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Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 416.16 for Windows 10

Nvidia released a new driver for its Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver today that introduces official support for Windows 10 version 1809 which Microsoft released on October 2, 2018.Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver

Some users who upgraded earlier versions of Windows 10 to the latest reported issues that they experienced during and after the upgrade. Reports indicate that personal files may be deleted for some users and that there are also some graphics related issues that users experience.

What’s New:

Provides the optimal gaming experience with support for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update including the public release of DirectX Raytracing (DXR).

Game Ready

  • Provides the optimal gaming experience for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Forza Horizon 4, and FIFA 19

Gaming Technology

  • Includes support for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards

Supported Products:

Nvidia Titan Series:

  • Nvidia Titan V, Nvidia Titan Xp, Nvidia Titan X (Pascal), GeForce GTX Titan X, GeForce GTX Titan, GeForce GTX Titan Black, GeForce GTX Titan Z

GeForce RTX 20 Series:

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080

GeForce 10 Series:

  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series:

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series:

  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720, GeForce GT 710

GeForce 600 Series:

  • GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience with support for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update including the public release of DirectX Raytracing (DXR)

New Features

  • Added support for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (Redstone 5)
  • NVIDIA Control Panel (3D Settings)
    Added clarification that the Triple Buffering setting is intended for OpenGL only.

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Basingstoke – AFR profile added;
  • Battlefield V – AFR re-enabled;
  • Divinity: Original Sin II – AFR profile added;
  • Immortal: Unchained – AFR profile added;
  • Jurassic World Evolution – AFR profile added;
  • Phoenix Point – AFR profile added;
  • Seven: The Days Long Gone – AFR profile added;

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Elder Scrolls: Online – Good
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey – Not recommended

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • [Pascal GPUs][Quake HD Remix]: Black square glitches appear when using the Quake HD Remix mod with soft shadows enabled. [2277990]
  • [GeForce GTX 1060][Regime][Rainbow 6: Siege]: Temporal antialiasing causes a drop in performance. [2139724]
  • [Titan Xp]: Driver error (nvlddmkm ) occurs on resume from S4. [200435536]
  • [Turing GPU][[Netflix]: Playback resolution doesn’t show 4K bit rates when using a USB-C-HDMI connection. [200449656]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [Windows Defender Application Guard][vGPU][Surround]: Surround cannot be enabled from the NVIDIA Control Panel when running Edge Browser with Application Guard over vGPU. [200444614]
  • [Windows Defender Application Guard][vGPU][Surround]: Edge Browser with Application Guard cannot be opened when Surround is enabled. [200443580]
  • [GeForce GTX 1060]: AV receiver switches to 2-channel stereo mode after 5 seconds of audio idle. [2204857]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080Ti]: Random DPC watchdog violation error when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
  • [Windows Media Player][Notebook][MSHybrid]: The application crashes when run on the integrated graphics after setting the NVIDIA GPU Graphics settings to High Performance. [200450782]

411.70 WHQL (September 27th, 2018)

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Forza Horizon 4, and FIFA 19

Fixed Issues

  • This driver improves the GeForce RTX 20 Series cards’ power management when idle.
  • [Turing GPU][Photoshop CC]: Corruption occurs in the application after increasing the image size. [200428197]
  • [GeForce RTX 2080[PUBG]: Flickering occurs in the game. [200452381]
  • [GeForce RTX 2080 Ti]: Video decoding performance has decreased. [2396479]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [GeForce GTX 1060]AV receiver switches to 2-channel stereo mode after 5 seconds of audio idle. [2204857]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080Ti]: Random DPC watchdog violation error when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
  • [Windows Media Player][Notebook][MSHybrid]: The application crashes when run on the integrated graphics after setting the NVIDIA GPU Graphics settings to High Performance. [200450782]
  • [Final Fantasy XV benchmark]: The benchmark exits fails with a “Failed to initialize DLSS Library” error when running in DLSS mode. [200448245]
    To work around, a) Delete the file Program Files/NVIDIA Corporation/installer2.ngxcore/NGXCoreEtx.dll, b) Perform a Clean or Express installation of the NVIDIA driver.
    [Turing GPU][[Netflix]: Playback resolution doesn’t show 4K bit rates when using a USB-C-HDMI connection. [200449656]

411.63 WHQL (September 19th, 2018)

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Forza Horizon 4, and FIFA 19.

Gaming Technology

Includes support for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards.

New Features

  • Added support for CUDA 10.0
  • NVIDIA RTX Technology
    NVIDIA RTX supports the Microsoft DirectX Raytracing (DXR) API on NVIDIA Volta and Turing GPUs.

    In order to get started with developing DirectX Raytracing applications accelerated by RTX, you’ll need the following:

    • NVIDIA Volta or Turing GPU
    • Windows 10 RS4
    • Microsoft’s DXR developer package, consisting of DXR-enabled D3D runtimes, HLSL compiler, and headers
  • Vulkan 1.1
    • This driver release provides full support for the new Vulkan 1.1 API and passes the Vulkan Conformance Test Suite (CTS) version 1.1.1.2.
    • Includes interoperability with CUDA 10.0.
    • New extensions for Turing GPUs:
      • VK_NVX_raytracing (also available for Pascal GPUs with 8GB or more video memory, and Volta GPUs)
      • VK_NV_compute_shader_derivatives
      • VK_NV_corner_sampled_image
      • VK_NV_fragment_shader_barycentric
      • VK_NV_mesh_shader
      • VK_NV_representative_fragment_test
      • VK_NV_scissor_exclusive
      • VK_NV_shader_image_footprint
      • VK_NV_shading_rate_image
    • See https://www.khronos.org/registry/vulkan/ for the full specification.
  • Vulkan HDR for Windows
    This driver release supports the Vulkan VK_EXT_swapchain_colorspace and VK_EXT_hdr_metadata extensions allowing applications to output HDR content to HDR displays via the Vulkan APIs.
  • OpenGL extensions for Turing GPUs
    • GL_NV_compute_shader_derivatives
    • GL_NV_fragment_shader_barycentric
    • GL_NV_mesh_shader
    • GL_NV_representative_fragment_test
    • GL_NV_scissor_exclusive
    • GL_NV_shading_rate_image
    • GL_NV_shader_texture_footprint
  • See https://www.khronos.org/registry/OpenGL/index_gl.php for the full specification.

NVIDIA Control Panel

System Info shows Boost Clock values (instead of Base Clock) for Turing and later GPUs.

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • HOB
  • Lake Ridden
  • NieR:Automata
  • Northgard
  • Pure Farming 2018
  • Raid: World War II
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II (2017)
  • TT Isle of Man

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Elder Scrolls: Online – Good
  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey – Not recommended

Discontinued Support

  • 32-bit Operating Systems
    Beginning with Release 396, NVIDIA is no longer releasing Game Ready drivers for 32-bit operating systems for any GPU architecture.
  • NVIDIA Fermi GPUs
    Beginning with Release 396, the NVIDIA Game Ready driver no longer supports NVIDIA GPUs based on the Fermi architecture.

Limitations in This Release

The following features are not currently supported or have limited support in this driver release:

  • Turing GPU Driver Installation on Windows 10
    Drivers for Turing GPUs will not be installed on systems with Windows 10 RS2 or earlier. This includes Windows 10 Threshold 1, Threshold 2, Redstone 1, and Redstone 2 operating systems.

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • Using power monitoring in GPU monitor tools causes micro stutter. [2110289/2049879]
  • [Monster Hunter World]: Low frame rate in the game. [2335958]
  • [Tom Clancy’s The Division]: Graphics corruption occurs when using NVIDIA Gameworks settings. [2005096]
  • [Call of duty WW II ][1×3 Surround]: The center Surround display renders black screen. [200370257]
  • [Planetside 2][G-SYNC]: G-SYNC does not work with the game. [2221050]
  • [ARCHICAD][OpenGL]: The OpenGL driver crashes the application. [2093819]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080Ti]: Random DPC watchdog violation error when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
  • [YouTube][Mosaic with Sync]: Secondary GPU doesn’t render video content on full-screen YouTube video. [200402117]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [GeForce GTX 1060]AV receiver switches to 2-channel stereo mode after 5 seconds of audio idle. [2204857]
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
  • [Windows Media Player][Notebook][MSHybrid]: The application crashes when run on the integrated graphics after setting the NVIDIA GPU Graphics settings to High Performance. [200450782]
  • [Final Fantasy XV benchmark]: The benchmark exits fails with a “Failed to initialize DLSS Library” error when running in DLSS mode. [200448245]
    To work around: Delete the file Program Files/NVIDIA Corporation/installer2.ngxcore/NGXCoreEtx.dll,Perform a Clean or Express installation of the NVIDIA driver.
  • ]Turing GPU][[Netflix]: Playback resolution doesn’t show 4K bit rates when using a USB-C-HDMI connection. [200449656]
  • [Turing GPU][Photoshop CC]: Corruption occurs after increasing image size. [200428197]

399.24 WHQL (September 10th, 2018)

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout open beta, and Assetto Corsa Competizione early access.

Fixed Issues

  • [3D games]: Game performance drops in half when moving from 16 core/32 thread CPU to 32 core/64 thread CPU. [2334312]
  • NVIDIA graphics driver may not install correctly on certain Core 2 Duo/Quad systems. [2312325]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [GeForce GTX 1060]AV receiver switches to 2-channel stereo mode after 5 seconds of audio idle. [2204857]
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
  • Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]
  • Using power monitoring in GPU monitor tools causes micro stutter. [2110289/2049879]

391.35 WHQL (March 27th, 2018)

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Far Cry 5.

Security Updates
This driver adds security updates for driver components. Fixed issues are CVE-2018-6247, CVE-2018-6248, CVE-2018-6249, CVE-2018-6250, CVE-2018-6251, CVE-2018-6252, CVE-2018-6253. These CVEs are related to kernel mode, DirectX 10 and OpenGL drivers where certain operations may lead to Denial of Service or Escalation of Privileges.

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • GRIP
  • WRC 7

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Far Cry – Not recommended
  • GRIP – Excellent
  • The Talos Principle – Excellent

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • GeForce 3D Profile Manager tool can’t import profiles. [2076480]
  • [GeForce Experience]: Memory leak occurs leading to poor game performance when using NVIDIA Freestyle. [2068039]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel][SLI][Diablo III]: With V-Sync on and SLI enabled, the game freezes after switching windows (ALT+TAB) a few times. [1951584]
  • [Notebook]: The driver may fail to initialize the GPU. [200354056]

Windows 10 Issues

  • [Far Cry 5]: Green flickering occurs in the game when using HDR with non-native resolution. To work around, either quit and then restart the game while in the desired resolution, or press [Alt+tab] away from and then back to the game, or press [Alt+Enter] to switch to windowed mode and then back to full-screen mode.
  • [NVIDIA TITAN V][G-Sync]: G-Sync displays may go blank when switching between different overclocked memory clocks multiple times. [200361272]
  • [SLI][GeForce GTX 780 Ti]: There is no display output when connecting the DisplayPort and two DVI monitors. [1835763]
  • [GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based)]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripper-enabled motherboard. [1973303]
  • [Pascal GPUs][Gears of War 4]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game. [2008731]
  • [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti][Doom]: The game crashes due to the driver reverting to OpenGL 1.1 when HDR is enabled. [2049623]

Download Here: NVIDIA GeForce Notebook Graphics Driver 416.16 for Windows 10 64-bit

After installation go to NVIDIA Control Panel -> Help -> Allow Experience Improvement Program to disable NVIDIA data collection, which is enabled automatically after installation

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