NVIDIA GeForce 397.93 WHQL Driver Now Live, Brings Game Ready Optimizations For The Crew 2 Beta And State Of Decay 2

With State of Decay 2 already out and The Crew 2 closed beta starting soon, Nvidia has rolled outs its GeForce 397.93 WHQL game Ready drivers that brings performance optimizations for both while bringing a slew of fixes and more.

In addition to bringing game-ready optimizations for The Crew 2 beta and State of Decay 2, the NVIDIA GeForce 397.93 WHQL Driver also adds support for CUDA 9.2 along with fixes for a lot of issues. You can download the driver here.

Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for The Crew Closed Beta and State of Decay 2.

Fixed Issues

  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 870M]: GPU acceleration is being used for Windows Explorer. [2003577]
  • [SLI][Steam]: Steam must be closed to enable or disable SLI mode. [2091966]
  • [Surround][Digital Vibrance]: Digital Vibrance setting is not persistent, and reverts to the default setting when rebooting with Surround mode enabled. [2097240]
  • [Wolfenstein II]: The game may freeze in the Roosevelt area. [2114563]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: When Windows HDR is enabled, some color formats are missing from the NVIDIA Control Panel->Display->Change Resolution page.[2117226]
  • [Pascal GPU + Kepler GPU]: After installing the driver and rebooting the system, the drive may fail to load. [200394820]
  • [Far Cry 5]: Green flickering occurs in the game when using HDR with non-native resolution. [200399992]

Speaking on Nvidia, the company has announced a 3 GB variant of GTX 1050 with upgraded specs compared to the 2 GB variant.

The 2 GB variant of the 1050 features 640 Cuda Cores, 7 Gbps memory speed and a boost clock of 1455 MHz. The 3 GB variant ups these specs with 768 Cuda Cores and 1455 MHz boost clock.

Surprisingly, this 3 GB variant of GTX 1050 features 126 MHz higher boost clock compared to 1050 Ti.

Not only that, a rumor has been making rounds on the internet suggesting that Next-Gen Nvidia GPUs, presumably GTX 1180 or GTX 2080, are coming in July. According to the report, industry sources have revealed that next-gen Nvidia GPUs will be available in July 2018.