Nvidia has released another driver for users of the GeForce series of consumer graphics cards. This latest update, GeForce Game Ready 526.86 WHQL (opens in new tab) Drivers are headlined to offer support for blockbuster games Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. But that’s not all, it also offers various bug fixes for other games and apps.
The new GeForce drivers are claimed to offer three worthwhile improvements. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II PlayerOnce the update is complete, gamers will experience improved game performance, improved stability, and fixes several image corruption issues that have been highlighted by gamers since the game’s release.
Welcome finesse and optimization as well as Modern Warfare II Players can now also take advantage of support for Nvidia DLSS and Nvidia Reflex, two of the Green Team’s key technologies. Regarding the former, Nvidia said the newly implemented upscaling technology will allow gamers to “take full advantage of Modern Warfare II’s graphics at the highest resolutions while maintaining smooth frame rates.” I’m here. Those familiar with Nvidia Reflex won’t be surprised to hear CoD’s touted benefits.
There is also a small list of specific bug fixes provided by the GeForce Game Ready 526.86 WHQL driver. Fixed some flickering screen corruption, in keeping with the CoD universe theme Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. of Call of Duty: Vanguard, Nvidia claims to have fixed some random crashes that were more likely to occur the longer the game session was.
Other fixes mentioned in the release notes are: YouTube crashes to black screen, GPU stuck in P0 state when exiting game, graphics flickering in Anvil Engine game, slow GeForce RTX 4090 8K60 decode performance, Forza Horizon Rainbow artifacts removed from 5.
As with any driver release, the list of known issues remains, but the developers know them, and by listing them, hopefully they’re next on the hit list . Some of the most serious sound bugs that remain include HDR switching crashes and reproducible crashes in creative apps like Cinema4D and Daz Studio.
If you have a GeForce RTX 700 series or newer graphics card and are running Windows 10 64-bit or newer, here (opens in new tab) for download. Alternatively, if you are not in a rush to optimize or fix the above, you can wait until the GeForce Experience app asks you to download this driver.