Driver Update: Nvidia GeForce/Ion 337.88 WHQL

Nvidia has released new stable GeForce/Ion drivers. The drivers are version number 337.88, and are suitable for Windows XP and higher, with separate downloads as usual for 32bit and 64bit environments. The new drivers include optimizations for the Watch Dogs game. Certain parts of DirextX have also been overhauled, resulting in performance improvements of 10 percent or more. In addition, it includes several new sli and 3d vision profiles and also includes the latest versions of GeForce Experience, ShadowPlay and ShadowPlay Twitch Streaming.

New in GeForce 337.88 Game Ready WHQL drivers

  • Game Ready – This 337.88 Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you’ll have the best possible gaming experience for Watch Dogs.
  • Performance – Introduces key DirectX optimizations which result in reduced game-loading times and significant performance increases across a wide variety of games compared with the previous 335.23 WHQL. Significant CPU overhead reductions in the driver result in performance gains that will often favor CPU-bottlenecked situations. Per usual, results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings. Sample titles with performance gains of 10% or more since 335.23 WHQL.

3840×2160 (4K)

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • F1 2013
  • Hitman Absolution
  • Sniper v2
  • DiRT 3
  • Just Cause 2
  • Team Fortress 2

2560×1400

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Sleeping Dogs
  • Hitman Absolution
  • Thief
  • World of Tanks
  • Just Cause 2
  • Team Fortress 2
  • StarSwarm

System Configuration Used:
GeForce GTX 780Ti SLI, 335.23 WHQL, 337.88 WHQL, Intel Core i7 4770K, 16GB, Win8.1 x64

  • 4K Display – 337.88 WHQL offers full support for both MST and SST 4K displays
  • SLI Technology
    • Watch Dogs – updated profile
    • Wildstar – added profile
    • Windborne – added profile
    • Sniper Elite 3 – added profile
    • Smite – added profile
    • Icarus – added profile
    • Daylight – added profile
    • Dark Souls II – added profile
    • Call of Duty: Online – added profile
    • Bound by Flame – updated profile
    • World of Tanks – updated profile
    • Everquest: Landmark – updated profile
    • Planetside 2 – updated profile
  • Gaming Technology
  • SHIELD
  • 3D Vision
    • Supports new “3D Compatibility Mode” for 3D Vision that enables us to improve the 3D experience for many key DirectX 10 and 11 games.
  • 3D Vision Profiles
    • Goat Simulator – rated “Excellent”
    • MXGP – rated “Good”
    • Call of Duty: Online – rated “Good”
    • Dark Souls II – rated “Good”
    • DayZ – rated “Good”
    • Halo: Spartan Assault – rated “Good”
    • Loadout – rated “Fair”

The following downloads are available:
nVidia ForceWare 337.88 whql for Windows XP (desktop version, 32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 337.88 whql for Windows XP / 2003 Server (desktop version, 64bit)
nVidia ForceWare 337.88 whql for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (desktop version, 32bit)
nVidia ForceWare 337.88 whql for Windows Vista / 7 / 8 (desktop version, 64bit)

Version number 337.88 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8
Website nVidia
Download http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/75991/en-us
File sizes

180.00MB – 318.00MB

License type Freeware