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NVidia Geforce Graphics driver 496.XX

3 days 8 hours ago - 3 days 8 hours ago #5587 by Dynastar
NVidia Geforce Graphics driver 496.13 WHQL :

Release Date : 2021.10.12

DriverVer = 10/06/2021,
WHQL Cert. & signed from October 7, 2021

Full Release notes :

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready for Back 4 Blood
This new Game Ready Driver provides support for Back 4 Blood, which utilizes NVIDIA DLSS to boost performance by up to 46% at 4K. In addition, this new Game Ready Driver offers support for the latest new titles and updates, including the launch of the Crysis Remastered Trilogy and Baldur’s Gate 3 which utilize NVIDIA DLSS, as well as DLSS updates to Rise of the Tomb Raider, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Chivalry 2. Additionally, this release provides optimal support for The Riftbreaker and Sword and Fairy 7.

This release supports the following APIs :

 Open Computing Language (OpenCLTM software) 3.0 for NVIDIA® MaxwellTM and later GPUs
 OpenGL® 4.6
 Vulkan® 1.2
 DirectX 11
 DirectX 12

Software Module Versions :

 NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager - 202.03
 HD Audio Driver -
 NVIDIA PhysX System Software - 9.21.0713
 GeForce Experience -
 CUDA - 11.4
 DCH NVIDIA Control Panel - 8.1.961.0

Fixed Issues in this Release :

 [GeForce RTX 3080]: The system does not boot with two Samsung Odyssey G70A 28" monitors
are connected to the GPU. [3359697]

 [GeForce GTX 960]: The primary monitor lost after resume from sleep or shutdown. [3340905]

 [Windows 11]: The screen flashes once after switching to the discrete GPU-only mode in the
NVIDIA Control Panel. [3330077]

 [Multiple Apps][Ansel/Freestyle]: Depth of field filter shows blurry characters. [200749545]

 [Notebook]: Vulkan test applications run on the integrated graphics processor instead of the
discrete GPU. [200770322]

Windows 10/11 Issues :

 [Doom Eternal][HDR][FSR]: Eternal]: Texture across the game darkens and is unplayable
after enabling HDR + FSR. [200776916]

 [Rise of the Tomb Raider]: Characters and background disappear and corruption is prominent
when Anti-Aliasing is set to SSAA 2X and SSAA 4x. [200777463]

 [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]

 Tom Clancy's The Division 2 may display graphical artifacts. [200754013]

 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.

 [NVIDIA Control Panel]: After setting the display multiplexer type to “dGPU”, the setting is not
preserved across a reboot or resume from S4. [200779758]

 [Windows 11]: Display goes blank when video is switched to full-screen with G-Sync enabled.

Desktop DCH driver for Win 10 / 11 x64 :

Notebook DCH driver for Win 10 / 11 x64 :

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Last edit: 3 days 8 hours ago by Dynastar.

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