Driver Update: Nvidia GeForce/Ion 326.19 Beta

Nvidia has released new beta GeForce/Ion drivers. The drivers are version number 326.19, and are suitable for Windows XP, Vista, and 7 and 8, with separate downloads as usual for 32bit and 64bit environments. In the 320 series, Nvidia has again managed to improve the performance of the GeForce 400, 500, 600 and 700 series video cards and there are again several new sli profiles. The 326.19 release is recommended as an update to the Windows 8.1 Preview drivers.

New in GeForce R326 Drivers

  • Performance Boost – 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

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.13.0604.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.26.4
  • Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5.5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at
  • 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.

The full list of fixes can be found here to download.

The following downloads are available:
nVidia ForceWare 326.19 beta for Windows XP (32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.19 beta for Windows XP / 2003 Server (64bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.19 beta for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.19 beta for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (64bit)

Version number 3.26.19 beta
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website Nvidia
File sizes

150.39MB – 220.13MB

License type Freeware