Version History of NVIDIA Forceware 314.22 (XP)

Release Summary

This is the GeForce Game Ready driver for BioShock Infinite, delivering up to 41% faster performance.

New in GeForce 314.22 Drivers

  • Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 314.07 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are a few examples:

GeForce GTX 680:

    • Up to 41% faster in BioShock Infinite
    • Up to 60% faster in Tomb Raider
    • Up to 23% faster in Sniper Elite V2
    • Up to 13% faster in Sleeping Dogs

GeForce GTX 680 SLI:

    • Up to 21% faster in Sniper Elite V2
    • Up to 14% faster in Sleeping Dogs
    • Up to 10% faster in StarCraft II
    • Up to 15% faster in Civilization V
  • NVIDIA SLI Technology Adds or updates the following SLI profiles (since GeForce 314.14 drivers):
    • Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army – Added DX11 SLI profile
    • Dungeons and Dragons: Neverwinter – Added DX9 SLI profile
    • BioShock Infinite – Added AO profile
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Adds the following profiles (since GeForce 314.14 drivers):
    • MUD - rated Good
    • Brutal Legend - rated Good
    • Tomb Raider - updated rating to Good
  • NVIDIA CUDA
    • Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit

Additional Details

  • Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031.
  • Installs HD Audio v1.3.23.1
  • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
  • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

*Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8: GeForce GTX 600 series SLI, Quad SLI technology, 3-way SLI technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor support.