Remember a while back, we published a post about the dismal performance of NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX graphics cards in World War Z when using the Open-Source Vulkan API? Well, guess what? NVIDIA has finally released a GameReady Driver that aims to tackle that very issue. According to NVIDIA’s blog post, the new driver improves the performance of the RTX 20 and GTX 16 series lineup by up to 18%.
The FPS boost is more prominent in case of the higher end RTX cards while the GTX 1660 Ti also gets a sizeable 11% uplift at 1080p. NVIDIA’s offerings performed worst at 1080p with the deltas shrinking as you scaled up the resolution with 4K offering fairly decent frame rates. This update will mainly enhance your experience if you game at sub-4K displays, with 1080p seeing healthy boosts of 18 and 14% for the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti and the RTX 2080, respectively.
The driver also includes pre-launch optimizations for Bethesda’s Rage 2 which launches on 14th May. Total War: Three Kingdoms, the first game in the franchise to head to China has also gotten driver support, despite the launch being quite far off (23rd May).
You can download the new GeForce Game Ready 430.64 WHQL drivers from the GeForce website or through GeForce Experience with one click of a button. If you experience any technical issues with the new Game Ready drivers, be sure to share your problem on the GeForce.com Driver Feedback Forum.