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nVIDIA Studio Driver 516.94 for Windows 11 / 10

nVIDIA Studio Driver 516.94 for Windows 11 / 10
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NVIDIA Studio Drivers provide artists, creators and 3D developers the best performance and reliability when working with creative applications. To achieve the highest level of reliability, Studio Drivers undergo extensive testing against multi-app creator workflows and multiple revisions of the top creative applications from Adobe to Autodesk and beyond.

Although GeForce Game Ready Drivers and NVIDIA Studio Drivers you can install on supported notebook GPUs, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM for recommended software updates for your notebook.

nVIDIA Studio Driver supports

30-bit color

In addition, this new NVIDIA Studio Driver introduces support for 30-bit color across all product lines. With 24-bit color, a pixel can be built from 16.7 million shades of color. By increasing to 30-bit color, a pixel can now be built from over 1 billion shades of color, which eliminates the abrupt changes in shades of the same color.

Applications

The May NVIDIA Studio Driver provides optimal support for the latest new creative applications including DaVinci Resolve 18, Adobe Substance Modeler Beta, Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI v6.1, Marmoset Toolbag 4.04, and Reallusion iClone 8. In addition, this NVIDIA Studio Driver supports the latest developments for Omniverse spanning Omniverse Cloud, Omniverse Audio2Face, Omniverse Machinima, and the Omniverse XR App beta.

Discontinued Support

Release 470 was the last driver branch to support Quadro desktop GPUs based on the Kepler architecture.

NvIFR OpenGL support.

Release 470 was the last driver branch to support this functionality. NvIFR header files, samples and documentation removed from the NVIDIA Capture SDK 7.1.9 release. Future drivers will remove NvIFR.dll and any other reference to NvIFR.

3D Vision

Beginning with Release 430, the NVIDIA driver no longer supports the following 3D Vision technologies and features:

NVIDIA Kepler GPUs for Notebooks

  • Beginning with Release 430, the NVIDIA driver no longer supports NVIDIA GPUs for notebooks based on the Kepler architecture.

32-bit Operating Systems

  • Beginning with Release 396, NVIDIA is no longer releasing Game Ready drivers for 32-bit operating systems for any GPU architecture.

NVIDIA Studio Driver 516.94 Release Notes:

  • [Apex Legends] Improves gameplay stability.
  • [Red Dead Redemption 2] Performance improvement when using DLSS is lower compared to previous drivers.
  • [Overwatch] Game may freeze on launching a match.
  • [MSI GE66 Raider 10UG/MSI GE76 Raider 10UH] Windows brightness setting does not work when notebook is in dedicated GPU mode.
  • [Chivalry 2] Toggling DLSS preset may cause gameplay to shimmer or show black rectangle.
  • [Dungeons 3] Game will crash on startup.
  • [Destiny 2] Game may randomly freeze after launching game or during gameplay.
  • [Prepar3D] Light sources display flashing black boxes.
  • [Xbox Application] Windowed G-SYNC engages and cause stutter/sluggish performance in Xbox app.
  • [NVIDIA Ampere GPU]: With the GPU connected to an HDMI 2.1 audio/video receiver, audio may drop out when playing back Dolby Atmos.

This release supports the following APIs:

  • Open Computing Language (OpenCLTM software) 3.0 for NVIDIA Maxwell and later GPUs
  • OpenGL 4.6
  • Vulkan 1.2
  • DirectX 11
  • DirectX 12

Software Module Versions

  • HD Audio Driver – 1.3.39.14
  • NVIDIA PhysX System Software – 9.21.0713
  • GeForce Experience – 3.25.1.27
  • CUDA – 11.7
  • DCH NVIDIA Control Panel – 8.1.962.0

NVIDIA Studio Driver 516.93 Release Notes:

Fixed Issues

  • [Red Dead Redemption 2] Performance improvement when using DLSS is lower compared to previous drivers.
  • [Overwatch] Game may freeze on launching a match
  • [Dungeons 3] Game will crash on startup
  • [Destiny 2] Game may randomly freeze after launching game or during gameplay.
  • [Apex Legends] Improves gameplay stability. [3661210]
  • [Halo Infinite] Increased stability during gameplay.

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Homepage – https://www.nvidia.com

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 11.

Supported Products:

  • NVIDIA TITAN Series: NVIDIA TITAN RTX, NVIDIA TITAN V, NVIDIA TITAN Xp, NVIDIA TITAN X (Pascal)
  • GeForce RTX 30 Series: GeForce RTX 3090, GeForce RTX 3080, GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, GeForce RTX 3060
  • GeForce RTX 20 Series: GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2070, GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2060
  • GeForce 16 Series: GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650
  • GeForce 10 Series: GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050