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Geforce driver 390.65 WHQL Download & Discussion

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Section' started by skizzo, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. SyntaX

    SyntaX Member Guru

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    No Performance Drop with Haswell after Patch, tested in different Benchmarks. Also no need for BIOS Update.
    For me was 388.71 also smoother. Rocket League was prefectly smooth, now with 390.65 there are random Framedrops.
     
  2. AQUILES

    AQUILES Master Guru

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    I have a 780Ti SLI and with these drivers the load is very irregular because on one card the usage is 90-100% while on the other is 10-20%.
    With the previous drivers the load for the SLI was much more balanced and logically the FPS was higher.

    Returning at 388.71.
     
  3. ManuelG

    ManuelG NVIDIA Rep

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    Need more details
     
  4. ManuelG

    ManuelG NVIDIA Rep

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    Can you provide more detail? Like pausing or microstutter?
     

  5. SyntaX

    SyntaX Member Guru

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    its more like pausing. iam using G-Sync. It looks like i could fix it with a lower fpscap@135. With 388.71 i can use cap@140 without that behaivor.
     
  6. Thelmet

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    I also use Gsync and mostly play BF1 and Battlefront 2. Both seem to run like crap after this driver. Random stuttering. Even tried turning down settings to no avail.
     
  7. Thelmet

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    There was a magic trick that worked last patch for me I read somewhere. It was setting Max prerendered frames to 2. It was the first time I really had BF1 running well. As of this latest patch it no longer works!
     
  8. EdKiefer

    EdKiefer Ancient Guru

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    that must be a gsync issue cause it seems smoother to me in BF1 and BF4 than with my last version (388.13).
    I do run fps caps with vsync disabled, but performance seems good to me.

    PS: I also run max prerender (RenderDevice.RenderAheadLimit 2) in user.cfg .
    Anyway, no stuttering/pauses with this setup.
     
  9. CK the Greek

    CK the Greek Maha Guru

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    Nice to hear some feedback on these games, ofc not nice that they run crappy for you mate but ofc maybe it's something on your end after all, more feedback needed (inlc. Gsync users..)
     
  10. GroinShooter

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    Well I have no issues in BF2. Runs just the same as on previous driver, no stutters etc.
     

  11. CrazyT666

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    Okay, nvidia freestyle is pretty nice

    I have just installed GFE to test it and tbh i like it (i avoid that before), yeah i know there is reshade but in some games it can trigger a ban.

    A Keeper for me, seems stable on my end atleast, couldn't see anything that didn't benefit from it!
     
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  12. Memorian

    Memorian Ancient Guru

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    Anyone got the stand-alone Vulkan runtime ?
     
  13. dr_rus

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  14. AQUILES

    AQUILES Master Guru

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    As that was my experience with the 390.65, my SLI didn't work as it should in the games I use most, which are BF4 and BF1.
    Now that I'm back at 388.71, everything's back to normal.
     
  15. AQUILES

    AQUILES Master Guru

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    By the way, I lost about 100 points on the Superposition Benchmark, both in monogpu and SLI mode.
     

  16. Thelmet

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    It is good to hear that it is not running bad for everyone. Maybe there is some way I can fix it.
     
  17. Thelmet

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    BF2 is maybe harder to test things in because you can't see your ping and the rubberbanding still hasn't been fixed.
     
  18. Mott

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    I had a rock solid OC and now with these drivers I am experiencing nvlddmkm nvidia driver crashes. I noticed in afterburner that my card has to boost up to higher voltage than any previous driver just to maintain stability which has thrown out my OC as use a curve in afterburner rather than a straight number OC in order to have it boost to lower voltages for higher clocks. I have also noticed that curve overclocking is completely wonked with this driver as well as the curve continually changes and nothing I do can get it to stick to a specific path so I either have to set a specific core OC number and have it boost to higher voltages in order to maintain clocks which in turn brings them back down or use a super wonky curve that works perfectly in some games and completely goes whacked out in others making them unstable. I get I can just kill my OC but gall diddly darn it I didn't buy this specific card which comes with a binned chip and cooling from their 1080 Ti model just to NOT overclock it.

    I also find that some benchmark stutter hard like heaven, but games seem to be relatively smooth if the driver isn't crashing on me. Anyone else finding their previous rock solid OC unstable?
     
  19. dani_tx

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    For once i can see noticeable OPTIMUS improvement (Chrome/Chromium excluded...of course) so give them some credit guys.I can surely say that this driver is one of the best ones for laptops with switchable graphics/eGPU.:D
     
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  20. fantaskarsef

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    Not the first time that a new driver makes a previously stable OC unstable.
     

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