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    Lightbulb NVIDIA releases 314.21 Beta drivers, Fixes Tomb Raider For All Nvidia Users

    At long last, Nvidia has released a new driver that comes with stability and performance improvements for Tomb Raider on all NVIDIA GeForce GPUs.

    This is the drivers that most PC gamers have been waiting for, and you can find the download links below. According to the release notes, these

    drivers also add some new SLI and 3D Vision profiles. ManuelG, Nvidia’s employee, confirmed that Nvidia has a new driver coming up for Bioshock, as

    well as another one which follows it that will include the GPU Boost fix that was reported by a lot of Nvidia users. Those interested can download

    Nvidia’s GeForce 314.21 Beta drivers from the following links. Unfortunately, no links yet for Windows XP users:


    Page link: http://www.dsogaming.com/news/nvidia...-nvidia-users/

    http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/59433



    Tested it myself. Got 55-60 fps with Tressfx, FXAA and everything else on ultimate (The highest was 60 for me coz I had Vsync on).


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    But the driver sucks for BF3. Works great in TR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    But the driver sucks for BF3. Works great in TR.
    Weird. You had a significant FPS drop in BF3 after updating to this 314.21?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shrapmeth View Post
    Weird. You had a significant FPS drop in BF3 after updating to this 314.21?
    Not FPS drop but there is stuttering. The same happened in the previous TR driver and I had to downgrade to 314.07 to get the game running properly.

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    I noticed some stuttering too. I was playing the 4th misson i guess (operation guillotine) from the point when you encounter the first tank in the game to the point when you have to infiltrate the bank. About 10 mins of gameplay and I had 3 stutters at different points. Every setting was ultra and 4x MSAA, with Vsync on.


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    lol amd driver team gave nvidias team a whopping, now they are working their asses off, both of them, this is good for the consumers, go and check the first driver iterations and see where they have come now.
    :3
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    Quote Originally Posted by eXsTatik View Post
    lol amd driver team gave nvidias team a whopping, now they are working their asses off, both of them, this is good for the consumers, go and check the first driver iterations and see where they have come now.
    :3
    At the expense of frame latency. That got worse after the Never Settle driver, the fix should be out in a month or two.

    Edit: Btw 314.22WHQL has more fixes for TR, so upgrade if you need to.

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    Lol I did not have any stuttering issues or whatsoever with the never settle drivers, don't know about multi gpu on 7970 though single card is fine, no difference from 7970 and the 670.

    Btw the latest 13.2 betas do fix up the frame latency a bit but a real performance overhaul should be upcoming since GCN is more complex than most gpus to date as its the only arch that can actually execute proper x87 and x86 code/
    FTW!!!!!!!!!!

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    Yea it'll be noticeable with mGPU, I'd be pissed if I had crossfire and out of no where, stuttering was introduced thanks to a driver on steroids.

    Nvidia is riding the train with FCAT lol, and AMD is taking all the heat right now. Hope it gets fixed soon, but if I had $700 to spend on GPUs and I looked at the company's histories, the choice is clear. Would you spend that much money for a problem that'll be fixed months later? I wouldn't.

    I'm glad AMD stepped up their game, forced Nvidia to step up as well, win for me

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