NVIDIA GeForce 497.29 WHQL Driver is now available for download

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NVIDIA has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the NVIDIA GeForce 497.29 WHQL driver offers the optimal experience for GTFO, as well as the latest update for Horizon Zero Dawn using NVIDIA DLSS.

Additionally, this driver resolves a game crash on the desktop during gameplay in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Also fixes some purple / blue artifacts that could appear on ground textures in the same game. Additionally, it addresses some performance issues in Supreme Command: Forged Alliance and Supreme Commander 2.

You can download this new driver from here. Below you can also find its full changelog.

NVIDIA GeForce 497.29 WHQL Driver Release Notes

Game Ready Controller

This new Game Ready driver provides the best Day 1 gaming experience for the latest new titles, including GTFO, as well as the latest Horizon Zero Dawn update, which uses NVIDIA DLSS to improve performance by up to 50%.

Problems solved
  • [Microsoft Flight Simulator]: The game may crash on the desktop during gameplay.
  • [Microsoft Flight Simulator]: Violet / blue artifacts appear on the ground textures in the game.
  • [Supreme Command:Forged Alliance/Supreme Commander 2]: Performance drop occurs when there is mouse movement.
  • The desktop may stutter after an extended period when the mouse cursor is moved.
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: German language spelling error NVIDIA Control Panel -> Manage 3D Settings -> Default Option Shading Cache Size.

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