Vulkan Titles Continue to Stand Out on GeForce GPUs, ‘World War Z’ Performance Jumps Up To 18%

At GDC last month, NVIDIA delighted old school gamers by showing off the world’s first fully ray traced game, a ray traced version of the Vulkan game Quake II known as Quake II RTX. In our previous driver we increasedStrange Brigade performance by up to 13%.

The latest Game Ready Driver is perfect for RAGE 2  and Total War: Three Kingdoms. It continues our mission of providing GeForce Gamers next-generation features and performance in titles that utilize the Vulkan API.  For example, with today’s driver, World War Z performance jumps up to 18%, depending on the GPU and configuration you are testing.

Our driver teams continue to optimize and tune Game Ready Drivers driver even after a game launches. Today that hard work pays off with significant performance improvements in the hit title World War Z. Check out the examples below:

All NVIDIA Game Ready Drivers are Microsoft WHQL-certified. They are available on or before launch day for most major titles and are recommended for gamers who want the best performance and flawless gameplay.

Download Game Ready driver:

The change-log follows.

Game Ready

  • Provides the optimal gaming experience for RAGE 2, Total War: Three Kingdoms, and World War Z.

Application SLI Profiles
Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Imperator: Rome
  • Insurgency Sandstorm

Security Updates

  • Version 430.64 adds security updates for driver components.

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • Fixes higher CPU usage by NVDisplay.Container.exe introduced in 430.39 driver. [2577118]
  • [3DMark Time Spy]: Flickering observed when benchmark is launched. [200511272]
  • [BeamNG]: The application crashes when the game is launched. [2575392]
  • [Shadow of the Tomb Raider]: The game freezes when launched in SLI mode. [2575536]
  • [Hitman 2 DirectX 12]: The game crashes. [2584342]
  • The desktop flickers when videos are played on the secondary monitor. [2552316 2565509]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: When the 3D Settings page->Vertical Sync setting is set to Adaptive Sync (half refresh rate), V-Sync works only at the native refresh rate after rebooting the system. [2543187]
  • [Sniper Elite 4]: Random crashes occur when playing the game. [200485204]