Driver Update: Nvidia GeForce/Ion 334.89 WHQL

Nvidia has released new stable GeForce/Ion drivers. The drivers are version number 334.89, and are suitable for Windows XP and higher, with separate downloads as usual for 32bit and 64bit environments. The driver promises, among other things, performance improvements for the cards from the GeForce 400 series or higher and also contains several new sli and 3d vision profiles. In addition, the latest versions of GeForce Experience, ShadowPlay and ShadowPlay Twitch Streaming are also included.

Release Summary

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. the previous WHQL-certified drivers (332.21). Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are some examples of measured gains:

    GeForce GTX 770/780/TITAN/780Ti:

    • Up to 19% in F1 2013
    • Up to 18% in Sleeping Dogs
    • Up to 16% in Hitman Absolution
    • Up to 15% in Company of Heroes 2
    • Up to 10% in Assassin’s Creed 3
    • Up to 7% in BioShock Infinite
    • Up to 6% in Sniper Elite V2
    • Up to 5% in Total War: Rome 2
  • SLI Technology
    • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD – created profile
    • Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry – created profile
    • Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director’s Cut – created profile
    • The Crew – created profile
  • 3D Vision
    • Shadow Warrior – rating now “Excellent”
    • The Stanley Parable – rated “Excellent”
    • Walking Dead 2 – rated “Good”
    • World Rally Championship 4 – rated “Good”
    • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – rated “Good”
    • Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon – rated “Fair”

The following downloads are available:
nVidia ForceWare 334.89 whql for Windows XP (desktop version, 32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 334.89 whql for Windows XP / 2003 Server (desktop version, 64bit)
nVidia ForceWare 334.89 whql for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (desktop version, 32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 334.89 whql for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (desktop version, 64bit)

Version number 334.89 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website nVidia
File sizes

129.00MB – 264.00MB

License type Freeware