Nvidia's has let loose its first new, non-beta graphics driver since June. The 280.26 release, which bears a stamp of approval from Microsoft's WHQL labs, is available from the GeForce website. You can find out about the driver's various improvements and additions here in the GeForce.com website's "What's New" section.
From what I can see, this release should be of greatest interest to folks with 3D Vision setups. Nvidia has added support for some extra 3D projectors and monitors; fresh 3D Vision profiles for a cornucopia of games, both new and unreleased (including id Software's Rage); and updated 3D Vision profiles for Crysis 2, Deep Black, and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition.
These 280.26 drivers should also squash a decent selection of bugs. Highlights include weapon rendering quirks with GeForce 500-series GPUs in Crysis 2, some driver installation problems, and a good number of issues pertaining to multi-GPU systems—from rendering bugs to 3D Surround configuration hiccups. The whole list of resolves issues can be perused on this page. (Thanks to TR reader SH SOTN for the heads up.)
|Cooler Master's Nepton 240M liquid cooler reviewed||0|
|AMD cuts A-series desktop processor prices||22|
|Get Shorty: Gigabyte intros mini GeForce GTX 970||14|
|Toshiba intros $330 notebook with 360-degree hinge||20|
|''Biggest ever'' iPhone launch drives strong Q4 Apple financials||48|
|IBM-GlobalFoundries deal faces regulatory hurdles||36|
|You can now pre-order Asus' $199 Win8.1 netbook||40|
|Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare needs 6GB of RAM and 55GB of storage||104|
|Gmail for Android 5.0 Lollipop to support non-Gmail accounts||17|