ForceWare 270.61 WHQL available

nVIDIA released a new WHQL driver suite containing all the performance goodness of the 270.51 beta, the fancy new update system and it adds CUDA 4.0 support.
If you want the latest and greatest, grab them below.

New in Release 270.61

GPU Support

Performance

  • Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers. The following are examples of some of the most significant improvements measured on Windows 7. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

GeForce GTX 580:

  • Up to 516% in Dragon Age 2 (SLI 2560×1600 8xAA/16xAF Very High, SSAO on)
  • Up to 326% in Dragon Age 2 (1920×1200 8xAA/16xAF Very High, SSAO on)
  • Up to 11% in Just Cause 2 (1920×1200 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
  • Up to 11% in Just Cause 2 (SLI 2560×1600 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
  • Up to 7% in Civilization V (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 6% in Far Cry 2 (SLI 2560×1600 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 5% in Civilization V (SLI 1920×1200 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 5% in Left 4 Dead 2 (1920×1200 noAA/AF, Outdoor)
  • Up to 5% in Left 4 Dead 2 (SLI 2560×1600 4xAA/16xAF, Outdoor)
  • Up to 4% in H.A.W.X. 2 (SLI 1920×1200 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 4% in Mafia 2 (SLI 2560×1600 AA on/16xAF, PhysX = High)

GeForce GTX 560 Ti:

  • Up to 461% in Dragon Age 2 (SLI 1920×1200 8xAA/16xAF, Very High)
  • Up to 241% in Dragon Age 2 (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, Very High)
  • Up to 19% in Just Cause 2 (SLI 2560×1600 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
  • Up to 13% in Just Cause 2 (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
  • Up to 6% in Far Cry 2 (SLI 2560×1600 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 5% in Call of Duty: Black Ops (1920×1200 noAA/AF, Jungle Map)
  • Up to 5% in H.A.W.X. 2 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
  • Up to 4% in Call of Duty: Black Ops (SLI 2560×1600 4xAA/16xAF, Jungle Map)
  • Up to 4% in Civilization V (1920×1200 noAA/AF, Max settings)
  • Up to 4% in Left 4 Dead 2 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, Outdoor)
  • Up to 4% in Metro 2033 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF, PhysX on)

NVIDIA Update

  • This is a new feature in Release 270 and later drivers. NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on http://www.nvidia.com. When you install a Release 270 or later GeForce driver from http://www.nvidia.com, you will be presented with the option to install NVIDIA Update.

CUDA

  • Adds support for applications using CUDA 4.0 features such as Unified Virtual Addressing (UVA) and GPUDirect™ v2.0.

Release Notes
DownloadWinVista / Win7 32bit | WinVista / Win7 64 bit | WinXP 32bit | WinXP 64bit

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