Nvidia Releases GeForce 364.72 WHQL Driver for Oculus Rift and Dark Souls III



/ 3 years ago

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Nvidia has just released the brand new GeForce 364.72 WHQL driver for its graphics cards, and it looks like this particular driver was actually designed with VR gaming in mind. To be more specific, this is basically a game-ready driver for the Oculus Rift, but we should also mention the fact that it adds a fresh SLI profile for Dark Souls III. The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is now fully supported by Nvidia’s graphics cards thanks to this driver, which means that virtual reality games such as EVE: Valkyrie, Elite Dangerous and Chronos now benefit from a series of VR optimizations. Moreover, the driver provides support for NVIDIA VRWorks.

It’s usually a good idea to keep your graphics drivers updated, especially if you want to benefit from the latest features and enhancements. Those of you who want to give VR gaming a shot should definitely go ahead and download Nvidia’s 364.72 WHQL driver from here. You can also have a look at the driver’s release notes below.

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is here! This Game Ready driver brings full support for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, optimizations and enhancements for virtual reality games such as EVE: Valkyrie, Chronos, and Elite Dangerous, and the latest support for NVIDIA
VRWorks. The new driver also brings the latest support and enhancements for the upcoming HTC Vive headset.

Game Ready

Game ready for Quantum Break, Killer Instinct, Dark Souls III, and Paragon early-access.

Application SLI Profiles
Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Dark Souls III – SLI profile added

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following 3DV profiles:

  • Dark Souls III – Not recommended
  • Gears of War Ultimate Edition – Not recommended
  • Hitman Pro – Not recommended
  • Paragon – Not recommended
  • Quantum Break – Not recommended

3D Compatibility Mode Profiles
No compatibility mode profiles were added with this version.
Software Modules

  • NView – version 147.00
  • HD Audio Driver – version 1.3.34.4
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software – version 9.15.0428
  • GeForce Experience – version 2.11.2.42
  • CUDA – version 8.0

Windows 10 Fixed Issues

  • [364.54] System hang or BSOD on express installation of 364.54 driver over 364.51 driver with single HDMI monitor connected. [200181626]
  • [Razer Dock] Hot unplug then plug causes “Display driver has stopped responding and has recovered” notification. [200172155]
  • ? [SLI, Tom Clancy’s The Division] Frequent freezes and pauses as well as low GPU usage result in low FPS. [1744361]
  • [364.51, SLI] BSOD when SLI enabled on 364.51 or 364.47. [1739730]
  • [364.51, SLI] In a multi-monitor configuration with one G-SYNC monitor and one nonG-SYNC monitor, the FPS in games drops to single digits if Chrome hardware acceleration is enabled and V-SYNC is off. [1719037]

Windows 8.1/Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista Fixed
Issues

  • [SLI, Tom Clancy’s The Division] Frequent freezes and pauses as well as low GPU usage result in low FPS. [1744361]
  • [359.00] PowerDirector crashes in nvspcap64.dll. [1708900]
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