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Nvidia 337.50 Beta Drivers Bring Mega Performance Boosts
Nvidia has released its 337.50 beta drivers which according to its patch notes bring an astonishing amount of performance boost.
“Introduces key DirectX optimizations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games,” said Nvidia. A comparison of the performance boost attained with a single and dual GPU was what followed:
GeForce GTX 700 Series (Single GPU):
- Up to 64% in Total War: Rome II
- Up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Up to 23% in Sleeping Dogs
- Up to 21% in Star Swarm
- Up to 15% in Batman: Arkham Origins
- Up to 10% in Metro: Last Light
- Up to 8% in Hitman Absolution
- Up to 7% in Sniper Elite V2
- Up to 6% in Tomb Raider
- Up to 6% in F1 2013
GeForce GTX 700 Series (SLI):
- Up to 71% in Total War: Rome II
- Up to 53% in Sniper Elite V2
- Up to 45% in Aliens vs. Predator
- Up to 31% in Sleeping Dogs
- Up to 20% in CoD: Black Ops 2
- Up to 10% in Hitman Absolution
- Up to 9% in F1 2013
- Up to 7% in Far Cry 3
- Up to 6% in Metro: Last Light
- Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham Origins
That’s incredible to say the least. Mere drivers to bring more than 60 percent of boost in a game like Total War: Rome II which can be quite suffocating for your rig when played at all high settings is truly remarkable.
Additionally these are only ‘some’ of the titles that will gain an advantage from the latest drivers. You can go ahead and update your card now and see for yourself if the claims are true.