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NVIDIA has released its new GeForce Game Ready 471.11 WHQL driver. Green team’s latest driver adds support for DOOM Eternal’s upcoming ray tracing update, which launches on June 29 and brings ray-traced reflections and NVIDIA DLSS to the popular FPS. NVIDIA’s new GeForce Game Ready 471.11 WHQL driver also introduces support for NVIDIA Reflex in Escape From Tarkov, ray-traced effects and DLSS in LEGO Builder’s Journey, and DLSS in Rust. Additionally, users will find four new GeForce Experience optimal settings profiles and support for four new G-SYNC Compatible displays.

New Games Supported By GeForce Experience’s Optimal Settings

  • Blade & Soul
  • CrossFire HD
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

MANUFACTURERMODELHDRSIZELCD TypeResolutionVRR Range
AOCAG274US4R6BYes27″IPS3840×2160 (4K)48-144Hz
AOCAG254FWG8R4Yes24.5″IPS1920×1080 (FHD)48-144Hz
ASUSVG28UQL1ANo28″IPS3840×2160 (4K)48-144Hz
LG32GN650/32GN63TYes32″IPS2560×1440 (QHD)60-144Hz

NVIDIA DLSS Linux Support For Proton

To enable Proton through your GNU/Linux Steam application, and use NVIDIA DLSS in supported titles:

  1. Download and install our new Linux driver
  2. Install and Launch Steam
  3. At the top of the menu bar, select “Steam” and click on “Settings” in the dropdown menu
  4. To the left of the Settings pop-up window, select “Steam Play” at the bottom of the list
  5. Check “Enable Steam Play for supported titles” and “Enable Steam Play for all other titles”
  6. Next to the “Run other Titles with” category, there is a drop down menu. Choose Proton Experimental
  7. Load and play a supported DLSS game

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 471.11

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341]
  • [SLI][GeForce GTX 980M]: The system locks with a black screen upon booting into Windows. no repro with 457.51. [3266090]
  • [Surround][GeForce RTX 3090]: With Surround active, setting Bezel Correction disables Surround. [3286449]
  • [Crossfire][GeForce Experience][FreeStyle]: Freestyle might not work on Crossfire after the game is updated. [200736765]
  • [HDR]: Some specific HDMI displays might show some flickering in HDR mode. [200729987]
  • [Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game while any GPU hardware monitoring tool is running in the background. [3152190]
  • [NVIDIA Ampere GPU]: Colors may appear incorrect in games if sharpen Freestyle filter is used with HDR enabled. [200658208]
  • Display may flicker or lose signal when launching a game on an adaptive-sync VRR monitor in multi-monitor configuration when sharing the same display mode [3314055]
  • DisplayPort monitor may not wake from sleep when connected in extended mode with an HDMI 2.1 display that is powered off. [3281998]

Open Issues in Version 471.11 WHQL

Windows 10 Issues

  • [Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. [3202250]
  • [YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
  • DPC latency is higher when color mode is set to 8-bit color compared to 10-bit color. [3316424]

You can download the new GeForce Game Ready 471.11 WHQL driver through GeForce Experience. If you experience any technical issues with the new Game Ready drivers please post a detailed report on the GeForce.com Driver Feedback Forum, where our Customer Care team can better assist you. And if you’re looking for a full list of fixes in this driver, for previously-reported issues, head here.

Source: NVIDIA

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