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Nvidia launches their Geforce 471.11 Game Ready Driver for DOOM Eternal and more

DOOM Eternal's getting an RTX upgrade this month

Nvidia launches their Geforce 471.11 Game Ready Driver for DOOM Eternal and more

Nvidia launches their Geforce 471.11 Game Ready Driver for DOOM Eternal and more

Nvidia has launched their Geforce 471.11 Game Ready Driver, which is optimised to provide excellent day-1 performance on many newly released and soon to be released games. 

One of the highlights of this release is Nvidia's enhanced support for DOOM Eternal, as the company's Geforce 471.11 driver is optimised for the game's upcoming Ray Tracing and DLSS enabling patch. This driver is also enhanced to deliver optimal performance in LEGA Builder's Journey, F1 2021 and Rust's upcoming DLSS patch. 

This driver also comes with support for Escape from Tarkov's Nvidia Reflex update and can address flickering issues within World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.  

Full release notes for Nvidia's Geforce 471.11 driver are available below. 

Nvidia launches their Geforce 471.11 Game Ready Driver for DOOM Eternal and more  

What’s New in Version 471.11 WHQL

GeForce Game Ready Driver

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases.
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-1.

Game Ready for DOOM Eternal

This new Game Ready Driver provides support for the latest new titles and updates, including the
latest patch for DOOM Eternal which introduces ray-trace reflections and NVIDIA DLSS
technology.

Additionally, this release also provides optimal support for LEGO Builder's Journey
which includes several ray-traced effects and performance-accelerating DLSS, the latest update
for Rust which adds NVIDIA DLSS technology, F1 2021, and the new NVIDIA Reflex integration in
Escape from Tarkov.

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 471.11

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

Fixed Issues in this Release

- [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341]
- [SLI][GeForce GTX 980M]: The system locks with a black screen upon booting into Windows. no repro with 457.51. [3266090]
- [Surround][GeForce RTX 3090]: With Surround active, setting Bezel Correction disables Surround. [3286449]
- [Crossfire][GeForce Experience][FreeStyle]: Freestyle might not work on Crossfire after the game is updated. [200736765]
- [HDR]: Some specific HDMI displays might show some flickering in HDR mode. [200729987]
- [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game while any GPU hardware monitoring tool is running in the background. [3152190]
- [NVIDIA Ampere GPU]: Colors may appear incorrect in games if sharpen Freestyle filter is used with HDR enabled. [200658208]
- Display may flicker or lose signal when launching a game on an adaptive-sync VRR monitor in multi-monitor configuration when sharing the same display mode [3314055]
- DisplayPort monitor may not wake from sleep when connected in extended mode with an HDMI 2.1 display that is powered off. [3281998]

 

Open Issues in Version 471.11 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 471.11 WHQL of the Release 470 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

- [Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. [3202250]
- [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
- DPC latency is higher when color mode is set to 8-bit color compared to 10-bit color. [3316424]

 

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

NVIDIA TITAN Series

NVIDIA TITAN V, NVIDIA TITAN Xp, NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal), GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX TITAN X, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN Z, Geforce Titan RTX

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

GeForce 700 Series

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 GT 710

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 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630


471.11 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 - 64 Bit

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