Driver Update: Nvidia GeForce/Ion 326.80 Beta

Nvidia has released an update for the 326 beta GeForce/Ion drivers. The drivers are version number 326.80 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 added support for the preview version of Windows 8.1 and there are performance improvements in various games. Several other bugs have been fixed in this release, the most important of which are listed below:

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 8.1 Fixed Issues

  • Some 27″ 1440p monitors with Korean B grade panels are not detected. [1329305]
  • The NVIDIA Driver fails to install on some systems. [1329909]
  • TDR error may occur when the system is idle for several hours. [1330455]
  • [Metro: Last Light]: Game performance drops with latest PhysX software. [1316114]
  • [GeForce GTX TITAN][Sniper Elite V2]: The benchmark crashes when Advanced Shadows is turned on. [1253786]
  • [GeForce GTX 650Ti][Surround]: When three displays connected in 2D Surround mode, the Windows Start button cannot be clicked. [1299351]
  • [NFS]: There is corruption on the screen when playing the game. [1315717]
  • [Surround][Far Cry 3]: With 3D Surround enabled, the system hangs when changing the in-game Surround resolution. [1256120]
  • [SLI][Windows Magnifier]: With SLI enabled, the application crashes when attempting to close. [1339556]
  • [SLI]: TDR errors may occur when launching or switching between multiple YouTube videos. [1246309]
  • [SLI][Sleeping Dogs]: The game crashes when played with SLI enabled. [1327315]

The following downloads are available:
nVidia ForceWare 326.80 beta for Windows XP (32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.80 beta for Windows XP / 2003 Server (64bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.80 beta for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 326.80 beta for Windows Vista/7/8 (64bit)

Version number 326.80 beta
Release status beta
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website nVidia
File sizes

109.00MB – 182.00MB

License type Freeware