Disponibili i nuovi driver NVIDIA 290.53 beta


NVIDIA ha rilasciato nella giornata di oggi nuovi driver Beta, GeForce 290.53, per schede video della serie GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, e 500. Questa nuova release di driver offre un interessante guadagno prestazionale (circa il 25% in più) con il videogioco The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim se confrontato con la precedente release 290.36 e, un nuovo profilo high-perfomance, sempre per Skyrim, selezionabile dal pannello di controllo dei driver NVIDIA.

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I GeForce 290.53 sono disponibili per Sistema Operativo Windows XP, Vista e Seven sia a 32bit che 64bit. Di seguito il changelog completo:

Optimizations for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

– Increases performance by up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim vs. 290.36 drivers (measured with GeForce GTX 560 at 19×10 Ultra – Indoor Scene)
– Updates the NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to a higher performance profile.
– Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match Skyrim crosshairs.


– Adds SLI profiles for Trine 2, WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011, and Afterfall: InSanity. 

3D Vision

– Fixes issues with Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 not launching into 3D Vision mode 
– Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match The Elder Scrolls Skyrim crosshairs 
– Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles: 

The Adventures of Tintin: The Game – rated Excellent 
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – rating changed to Fair 
Driver San Francisco – updated settings to work better in 3D Vision
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – updated in-game compatibility message 
Hard Reset – updated in-game compatibility message. FXAA x2 and x4 are now supported by the game 
Ignite – rated Good 
Jane’s Advanced Strike Fighters – rated Fair 
Jurassic Park: The Game – rated Good 
Orcs Must Die! – rated Good 
PAYDAY The Heist – rated Poor
PT Boats – Knights of the Sea – rated Good 
PT Boats – South Gambit – rated Good 
Race 07 – updated in-game compatibility message 
Race Room – rated Good 
Serious Sam 3: BFE – rated Poor 
SkyDrift – rated Good 
Star Wars: The Old Republic – rated Good 
Stronghold 3 – rated Good 
Take on Helicopters – rated Fair
Trine 2 – rated 3D Vision Ready 
Waves – rated Excellent

Key Bug Fixes

– Fixes some random instances of triangular artifacts when playing Battlefield 3 (fix is now enabled for GeForce 400 and 500 series GPUs).
– Fixes a default panel resolution/ timing bug in 290.36.

Other Details

– 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.