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NVIDIA GeForce 419.35 WHQL driver improves performance on DMC 5, The Division 2

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NVIDIA GeForce 419.35 is out, bringing Game Ready performance to a handful of newer games. Apex Legends, Devil May Cry 5, and Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 are all getting slighty improved performance with this patch.

The focus of this driver update seems to primarily be on updating existing code and support for certain hardware, with the aim of improving performance in certain titles. There’s support for new CUDA tech built into this update alongside other backend updates.

On the hardware side of things, there’s mostly support for a new batch of G-SYNC monitors.  these include the BenQ XL2540-B/ZOWIE XL LCD, Acer XF250Q and Acer ED273 A. Nvidia’s G-SYNC tech allows higher refresh rate monitors to eliminate screentearing by actively adapting to various rendering conditions and framerates. If you have the ability to use this technology, it largely eliminates the need for other solutions like Vertical synchronization or Vsync.

The drivers also include some bug fixes for a variety of games like Hitman 2, Apex Legends, and more. Most of these fixes are centered around dealing with display issues like flickering.

Those interested can download this new driver from here. Check out the full patch notes for these drivers down below.

NVIDIA GeForce 419.35 WHQL Release Notes

Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for Apex Legends, Devil May Cry 5, and Tom Clancy’s The Division II.

Gaming Technology
Includes support for three new G-SYNC compatible monitors.

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

Devil May Cry 5 – Not Recommended
Total War: Three Kingdoms – Fair

Software Module Versions

nView – 149.34
HD Audio Driver –
NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.19.0218
GeForce Experience –
CUDA – 10.1

New Features

Added support for CUDA 10.1
NVIDIA Control Panel
Updated to version 8.1.951.0.

Fixed Issues

[G-SYNC]: With a G-SYNC and G-SYNC Compatible display connected in clone mode, flashing occurs on games played on the G-SYNC display with G-SYNC enabled. [200482157]
[Apex Legends]: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error message may appear and then the game crashes.[2503360]
[Hitman 2]: Pixelated corruption appears in the game. [2504274]
[Batman: Arkham Origins]: PhysX fog renders incorrectly [2451459]
[GeForce RTX 2080][PhysX][Assassin’s Creed 4 – Black Flag]: Smoke dispersal appears accelerated. [2498928]
Microsoft.Photos.exe randomly crashes. [200496899]
NVDisplay.Container.exe causes high CPU usage. [200496099]

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