Nvidia release 295.51 Beta drivers

/ 7 years ago

Nvidia have released the 295.51 beta drivers for their GPUs. The aim of this new driver update is to bring significantly better performance in SLI configurations by adding new or updating existing SLI profiles. Nvidia has also continued to update its 3D Vision profiles for a very large selection of games. As usual the driver package comes in several different forms depending on your operating system so here are links to the applicable downloads:

Windows 7 or Windows Vista 32 Bit

Windows 7 or Windows Vista 64 Bit

Windows XP 32 Bit

Windows XP 64 Bit

Full release notes are as follows:

New in 295.51


  • Adds or updates SLI profiles for :
    • 7554
    • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
    • Mass Effect 3
    • Oil Rush
    • Red Faction: Armageddon

3D Vision

  • Adds support for 3D Vision windowed mode on DLP HDTVs and on Optimized for GeForce passive 3D monitors
  • Adds or updates 3D Vision profiles for:
    • The Adventures of Tintin – rated Good
    • Afterfall: Insanity – rated Fair
    • Black Prophecy – rated Not Recommended
    • Chaos Online – rated Fair
    • Da Vinci Online – rated Fair
    • DotA 2 – rating upgraded to Fair
    • Dungeon and Dragons: Daggerdale – rated Fair
    • Ferrari Project – rated Not Recommended
    • The First Templar – rated Fair
    • Fractal – rated Excellent
    • FreeStyle 2 – rated Good
    • The Haunted Halls Reach – rated Excellent
    • King Arthur II – rated Not Recommended
    • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning – rated Fair
    • Kong Fu Ying Xiong – rated Fair
    • Love Beat – rated Good
    • Marvel Super Hero Squad Online – rated Good
    • Microsoft Flight – rated Fair
    • Perpetuum – rated Fair
    • Post Apocalyptic Mayhem – rated Fair
    • Prototype 2 – rated Fair
    • Q.U.B.E. – rated Excellent
    • Quan Qiu Shi Ming – rated Excellent
    • rFactor 2 (mod mode) – rated Good
    • Saints Row: The Third – Rated Not Recommended
    • Shadow Company: Left for Dead – rated Not Recommended
    • Special Force – Rated Good
    • Tera – rated Good
    • Top Gun: Hard Lock – rated Not Recommended
    • Tropico 4 – rated Good
    • Worms Blast – rated Good


  • Updates PhysX System Software to 9.11.1111

HD Audio

  • Updates HD Audio to version

Key Bug Fixes and Enhancements

  • Fixes instances where the GeForce GTX 590 fan unnecessarily increased to 100%.
  • Fixes instances of driver timeouts while simultaneously watching multiple videos.
  • Adds edit/delete option for custom resolutions.

Other Details

  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

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One Response to “Nvidia release 295.51 Beta drivers”
  1. User says:

    Looks good, curious about Dota2 😕

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