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Latest NVIDIA Game Ready Driver Supports New GPUs, Tech Features, More G-SYNC Displays

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2019 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT

NVIDIA is introducing its latest Game Ready Driver which will support a myriad of new tech features and is the launch driver for the new GeForce GTX 1660 Super GPUs that will be introduced on the same day.

NVIDIA’s Game Ready Drivers are recognized as delivering a robust, reliable gaming experience to hundreds of AAA games. With this latest Game Ready Driver, NVIDIA has integrated an improved image-sharpening filter in the NVIDIA Control Panel for even faster performance and support for all DirectX 9, 11 and 12 games. It has adjustable sharpening sliders and offers a per-game profile, so gamers can custom tailor the level of sharpness for each of their favorite games

The NVIDIA Ultra Low Latency (NULL) mode has been enhanced with support for G-SYNC variable rate technology support, so gamers can enjoy the tear-free visuals provided by G-SYNC, along with the benefit of quick response time that lower latency provides in games. Gamers no longer have to choose between a responsive or tear-free gaming experience — with the latest Game Ready Drivers and a G-SYNC display, they can have both.  

ReShade Filters Come to GeForce Experience

With over 3 million downloads last year, ReShade benefits from a vibrant modding community that creates amazing post-processing shaders for PC gaming. With this latest Game Ready Driver and GeForce Experience update, GeForce gamers can tap into hundreds of ReShade filters and easily apply them in their favorite games using Freestyle or Ansel

G-SYNC Compatible List Continues to Grow 

The G-SYNC Compatible program expands the G-SYNC ecosystem and brings consistency and educates consumers on which displays will provide a good entry-level variable refresh rate (VRR) experience.  

This new driver adds 7 monitors to the list of over 50 G-SYNC Compatible Displays, including:

  • Acer CG437K P 
  • Acer VG272U P 
  • Acer VG272X 
  • AOC 27G2G4 
  • ASUS XG279Q 
  • Dell AW2720HF 
  • Lenovo Y27Q-20

 Under the G-SYNC Compatible program, NVIDIA works with monitor OEMs to validate the experience on monitors that support the AdaptiveSync protocol. Those that pass are designated as “G-SYNC Compatible”.  For a full listing of G-SYNC Compatible displays, please click here

A Hero for Every Gamer: NVIDIA Introduces the New GeForce GTX SUPER Series

GTX 1660 SUPER Succeeds GTX 1060, The World’s Most Popular GPU, SUPER Series Provides Up to 2X More Performance than GTX 10-Series

In the latest addition to the GeForce GTX family of gaming GPUs, NVIDIA unveiled the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER - the successor to its most successful GPU ever - as well as the GeForce 1650 SUPER. 

Designed to deliver even more horsepower for today’s most popular games, including Fortnite, PUBG and Apex Legends, the pair deliver up to 2X the performance of the prior generation GTX 10-series GPUs and up to 50 percent more performance over the original GTX 16-series. 

Available today from the world’s leading add-in card providers, the GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GPU starts at $229. The GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER custom boards will be available worldwide on November 22 with pricing to be announced later.  The GTX 16 SUPER Series takes advantage of many of Turing’s modern architecture innovations, including concurrent floating point and integer operations, a unified cache architecture and turbocharged performance using adaptive shading technology. 

Both GPUs use new superfast GDDR6 memory running at 14 Gbps and 12 Gbps, respectively, and have boost clocks of almost 1.8 GHz, which can be easily overclocked for even more performance.

The GTX 16 SUPER Series is also designed for gamers who like to stream on platforms like Twitchand Mixer. They feature the latest Turing Encoder (NVENC), which enables professional-level image quality and maximum game performance. With support from top streaming applications like Open Broadcaster Software and XSplit, GeForce users can benefit from new and improved NVENC integrations, making it easier than ever to start streaming their gameplay.

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