Nvidia GeForce 457.51 WHQL driver download & discussion

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Section' started by EdKiefer, Dec 2, 2020.

  1. didamangi

    didamangi Member

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    Found the culprit. It's HAGS. Missed this one on google search because I'm searching for DX9 not D3D9. https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforc...en-using-dsr-with-/?topicPage=2&commentPage=7

    Is this an nvidia or a windows 10 problem then? Cause it's still happening on this driver.
     
  2. Astyanax

    Astyanax Ancient Guru

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    good to know, doesn't tell me anything about other vk layers though :p

    you can find them in the registry

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Khronos\Vulkan
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Khronos

    its not something i've experienced in recent drivers, MSFT did want hags feedback though

    https://aka.ms/submitgameperformancefeedback
     
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  3. sertopico

    sertopico Maha Guru

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    I will thank you for the advice.

    Yesterday also Watch Dogs Legion crashed when playing at 4k on my tv. To be more precise the nvlddmkm.sys driver crashed. At 1440p no problem. With the previous drivers I have never had such an issue. Since I am downvolting I tried to give the GPU some more mV, maybe this new release pushes the card a bit further, no idea.
     
  4. JonasBeckman

    JonasBeckman Ancient Guru

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    Title Update #3 or what it would be 2.3.0 something I think Ubisoft is calling it also landed some few days ago and Ubisoft are still resolving some of the game issues while closing in on the save corrupting issue so some of it might be from their end rather than NVIDIA or AMD though the driver specific tweaks and optimizations could also be very specific due to this game being very particular.

    Incredible sensitive to RAM and VRAM speeds and issues though I've never had it be more than a game crash but there's little to no headroom at all for RAM instability and VRAM overclocking for this game it'll crash within 15 minutes at most.
    (Might be a good stability tester for a game but I have a feeling something with the code is being very difficult here and that's causing some of these problems.)
     

  5. sertopico

    sertopico Maha Guru

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    Yes true, I have read some feedbacks on the ubisoft forums, other people had their video driver crashing. For the records, I have left the VRAM's frequency untouched, I only brought the core to 1995@0.950V, before it was 0.925. Regarding system stability, I have tested my OC for several hours with occt and cinebench and got no errors, so I would say CPU and RAM should be stable (but you never know :D ). In any case Legion really squeezes the system components, specially at 4k. Later I am going to check whether the small voltage tweak I did brought stability. The game has many issues, only managing to make the xbox series x controller work took almost one hour, go figure....

    EDIT: ok, with some more voltage Legion did not crash anymore, but I have to test further.
     
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  6. XantaX

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    Almost everybody ,including me have troubles with these drivers ,it's a crash dump driver LOL , have you tried the 165.12 drivers?... i can recommend these drivers.
     
  7. XantaX

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    No they don't, they are crap.
     
  8. XantaX

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    Your correct, that's what 21H1 beholds ,feature updates according Microsoft.
     
  9. Memorian

    Memorian Ancient Guru

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    Warzone is the only game so far that 10GB isn't enough for 4K/High textures. NVIDIA, always being restricted with VRAM..
     
  10. endbase

    endbase Maha Guru

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    How many Vram will it use on 1440p ? just wondering
     

  11. Astyanax

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    Warzone is fine with 10GB, Warzone just leaks.
     
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  12. Astyanax

    Astyanax Ancient Guru

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    Do you have a freesync display?

    I'm looking into some angles for the ongoing crashes that are still present with some, I believe anyone with a module gsync or traditional refresh should be good with the new driver where crashes are concerned for browsers at this point.

    I haven't been able to replicate Agent-01's hags crash, there was also a comment chain on geforce forums where a 3080 owner said he was experiencing them and several other 3080's chimed in to say they weren't, I do wonder if freesync is still unstable with hags and gaming in general, its been known for DP to make systems unstable on several occasions, including Turing launch.

    To be fair, i've also known a couple of cases where an issue marked as fixed was actually not included till the following driver where it was mentioned, but Manuel is adamant the Chrome/YT TDR and crashes were in this driver.
     
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  13. tfam26

    tfam26 Master Guru

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    In 2020/2021 all of my game data must be sitting idle in VRAM or the GPU is broken and gimped. :p
     
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  14. Memorian

    Memorian Ancient Guru

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    Its not, once you enable high textures performance significantly drops. Medium textures are fine.
     
  15. sertopico

    sertopico Maha Guru

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    I did not try them yet. At this point I will wait for the dedicated drivers for Cyberpunk, hopefully they'll be good. In any case, idk why these latest releases have various issues with browsers and Win 10 itself (like those bsods you got after waking the pc from sleep). With my old 1080ti and 980ti everything ran with no problems whatsoever.
     

  16. BingoBob

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    I'm scared to download the driver for Cyberpunk 2077 whenever that releases. I hope it won't hurt the performance of my 2080Ti.

    I want the game to run flawlessly on the first boot.
     
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  17. Blackfyre

    Blackfyre Maha Guru

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    I can only give you one advice, stop being paranoid about drivers ruining your performance, it has never been an issue. The game ready drivers will have optimisations for the game, and if there is a mistake/error/issue that occurs, then a hotfix will be released soon after. Which you can wait for and install, or downgrade.

    Drivers can easily be installed, uninstalled, updated, or downgraded. There's no reason to worry or be paranoid about them. Cyberpunk will likely have a built-in benchmark, run it with your current drivers, then install the next drivers and test with those and see which give you better results. You can easily switch between the two, or three, or however many drivers you want.
     
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    Ah!, that's why I got an extra 14Gb Vram ;)

    When are CyberDerp 2077 drivers due anyway?
     
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  19. tfam26

    tfam26 Master Guru

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    WHY is this so funny?
     
  20. kx11

    kx11 Ancient Guru

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    are we getting a Cyberpun2077 driver or what?!
     
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