Nvidia drivers claim to improve Far Cry 3 performance by up to 38% | PCGamesN

Nvidia drivers claim to improve Far Cry 3 performance by up to 38%

That’s up to 38% faster-spreading flames, 38% more prompt leopard maulings, and 38% less time-consuming attempted murders at the hands of overfamiliar strangers. All thanks to Nvidia’s new GeForce R310 notebook drivers, which come recommended “for the best experience in the blockbuster holiday games”.

Nvidia have actually listed a load of contemporary games in relation to their latest drivers and assigned a percentage increase in performance to each, which makes for some fascinating reading.

GeForce R310 Drivers

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

So that’s 18% more efficient George Washingtons, 7% quicker dragon shouts and 5% speedier disappointments in the state of the modern RPG.

Before downloading the driver, Nvidia recommend you check your notebook has a supported GPU and backup your current system configuration. Plus, if you own a Dell Inspiron 1420, Dell XPS M1330, Dell XPS M1530 or Dell Latitude D630/D630c you’ll want to install this Dell software update first.

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