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NVIDIA GeForce 344.11 WHQL Driver

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Section' started by kens30, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. writer21

    writer21 Active Member

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    I can't use Gsync any more with no scaling option selected. I was able to with last drivers but now the light doesn't turn red and stays in normal mode.

    Anyone else experience this?
     
  2. xankazo

    xankazo Ancient Guru

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    Drivers have work good for me so far.
     
  3. Marringu

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    I get black screen in ARMA III with this driver version on a fresh OS. I haven't OC'ed the GFX card, maybe it's my CPU OC. I reverted to 340.52 which stable with my system.
     
  4. RdJokr

    RdJokr Member Guru

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    Maybe my eyesight is bad, but I squinted my eyes real hard to try and find a difference. There is a difference in GPU usage, that is true. But image quality is more or less the same. So... yay?
    I guess this is something that would have to be seen in motion to see the difference...
     

  5. -Tj-

    -Tj- Ancient Guru

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    look at the close up before, and the gun model (by original pics - zoom it with browser) there are no black outlines.. MFAA only removes extra workload by removing extra antialiasing pixels where it doesnt need to render it, by that gun model it smooths it more then just normal MSAA.. Its still kinda the same, but in motion I noticed less MSAA shimmering, its still here though but lowered by at least 50%. At least that's what I saw when I played nuketown2025 MP map.


    I tried the same in BF4, but its MSAA sucks bad and there is still a lot of shimmering unless I use extra resolution scaling.
     
  6. Phroster

    Phroster Master Guru

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    First time a driver caused issues for me.
    I have been having strange framerate fluctuations in Diablo 3, it happens almost like clockwork. FPS counter says it 60 FPS, but every 30 sec or so, there is "judder".

    Going back to 327.23 fixes this issue for me.
    I tried updating all my other systems drivers. But I can only only narrow it down to the driver.

    Also testing Windows 10 with this driver.(327.23) No problems so far, it even seems to perform better, with all the same drivers as used on Windows 8.1.
     
  7. NHK

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    Went back to 340.52 WHQL and everything is right as rain again.

    344.11 is probably the worst driver I have used since coming back
    to Nvidia last summer. Multiple system freeze that required rebooting
    and games with a steady dose of stuttering.

    Guess my system and these drivers just don't agree. :pc1:
     
  8. -Tj-

    -Tj- Ancient Guru

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    Are you Oc'ing your cpu or everything stock frequency?
     
  9. NHK

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    CPU & GPU at stock.

    The system freeze was the first time in a very long time I
    experienced a total lockup. The only factor that had changed
    was display drivers. My overall experience with the 344.11
    was "meh". Hope for better next go around.
     
  10. MrH

    MrH Ancient Guru

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    As always I'm getting massive drops in Diablo III and for the first time ever occasional screen freezes that are fixed by tabbing out and in. It's so frustrating the only game I play runs so terribly, and has done for so long.
     

  11. Khronikos

    Khronikos Master Guru

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    I'm not redoing my inspector stuff until the next WHQL. I have very few problems though and keep my system clean as a bottle of bleach. Maybe some of you need to do some housekeeping I have seen no problems from these. But if there were problems I would not doubt it this is just the first release without DX10. Or the games people are playing are horribly coded. More of a beta imo.
     
  12. Emille

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    Getting crashes in Wolfenstein new order.

    Game crashed in 2 separate places, both were autosave spots. As soon as it would auto save game would crash, once it closed without error and the other time it hard locked my system.

    RAGE also closed without error when I tested it for half an hour or so.

    Crysis 3 also has a few crashes.

    Tomb raider which I have been playing for 15 hours on these drivers has had no crashes.

    I can also run heaven on extreme with 8aa endlessly so it is not a clock instability.

    These drivers really just suck. Never had any of those problems with the drivers I used for my 780.

    Oh and the brightness of my system seems to be higher, I actually turned it down from the defauly 50% in NVCP to 40%, something I have never considered before.

    Actually now that I think of it I had random crashes in Crysis and Crysis Warhead when I first got this card on these drivers, I only played them to see how they ran.

    I have never had crashes in those games before

    When I swapped from these to the .16 drivers temporarily the crashes went away in crysis 3 but there was an absolutely massive performance hit, like 30% drop, so I decided I'd take my chances with crashing rather than guaranteed crap performance.

    Seriously F these drivers

    @NHK

    Same with me, I have not had game crashes in over 6 months on the last drivers. The only changes were always just slight performance changes one way or the other.
     
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    I had a couple of bluescreens while not doing much at the desktop, I've gone back to the previous drivers.
     
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    I haven't been keeping up with this thread. So how do I use MFAA? I'm not really familiar with Nvidia Inspector and I didn't see the option in Nvidia Control panel.
     
  15. Emille

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    I think it has to be implemented in game, no games have it yet.
     

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    That's because its a driver feature like FXAA and it enhances normal MSAA.
     
  17. Anarion

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    I don't think the driver supports it yet. And yeah, it enhances the normal AA (or more like modifies it).
     
  18. -Tj-

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    Yes it does even on Kepler, but via nvinspector.


    Tested in at least 5 games so far and everyone had better MSAA afterwards, also lower gpu utilization.
     
  19. Anarion

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    I somewhat doubt that it was working. Afaik it uses Maxwells better programmable msaa sample thingy. Besides, that option is there even for Fermi - and it doesn't mean that enabling it makes it to work. Also it shouldn't offer better quality but performance.
     
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    I still wonder if you could disable normal AA, enable FXAA and MFAA
     

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