Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday July 31, 2013

New GeForce 326.41 Beta Drivers

For those of you that like to live on the wild side, there are brand new New GeForce 326.41 beta drivers out now for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and the 8.1 preview. According to NVIDIA, the beta driver features the following:

This driver enables GeForce to SHIELD streaming and is also a recommended driver update for the Windows 8.1 Preview. GeForce R326 drivers also provide performance increases for a variety of different games. New in GeForce R326 Drivers: Performance Boost آ– Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 320.49 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here is one example of measured gains:

GeForce GTX 770:

  • Up to 15% in Dirt: Showdown

  • Up to 6% in Tomb Raider

GeForce GTX 770 SLI:

  • Up to 19% in Dirt: Showdown

  • Up to 11% in F1 2012

SLI Technology

  • Added SLI profile for Spinter Cell: Blacklist

  • Added SLI profile for Batman: Arkham Origins


  • Enables GeForce to SHIELD streaming.

4K Displays

  • Adds support for additional tiled 4K displays

  • Extended support for tiled 4K features

Additional Details

  • Installs new PhysX System Software 9.13.0604.

  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.26.4

  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.

  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.

  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.

  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.