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New WHQL-certified GeForce Drivers

The GeForce Website now offers new version 314.07 WHQL-certified drivers for NVIDIA GeForce accelerators. They call this an "essential update for gamers jumping into Crysis 3 this week," as single-GPU and multi-GPU performance in Crytek’s shooter sequel is improved by up to 65% in the new version. They add: "Other highlights include sizeable SLI and single-GPU performance gains of up to 27% in Assassin’s Creed III, 19% in Civilization V, 14% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, 14% in DiRT 3, 11% in Just Cause 2, 10% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution, 10% in F1 2012, and 10% in Far Cry 3."

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12. Re: New WHQL-certified GeForce Drivers Feb 19, 2013, 02:47 PropheT
 
Atomic wrote on Feb 18, 2013, 20:06:
So far, I've been unable to use anything newer than 296.10 on my PC. If I try, any game I run goes to black screen, and I have to reboot. I think it has something to do with over-scanning the display, but I can't figure it out. Very frustrating.

Go into the Nvidia control panel, click on change resolution, hit Customize, and uncheck the box for "enable resolutions not exposed by the display" and see if that helps. If the monitor/TV you're on is reporting correctly that should prevent it from doing anything like overscanning, but your problem sounds more like a VPU reset issue (driver stops responding) if it happened even after a fresh Windows install.

Would probably need more information for anything more than that (3D, HDMI/DVI, Card type, SLI or no, etc.).
 
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