The Latest Geforce Drivers Enabled Nvidia Image Scaling and are optimised for Battlefield 2042

Nvidia's new Geforce 496.49 Drivers are

The Latest Geforce Drivers Enabled Nvidia Image Scaling and are optimised for Battlefield 2042

Nvidia has today launched their Geforce 496.76 GPU drivers for Windows 10 and Windows 11, adding “Game Ready” support for Battlefield 2042, which supports both DLSS and Nvidia Reflex, and a new feature called Nvidia Image Scaling. 

This new driver has also been optimised for DLSS in newly enabled games like Assetto Corsa Competizione, Bright Memory: Infinite, Farming Simulator 22, Hot Wheels Unleashed, and Myth of Empires. This driver is also optimised for  Ruined King: A League of Legends Story. 

Below are the release notes for Nvidia’s Geforce 496.76 Game Ready Drivers.

The Latest Geforce Drivers Enabled Nvidia Image Scaling and are optimised for Battlefield 2042  

Game Ready

– Battlefield 2042

Gaming Technology

– Includes support for NVIDIA Image Scaling

Fixed Issues

[WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship/WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship]: The games crash on launch. [3409320/3409312]
[Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint]: Textures in the game may flicker. [3410593]
[Transport Fever]: The game crashes upon launch. [3411731]
Transport Fever 2]: Null pointer exception occurs in the display driver. [3409614]
[Quake 2 RTX]: Image corruption occurs in the blurred (bloom effect) background. [3410802]
[Far Cry 6][DirectX 12][GeForce RTX 3070 Ti]: With ULTRA + DXR + HD textures set, the game crashes at 4K. [3391784]
[Detroit Become Human]: Random stuttering/freezing occurs in the game. [3389250]
[Red Dead Redemption 2]: The game crashes with TDR or the system crashes while running the game. [200766423]
[Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War]: The game randomly crashes. [3413347]
[Marvel’s Avengers Xbox Game Pass for PC version]: Game may randomly crash during gameplay [3404644]

Known Issues

– [Supreme Command:Forged Alliance/Supreme Commander 2]: Performance drop when there is mouse movement. [3405920]
– [Deathloop][HDR]: TDR/corruption occurs in the game with Windows HDR enabled.
– If this issue occurs, toggle the Windows HDR setting.
– Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed may crash on courses where players drive through water. [3338967]
– [HDR][G-Sync]: Mouse pointer gets stuck after turning on HDR from the Windows Control Panel or after toggling G-Sync from the NVIDIA control panel. [200762998]
To work around, click the mouse (right or left button). The mouse cursor will be sluggish for a few seconds before returning to normal operation.
– [NVIDIA Advanced Optimus][NVIDIA Control Panel]: After setting the display multiplexer type to “dGPU”, the setting is not preserved across a reboot or resume from S4. [200779758]
– [YouTube]: The YouTube web site randomly displays extreme contrast/gamma while idle or during video playback. [3420164]
– [NVIDIA Image Scaling][Desktop]: The screen moves to the upper left corner on cold boot when Image Scaling is applied to the desktop. [3424721]
– Do not apply NVIDIA Image Scaling to the desktop. It is intended only for video upscaling or for games which do not run with a scaling resolution unless the same Image Scaling resolution is applied on the desktop.
– [NVIDIA Image Scaling][DirectX 11 video apps]: With Image Scaling enabled, video playback is corrupted or results in a system hang after performing an HDR transition. [3431284]
If HDR is required to be toggled from the Microsoft Control Panel, be sure to switch to a different Image Scaling resolution.
– [NVIDIA Image Scaling]: After performing a clean install or over install over version 496.49, NVIDIA Image Scaling resolutions do not appear in the game. [3434708]

The Latest Geforce Drivers Enabled Nvidia Image Scaling and are optimised for Battlefield 2042 
Product Compatibility (Desktop graphics cards)

Nvidia RTX 30 series

Geforce RTX 3090, Geforce RTX 3080, Geforce RTX 3070, RTX 3060 Ti, RTX 3060 (and LHR Equivalents)

Nvidia RTX 20 series

Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, Geforce RTX 2080 Super, Geforce RTX 2080, Geforce RTX 2070 Super, Geforce RTX 2070, Geforce RTX 2060 Super, Geforce RTX 2060



GeForce 16 Series

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650

GeForce 10 Series

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series

GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

496.76 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 – 64 Bit
Windows 11 – 64-Bit

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