NVIDIA Forceware WHQL Vista 310.70 WHQL Vista
NVIDIA Forceware WHQL software unleashes the full power and features in NVIDIA's desktop, gaming, platform, workstation, laptop, multimedia, and mobile products. Delivering a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications, ForceWare software ensures the best experience with your NVIDIA hardware.
- Incredible 3D and video performance for all of your applications.
- Rock-solid system stability, greater compatibility, and reliability with NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA).
- Industry-leading features for graphics, audio, video, communications, storage, and security.
- Robust product support for over ten unique operating systems.
- Continual product performance and feature updates for the life of your NVIDIA hardware.
This software requires Windows Vista.
# Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 306.97 WHQL drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
* GeForce GTX 680:
- Up to 38% in Far Cry 3
- Up to 26% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
- Up to 16% in Battlefield 3
- Up to 18% in Assassin's Creed III
- Up to 9% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Up to 6% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
- Up to 6% in StarCraft II
- Up to 6% in Dragon Age II
- Up to 6% in Batman: Arkham City
- Up to 5% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
* GeForce GTX 660:
- Up to 24% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
- Up to 10% in Battlefield 3
- Up to 7% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Up to 6% in Far Cry 3
- Up to 5% in Dragon Age II
- Up to 5% in Assassin's Creed III
- Up to 4% in Batman: Arkham City
- Up to 4% in Medal of Honor: Warfighter
# NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
* Far Cry 3 – updated SLI profile
* Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – updated SLI profile
* Dirt: Showdown – updated SLI profile
* Dota 2 - updated SLI profile
* Dou Zhan Shen – updated SLI profile
* F1 2012 - added SLI profile
* FIFA 13 – added SLI profile
* Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad – updated SLI profile
* Hawken – added SLI profile
* Hitman: Absolution – added SLI profile
* Natural Selection 2 – added SLI profile
* Primal Carnage – added SLI profile
# NVIDIA 3D Vision – Adds or updates the following 3D Vision profiles:
* 007 Legends - rated Fair
* Assassin's Creed III - rated Not Recommended
* Bloody Good Time - rated Good
* Bullet Run - rated Fair
* Bunch of Heroes - rated Good
* CABAL2 - rated Good
* Call of Duty Black Ops 2 - rated Good
* Carrier Command: Gaea Mission - rated 3D Vision Ready
* Dark Souls - rated Fair
* Dishonored - rated Fair
* Euro Truck Simulator 2 - rated Excellent
* FIFA 13 - rated Good
* Hawken - rated 3D Vision Ready
* Hitman: Absolution - rated Fair
* I Am Alive - rated Fair
* Lucius - rated Fair
* Mabinogi Heroes - rated Fair
* Medal of Honor: Warfighter - rated Fair
* Metro: Last Light - rated Good
* MLB 2K12 - rated Fair
* NBA 2K12 - rated Good
* NBA 2K13 - rated Good
* Need for Speed: Most Wanted - rated Fair
* Of Orcs and Men - rated Fair
* Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - rated Fair
* Planetside 2 - rated Not Recommended
* Prepar3D - rated Good
* Sniper Elite V2 - rated Poor
* Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - rated Poor
* The Amazing Spider-Man - rated Not Recommended
* Tiny Troopers - rated Fair
* Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - rated Good
* Total War Battles: SHOGUN - rated Good
* Unmechanical - rated Good
* War of the Roses rated Fair
* World Rally Championship 3 rated Good
* XCOM: Enemy Unknown rated Fair
# Other Profile Updates
* Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Counter-strike: Global Offensive
* Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Cross Fire
* Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Darksides 2
* Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Dragon Nest
* Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Guild Wars 2
* Updated NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Mechwarrrior Online
* Added NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for Meng San Guo
# NVIDIA CUDA
* Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit.
# NVIDIA SSAA
* Added negative LOD adjustments for NVIDIA’s full-screen sparse grid supersampling mode to improve image sharpness.
# Additional Details
* Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031. This version fixes a bug that caused some applications including Unreal Tournament III, Trine, and Metro 2033 not to launch.
* Installs HD Audio v22.214.171.124.
* Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
* Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
* Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
* Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.