Nvidia releases their Geforce 398.36 WHQL driver for The Crew 2

Nvidia releases their Geforce 398.36 WHQL driver for The Crew 2

Nvidia releases their Geforce 398.36 WHQL driver for The Crew 2

Nvidia has officially launched their Geforce 398.36 WHQL driver, which adds several game-specific optimisations for Ubisoft’s The Crew 2 while also delivering enhanced SLI profiles for Dark Souls Remastered, Hand of Fate 2, Need for Speed Payback and Super Mega Basketball 2.

This new driver also fixes several issues that were found in Nvidia’s previous driver releases, including bluescreen crashes for Pascal graphics cards in Gears of War 4, G-Sync related stuttering issues and HDR content playback errors. A bluescreen issue that occurs after installing Nvidia’s Geforce 397.93 drivers has also been rectified.       


Nvidia releases their Geforce 398.36 WHQL driver for The Crew 2


Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-one.

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for The Crew 2.

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

• Dark Souls Remastered
• Hand of Fate 2
• Need for Speed Payback
• Super Mega Baseball 2

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

• Output Zero – Good

Fixed Issues in this Release

– [Pascal GPUs][Gears of War 4][DirectX12]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game. [2008731]
– [Sterescopic 3D][NVIDIA Control Panel]: Switching the 3D display setting On and Off from the Windows display settings page has no effect on the NVIDIA Control Panel stereoscopic 3D settings page. [2045222]
– [G-SYNC]: G-SYNC may still be active after closing a game, causing the desktop to stutter. []
– [Surround]: Multiple games crash when launched in Surround mode. [2181329]
– [HDR]: With HDR turned on, non HDR full-screen video playback may cause corruption/flickering in the video. [200410646]
– [Notebook]: Blue-screen crash occurs with Driver_Power_State_Failure error upon bootup. [2168487]
– Black Screen appears when booting Windows after installing the 397.93 display driver. [200418217]

Open Issues in Version 398.36 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 398.36 WHQL of the Release 396 driver has open issues and enhancement requests associated with it. This section includes lists of issues that are either not fixed or not implemented in this version. Some problems listed may not have been thoroughly investigated and, in fact, may not be NVIDIA issues. Others may have workaround solutions.

For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your particular notebook.

Windows 10 Issues

– [SLI][GeForce GTX 1080][G-SYNC][World of Warcraft: Legion][HDR]: Severe color
corruption appears in the game after launching with the Windows HDR setting
enabled. [200418344]
This issue does not occur with the Windows HDR setting disabled.
? [Surround][G-SYNC]: In Surround mode, the G-SYNC link in the NVIDIA Control
Panel is missing. [200425004]
? [Surround SLI][G-SYNC][Overwatch]: There is constant flickering in the game when
played in a specific SLI Surround configuration (2 displays on master GPU and 1
display on slave GPU) with G-Sync mode enabled. [2130430]
? [G-SYNC]: Windowed G-Sync mode may stutter after upgrading to Windows 10
Spring Creators Update. [2097340]
? [Shadow Warrior 2][TITAN V]: After launching the game with Windows HDR setting
enabled, there is flickering corruption when hovering the mouse over the game screen.
The issue does not occur with Windows HDR setting disabled.
? [GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based)]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a
Threadripper-enabled motherboard. [1973303]
? [Netflix Edge Browser]: When playing a game in full-screen mode and playing a video
from the Netflix Edge Browser, blue-screen crash occurs after multiple [Alt+Tab]
switching between the two. [200415750]
The issue does not occur when playing the Netflix video in a Chrome browser.
? [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox.
? [NVIDIA Control Panel][Surround]: NVIDIA Surround hot keys do not work.
? Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on
motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
? Using power monitoring in GPU monitor tools causes micro stutter. [2110289/2049879] 

GPU Compatibility

GeForce 1000 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan V, GeForce GTX Titan Xp, GeForce GTX Titan X, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, Geforce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan X, GeForce 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series:
GeForce GTX TITAN Z, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720

GeForce 600 Series:
GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 620, GeForce GT 610, GeForce 605


398.36 WHQL Download Links

Windows 7/8 – 64 Bit

Windows 10 – 64 Bit

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