Driver Update: GeForce Game Ready Driver 465.89 WHQL

Nvidia has released new stable GeForce drivers. The drivers are version number 465.89 WHQL, are compatible with Windows 7 and above, and can be used on cards based on the Kepler architecture or newer. This release adds support for the games Outriders, Evil Genius 2: World Domination and the Kingdom Hearts series that have been released on the Epic Store. Furthermore, ray tracing can now be used in Dirt 5. The changelog further shows a collection of bug fixes:

Game Ready for Outriders

This new Game Ready Driver provides support for the launch of Outriders, which features nVidia DLSS technology. Additionally, this release also provides optimal day-1 support for:

  • DIRT 5’s new ray tracing update
  • The launch of Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  • The launch of the dom Hearts Series on the Epic Games Store

Gaming Technology

  • Includes support for Resizable BAR across the GeForce RTX 30 Series of Desktop and Notebook GPUs
  • Includes beta support for virtualization on GeForce GPUs

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • [Rainbow Six Siege][Vulkan]: Smoke appears pixelated. [3266916]
  • [Vulkan][X4: Foundations 4.00/X4: Cradle of Humanity] The game may crash on GeForce RTX 30 Series. [200701230]
  • [GeForce RTX 3090]: Blue-screen crash occurs when Samsung Odyssey G9 is paired with HDMI TV. [3240366]
  • [GeForce RTX 2060]: Blue-screen crash (DPC_WATCHDOGS_VIOLATION) occurs when playing a game and watching YouTube video simultaneously. [3196272]
  • [Sunset Overdrive]: The application may display random green corruption if Depth of Field is enabled from in-game settings [2750770]
  • Realtek Displayport-to-HDMI 2.1 protocol converter clock limited to 600MHz pixel clock [3202060]
  • [G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere/Turing GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. [200667566].
  • [GFE Screenshot/HDR]: Application screenshots are washed out when HDR is enabled [3229781]

Windows 10 Open Issues

  • [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341]
  • [Supreme Commander/Supreme Commander 2]: The games experience low FPS. [3231218/ 3230880]
  • [Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. [3202250]
  • [Adobe Camera RAW 12.x]: RAW files may show up black in Adobe Lightroom. [3266883]
  • [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game while any GPU hardware monitoring tool is running in the background. [3152190]
  • [VR]: Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 VR may stutter if Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling is disabled. [3246674]
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • [Notebook]: Some Pascal-based notebooks w/ high refresh rate displays may randomly drop to 60Hz during gameplay. [3009452]

Version number 465.89 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website nVidia
Download https://www.nvidia.co.uk/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-uk
File size

693.27MB

License type Freeware