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NVIDIA Releases Beta Driver for Battlefield 3

NOTE: These news may only applies to users of NVIDIA graphic cards on the PC.

NVIDIA released Monday, September 26th, a Beta Driver designed for the Beta of Battlefield 3. It is safe to note that this driver is not currently recommended for NVIDIA, nor it is WHQL Certified.

Full info:

New in Release 285.38

  • Increases performance in Battlefield 3 by up to 38%. Note: Battlefield 3 requires Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Performance measured vs. GeForce 285.27 driver on GeForce GTX 570 at 2650x1600 [DX11]).
  • Added or updated SLI profiles for Battlefield 3, Dead Island, Diablo III, Dragon Age 2, Need for Speed: The Run, and Saints Row: The Third.
  • Fixed a performance regression found with 285.27 beta in Crysis 2 (DirectX 9).

Other Details

  • Supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.
  • Installs PhysX System Software to version
  • Installs HD Audio driver to version
  • Supports OpenGL 4.2 for GeForce 400 series and 500 series GPUs and OpenGL 3.3 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology* on DirectX 9 and OpenGL.

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