NVIDIA Releases GeForce Drivers that Add DXR to Select GeForce GTX GPUs

NVIDIA today released the year’s most important GeForce driver update, version 425.31 WHQL. The drivers enable DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API support for GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GTX 1660, GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1070 Ti, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 6 GB, in addition to TITAN graphics cards based on the “Pascal” and “Volta” architectures. The DXR workload is executed by the CUDA cores entirely, which makes these GPUs significantly slower than NVIDIA’s RTX 20-series chips that have dedicated hardware such as RT cores and tensor cores. We’ve detailed this in our special article. In addition these drivers add Game Ready optimization for “Anno 1800,” and fix a number of issues listed below.

 

DOWNLOAD: NVIDIA GeForce 425.31 WHQL

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • With SLI enabled, artifacts may appear in Adobe applications.
  • Fixed random crashes on GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs.
  • The game crashes when accessing the inventory menu.
  • Blue-screen crash occurs randomly with Bad Pool error during gameplay.
  • Artifacts appear when Texture Filtering is set to High Quality in the NVIDIA Control Panel.
  • Applications crash when using the Fabfilter plugin.
  • Fixed corrupted graphics in games on ASUS ROG Strix GL702VS notebooks.
  • With Stereo enabled, OUT of Memory message appears when launching the application.

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