Discontinued (check OP link for future drivers) - Clean Version

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  1. cryohellinc

    cryohellinc Ancient Guru

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    - First post updated with Clean 418.91 WHQL - Desktop/Notebook Versions

    418.81 - r418_77-2
    418.91 - r418_77-6

    Copy of 418.81 can be found in the Archive. Kudos @endbase for sharing storage.
     
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    thank you for the .91 clean version.. will DL and install when I get off shift tomorrow.
     
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    - First post updated with Clean 418.99 HotFix - Desktop/Notebook Versions

    418.91 - r418_77-6
    418.99 - r418_77-7
     
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    I don't know if there will be a windows 10 version it only has a fix for windows 7 / 8 ??
     

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    Apparently, that's the case right now.

    Nvidia is unable to reproduce the issue on Win 10 - Quote from @Sora on NV forums
     
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    - First post updated with Clean 419.17 WHQL - Desktop/Notebook Versions

    418.91 - r418_77-6
    419.17 - r419_12-3

    418.91; 418.99 moved into Archive.
     
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  8. cryohellinc

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    Well if you cannot install the official driver, that means issue is on your side.

    Are you downloading GTX version and Desktop version?
    Have you deleted the previous driver with DDU prior to installation?
     
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    Rolling back to the 416.94s. I am not seeing any DLSS setting in Metro Exodus. On a good note, DSR seems to be working again. And Gsync on my Freesync compatible monitor.
     
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    Did you download RTX version?
     

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    My guess is you have a new Windows install so download DDU, uninstall your current version in Safe Mode and make sure you check the box to prevent Windows to install drivers upon restart. When you do a normal restart you should be able to install the clean drivers.
     
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    Yes, downloaded the RTX version. I`ll try it again. aarrgghh

    Ok redownloaded and tried to install. Says it couldn t because the installation package is corrupt.
     
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  13. cryohellinc

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    Are you using DDU prior to installation?

    Anyone else has the same issues with RTX driver as @Shataan ?

    Update:
    Just manually installed Win 10 x64 Desktop RTX driver, all works here. No corrupt file warnings.

    Which link have you used to download? mega or google drive?
     
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  14. Netherwind

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    @cryohellinc If I would go to the Geforce driver page and download a driver for the 1080Ti and then a driver for the 2080Ti would I download one GTX version and one RTX version? (sorry if the question is obvious) What is the difference between those two?
     
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    Got from Google 1st. I then reinstalled and all went good. Maybe the complete package didn`t d/l correctly the 1st time.? Got DLSS this time round. But DLSS won`t stay checked. I have a feeling it doesn`t work with 2560X1080p monitors. …. even when I bump DSR up to the res DLSS requires. Not sure if I like the 419.17s vis qualitywise or performancewise compared to my old stand bys….. the 416.94s. Went back to the 416.94s for now.
     
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    As far as I know, they compose them nearly identically. Minor differences are within the configuration files such as which models to support e.t.c.
    Actual folder structure wise they are nearly identical. When I clean them the main difference between GTX and RTX is that:
    RTX drivers have additional - NGXCore folders and PPC folders, meanwhile, GTX versions don't have those.
    NGXCore is responsible for RTX in-game features, rest is typical bloat.

    Well, in that case, it was most likely an unfinished download. I did re-test the links and all seem to be working just fine, no corrupt files.

    Regarding DLSS - I think this is what you are experiencing. It's not related to the driver, it's related to DLSS limitations and Nvidia's implementation.
    [​IMG]

    None of my business of course, but on a side note - Why would you get 2080Ti for a 2560x1080p monitor? Clearly, money isn't an issue here, in that case why not get a Solid 1440p monitor?
     
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    Depends on a game you're using but generally it doesn't right now, only 16:9 resolutions.
     
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    Installed the GTX version for Win10. Just noticed that the GSYNC option is missing from NVidia Control Panel. Any clues about why?

    My goal was to enable the GSync Compatible mode (I have a freesync monitor).

    btw, thanks for the packages.
     
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    What monitor do you have and how are you connecting your card to your monitor?
     
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    Thanks! So unless RTX features are used, it doesn't matter which version is installed.
     

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