NVIDIA Releases GeForce Game Ready 526.86 WHQL Driver for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

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NVIDIA has released its GeForce Game Ready 526.86 WHQL driver, offering what the company says is the best gaming experience for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, offering improved stability and solving image corruption issues, with support for NVIDIA DLSS Super Resolution and NVIDIA Reflex. A direct link to the GeForce Game Ready 526.86 WHQL driver for users without GeForce Experience can be found here, while the release notes with a full list of fixes and more can be found here.

Fixed Issues in Version 526.86 WHQL:

  • [Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II] Flashing corruption can be seen randomly while playing the
  • game. [3829010]
  • [Call of Duty: Vanguard] Game may randomly crash after extended gameplay [3841398]
  • VTube Studio crashes to black screen after driver update [3838158]
  • GPU may get stuck in P0 state after exiting certain games [3846389]
  • [Anvil Engine Games] Environment flickering [3843932]
  • Drop in 8K60 AV1 decoding performance on RTX 4090 [3835745]
  • [Forza Horizon 5] Some PC configurations may see rainbow-like artifacts in game after
  • extended gameplay [3685123]

Open Issues in Version 526.86 WHQL:

  • Toggling HDR on and off in-game causes game stability issues when non-native resolution is
  • used. [3624030]
  • [DirectX 12] Shadowplay recordings may appear over exposed when Use HDR is enabled
  • from the Windows display settings. [200742937]
  • Monitor may briefly flicker on waking from display sleep if DSR/DLDSR is enabled. [3592260]
  • Maxon – Cinema4D + Redshift3D vidmemory allocations cause TDR or Driver Crash [3659104]
  • RedCine-X Pro potential crash while working with effects during video playback [3809401]
  • Desktop Window Manager (dwm.exe) service may report higher GPU usage on some RTX 30-
  • series configurations [3830387] Workaround: disable Hardware-accelerated GPU Scheduling from the Windows Settings
  • [Daz Studio] Application crashes after updating to latest driver when trying to run simulation [3838022]

From the official GeForce site:

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II drops players into an unprecedented global conflict that features the return of the iconic Operators of Task Force 141, and boasts a massive multiplayer mode filled with content for FPS fans. Download and install our new Game Ready Driver for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II for optimized performance, improved stability, a fix for previously-reported corruption issues, and support for NVIDIA DLSS Super Resolution and NVIDIA Reflex.

NVIDIA DLSS is our groundbreaking AI rendering technology that’s available in over 240 released games and apps, increasing graphics performance using dedicated Tensor Core AI processors on GeForce RTX GPUs. By tapping into the power of a deep learning neural network, we boost frame rates significantly, and generate beautiful, sharp images for your games.

With the performance provided by NVIDIA DLSS, GeForce RTX gamers will have the headroom to max out Modern Warfare II’s graphics at the highest resolutions, while maintaining smooth frame rates.

NVIDIA Reflex is a must-have in games, reducing system latency so your actions occur quicker, making you more competitive in multiplayer matches, and making single-player titles more responsive and enjoyable. Reflex is available in the most popular multiplayer and esports games, is supported on GeForce graphics cards dating back to the 900 Series, and only takes a single click to enable.

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