NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready 471.96 WHQL Driver Update


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Nvidia has updated its GeForce Game Ready Driver to 471.96 WHQL. This update adds 24 new titles to the One-Click Optimal Settings function which now supports over 1000 games. Additionally, 471.96 WHQL adds support for six new G-SYNC Compatible monitors. Nvidia has also fixed several bugs to the previous versions. For a complete listing please continue reading Nvidia’s highlights below.

Nvidia GeForce Gamer Ready Driver 471.96 WHQL

Highlights

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1. Additionally, this release also provides support for 6 new G-SYNC Compatible displays.

Game Ready Driver 471.96
Game Ready Driver 471.96

New Games Supported By GeForce Experience’s Optimal Settings

GeForce Experience’s one-click optimal settings enable you to instantly configure game options for your system’s hardware, giving you smooth, optimized gameplay. Over 1000 titles are supported, and since our last driver release we’ve added support for 24 more:

    • Aliens: Fireteam Elite
    • Bless Unleashed
    • Blood of Heroes
    • Car Mechanic Simulator 2021
    • Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!
    • Draw & Guess
    • Faraday Protocol
    • Final Fantasy
    • Final Fantasy III
    • Ghost Hunters Corp
    • Golf With Your Friends
    • GrandChase
    • Humankind
    • King’s Bounty II
    • Madden NFL 22
    • Mini Motorways
    • Psychonauts 2
    • Quake Remastered
    • SAMURAI WARRIORS 5
    • Supraland
    • The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
    • The Walking Dead: Onslaught
    • Yakuza 4 Remastered
    • Yakuza 5 Remastered

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

Our newest Game Ready Driver driver also adds support for 6 new G-SYNC Compatible displays that deliver a baseline Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) experience that makes your gaming smoother and more enjoyable.

The 48” Philips OLED806 TV and 77” Xiaomi O77M8-MAS TV are the latest BFGDs to be validated as G-SYNC Compatible. These giant-screen, OLED displays make your gaming experience bigger and incredibly immersive while also giving a good, basic VRR experience for tear-free, stutter-free gaming.

MANUFACTURER MODEL HDR SIZE LCD Type Resolution VRR Range
EVE Spectrum ES07D03 Yes 27 IPS 3840×2160 (4K) 48-144Hz
Lenovo G27Q-20 Yes 27 IPS 2560×1440 (QHD) 48-165Hz
MSI MAG321QR Yes 32 IPS 2560×1440 (QHD) 48-165Hz
Philips OLED806 Yes 48 OLED 3840×2160 (4K) 48-120Hz
ViewSonic XG250 Yes 24.5 IPS 1920×1080 (FHD) 48-240Hz
Xiaomi O77M8-MAS Yes 77 OLED 3840×2160 (4K) 48-120Hz

These newly validated monitors give gamers even more choice when searching for a great gaming display. For a complete list of all G-SYNC, G-SYNC ULTIMATE, and G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors, check out our handy and frequently updated G-SYNC page, which can be sorted and filtered, helping you quickly find the ideal display.

Fixed Issues

  • DPC latency is higher when color mode is set to 8-bit color compared to 10-bit color. [3316424]
  • Unable to detect supported display modes for the Samsung Odyssey G9 display [3332327]
  • Blue-screen crash/reboot loop occurs when two Samsung Odyssey G9 displays @ 240Hz are connected. [3256732]
  • NVDisplay.Container.exe constantly writes data to C:\ProgramData\NVIDIA Corporation\nvtopps\nvtopps.db3. [3350171]
  • [Windows 11][Notebook]: With the graphics mode set to Hybrid, the GPU frequently wakes up while idle. [3345922]
  • [CUDA][Turing/Volta GPUs]: Stability issues with Topaz Denoise AI. [200755368]

Known Issues

  • [Deathloop][HDR]:TDR/corruption occurs in the game with Windows HDR enabled. If this issue occurs, toggle the Windows HDR setting.
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: After overinstalling the driver using express install when GPU scaling is enabled, the 0.59x upscaling factor is missing from the NVIDIA Control Panel scaling resolution list (Display > Change Resolution page).
    To work around, disable and then re-enable GPU scaling. Alternatively, perform a clean driver installation.
  • [Battlefield V][DirectX 12]: The game may crash with HDR enabled. [3353767]
    To work around, enable HDR from the Windows display settings before launching the game.
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 may display graphical artifacts. [200754013]
  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed may crash on courses where players drive through water. [3338967]

Package Contents

Software Module Versions

  • NVIDIA RTX Desktop Manager – 202.03
  • HD Audio Driver – 1.3.38.60
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.19.0218
  • GeForce Experience – 3.23.0.74
  • CUDA – 11.4

Product Compatibility

DESKTOP

NVIDIA TITAN: NVIDIA TITAN RTX, NVIDIA TITAN V, NVIDIA TITAN Xp, NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal), GeForce GTX TITAN X, GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN Z

GeForce RTX 30: GeForce RTX 3090, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, GeForce RTX 3080, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, GeForce RTX 3060

GeForce RTX 20: GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2070, GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2060

GeForce 16: GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650

GeForce 10: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030, GeForce GT 1010

GeForce 900: GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700: GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720, GeForce GT 710

GeForce 600: GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630

MOBILE

GeForce RTX 30: GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU, GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU

GeForce RTX 20: GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2070, GeForce RTX 2060

GeForce MX: GeForce MX450, GeForce MX350, GeForce MX330, GeForce MX250, GeForce MX230, GeForce MX150, GeForce MX130, GeForce MX110

GeForce 10: GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050

GeForce 900M: GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 980M, GeForce GTX 970M, GeForce GTX 965M, GeForce GTX 960M, GeForce GTX 950M, GeForce 945M, GeForce 940MX, GeForce 930MX, GeForce 920MX, GeForce 940M, GeForce 930M

GeForce 800M: GeForce GTX 860M, GeForce GTX 850M, GeForce 845M, GeForce 840M, GeForce 830M

 

-John Nester (Blaylock)

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