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Driver update: GeForce Game Ready Driver 398.82 WHQL


 nVidia logo (45 pix) Nvidia has released new stable GeForce drivers. The drivers carry version number 398.82 WHQL and are suitable for Windows 7 and higher, with as usual separate downloads for 32bit and 64bit environments. The drivers can be used on all cards from the GeForce 400 series and above. This edition contains optimizations for the games World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth and Monster Hunter: World. The changelog of course also shows updated profiles and bug fixes and a handful of problems that are already known, but for which there is no solution yet. The complete release notes are below:

Provides the optimal gaming experience for

  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
  • Monster Hunter: World.

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • World of Warcraft

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Monster Hunter World – Not recommended

Added or updated the following fashion profiles:

  • Monster Hunter World – Excellent

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • [Surround] [G-SYNC]: In Surround mode, the G-SYNC link in the NVIDIA Control Panel is missing.
  • [Surround]: 1×3 Surround configuration can not be set from the NVIDIA Control Panel.
  • [SLI] [GeForce GTX 1080] [G-SYNC] [World of Warcraft: Legion] [HDR]: Severe color corruption appears in the game after launching with the Windows HDR setting enabled.
  • [SLI] [Dark Souls Remastered]: Ghosting occurs in the game when using in-game temporal anti-aliasing.
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel] [Surround]: NVIDIA Surround hot keys do not work.
  • [Dead by Daylight] [GeForce Experience]: NVIDIA Freestyle does not work with the game.
  • [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti] [GameStream]: White dots may appear while Gamestreaming on overclocked GPU.
  • {Unreal Engine 4]: Resource creation leak occurs in the driver when running Unreal Engine 4 games.
  • [Wolfenstein II]: Graphical effects are missing in the game.
  • [G-Sync] [Multiple Apps]: Applications do not run in IFlip when using the native resolution, preventing G-Sync from triggering.
  • [Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus]: Black textures appear in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.
  • [GeForce GTX 1080]: Dolby Vision no longer works after updating LG TV firmware to 4.70.x.

Windows 10 Open Issues

  • [G-SYNC]: Windowed G-Sync mode may stutter after upgrading to Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.
  • [Euro Truck Simulator 2] [DirectX NVCamera]: Performance drop occurs after enabling Freestyle for the game.
  • [Netflix Edge Browser]: When playing a game in full-screen mode and playing video from the Netflix Edge Browser, blue-screen crash occurs after multiple [Alt+Tab] switching between the two.
    The issue does not occur when playing the Netflix video in a Chrome browser.
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows letter corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox.
  • Windowed G-Sync mode may stutter after upgrading to Windows 10 Spring Creators Update.
  • Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips.
  • Using power monitoring in GPU monitor tools causes micro stutter.


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