled, nor does Shadowplay recording work. [200390642]
  • Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
  • With HDR turned on, non HDR full-screen video playback may cause corruption/flicker in the video. [200410646]
Windows 7 Issues
  • [Call of Duty: WWII][Surround]: With Surround enabled, the center Surround display is blank during gameplay. [200370257]






Source: NVIDIA

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Marc Büchel - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini


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