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Nvidia releases Geforce 290.36 beta driver
by Slobodan Simic on29 November 2011
PhysX for Arkham City, Ambient Occlusion for Skyrim and COD: MW3
Nvidia has released a new set of beta Geforce drivers, the Geforce 290.36 beta. The new driver supports all the GPUs since Geforce 6 series, including ION GPUs, and features PhysX version 9.11.11.07.
As far as features go, the new beta driver brings updated Physx System Software, version 9.11.11.07, in order to bring "the best PhysX experience to Batman: Arkham City title. The new beta drive aslo adds ambient occlusion support for both The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as well as the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
The new driver also enables NVidia Surround support for Intel X79 SLI-certified motherboards, adds or updates SLI profiles for Crysis 2, Heroes and Generals, Inversion, Stronghold 3 and Syndicate and as well as adds support for 3D Vision over native DisplayPort 1.1 connection featured on pair of BenQ monitors as well as adds and updates 3D Vision profiles for bunch of game titles.
The new 290.36 beta driver updates HD Audio driver to version 126.96.36.199 and fixes a couple of bugs including random flickering of Windows boot logo, corruption in Crysis 2 when running in SLI mode, random artifacts in Battlefield 2, adds ability to set Surround resolutions to 5760x1080 using custom resolutions, and fixes corruption in Settlers 7 game.
You can find the driver here where you can check out detailed release notes.