Driver Update: GeForce Game Ready Driver 457.09 WHQL

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Nvidia has released new stable GeForce drivers. The drivers are version number 457.09 WHQL, are compatible with Windows 7 and above, and can be used on cards based on the Kepler architecture or newer. This release includes support for the GeForce RTX 3070 and optimizations for the games Watch Dogs: Legion, DiRT 5, Ghostrunner, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, and Xuan-Yuan Sword VII. In addition, of course, the necessary problems have also been solved. The complete release notes are below:

This new Game Ready Driver provides support for:

  • Watch Dogs: Legion
  • DiRT 5
  • Ghostrunner
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

New Features and Other Changes

  • Added support for GeForce RTX 3070.
  • nVidia Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings: “Max Q Dynamic Boost” setting renamed to “Dynamic Boost”.

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • [Turing GPU][Notebook]:On some Turing-based notebooks, users may see a black window when playing back a video in a web browser. [3135055]
  • [For Honor][RTX 30 series]:Game will crash to desktop when launched on GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards. [3139187]
  • Random flicker may occur in multi-monitor configurations when G-SYNC is enabled. Flickering occurs on Dell S2417DG and Dell S2716DG monitors.when playing YouTube or Twitch videos at 144 Hz. [3147515]
  • [Forza Motorsport 7]: The game may crash to the desktop when starting a race. [200660345]
  • Users may see a black screen when launching a game on a monitor using DSC (Display Stream Compression). [200661231]
  • [G-SYNC]: With G-SYNC enabled on some Freesync displays, half of the screen goes black. [3133895]

Windows 7 Open Issues

  • [Notebook][H-Clone]: With the integrated graphics processor as the clone source, display settings cannot be changed from the NVIDIA Control Panel. [200594188]

Windows 10 Open Issues

  • [G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. [200667566]
  • [Freestyle/Ansel]: After launching and then closing Star Wars: Squadrons, Freestyle/Ansel stops working on supported games. [3154362]To work around, reset the NVIDIA Control Panel global 3D settings. Open the NVIDIA Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings page, then select the Global Settings tab, click Restore and then click Yes at the confirmation dialog.
  • [Freestyle][Vulkan apps]: With the freestyle filters applied, a blue-screen crash occurs when pressing [Alt+Tab] while running Vulkan applications. [200667477]
  • [Warzone][RTX 30 series]: Users may see a drop in performance during gameplay.[3132127]
  • [Sunset Overdrive]: The game may display random green corruption if Depth of Field is enabled from in-game settings. [2750770]
  • [Forza Motorsport 7]: The curb may display a black strip during a race on certain tracks. [2781776]
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • [Notebook][RTX 2060]: Notebook display may flicker or turn black when Microsoft Hybrid Graphics is disabled. [3147602]
  • [Notebook]: Some Pascal-based notebooks w/ high refresh rate displays may randomly drop to 60Hz during gameplay. [3009452]

Version number 457.09 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website nVidia
Download https://www.nvidia.com/en-gb/geforce/drivers/
File size

611.05MB

License type Freeware
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