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Brian@ASUS
04-27-2011, 05:01 PM
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GPU Support



Adds support for the newly released GeForce GTX 590 (http://www.geforce.com/#/Hardware/GPUs/geforce-gtx-590), GeForce GTX 560 Ti (http://www.geforce.com/#/Hardware/GPUs/geforce-gtx-560ti/overview) and GeForce GTX 550 Ti (http://www.geforce.com/#/Hardware/GPUs/geforce-gtx-550ti) GPUs.

Performance


Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1982/NVIDIA_ForceWare_270.61_Vista__W7_32-bit.html#) games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers. The following are examples of some of the most significant improvements measured on Windows 7. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

GeForce GTX 580:


Up to 516% in Dragon Age 2 (SLI 2560x1600 8xAA/16xAF Very High, SSAO on)
Up to 326% in Dragon Age 2 (1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF Very High, SSAO on)
Up to 11% in Just Cause 2 (1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
Up to 11% in Just Cause 2 (SLI 2560x1600 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
Up to 7% in Civilization V (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 6% in Far Cry 2 (SLI 2560x1600 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 5% in Civilization V (SLI 1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 5% in Left 4 Dead 2 (1920x1200 noAA/AF, Outdoor)
Up to 5% in Left 4 Dead 2 (SLI 2560x1600 4xAA/16xAF, Outdoor)
Up to 4% in H.A.W.X. 2 (SLI 1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 4% in Mafia 2 (SLI 2560x1600 AA on/16xAF, PhysX = High)

GeForce GTX 560 Ti:


Up to 461% in Dragon Age 2 (SLI 1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF, Very High)
Up to 241% in Dragon Age 2 (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, Very High)
Up to 19% in Just Cause 2 (SLI 2560x1600 8xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
Up to 13% in Just Cause 2 (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, Concrete Jungle)
Up to 6% in Far Cry 2 (SLI 2560x1600 8xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 5% in Call of Duty: Black Ops (1920x1200 noAA/AF, Jungle Map)
Up to 5% in H.A.W.X. 2 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, Max settings)
Up to 4% in Call of Duty: Black Ops (SLI 2560x1600 4xAA/16xAF, Jungle Map)
Up to 4% in Civilization V (1920x1200 noAA/AF, Max settings)
Up to 4% in Left 4 Dead 2 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, Outdoor)
Up to 4% in Metro 2033 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF, PhysX on)

NVIDIA Update


This is a new feature in Release 270 and later drivers. NVIDIA Update keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest NVIDIA drivers by notifying you when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on www.nvidia.com. When you install a Release 270 or later GeForce driver from www.nvidia.com, you will be presented with the option to install NVIDIA Update. Click here to learn more about NVIDIA Update (http://www.nvidia.com/nvidiaupdate).

CUDA


Adds support for applications (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1982/NVIDIA_ForceWare_270.61_Vista__W7_32-bit.html#) using CUDA 4.0 features such as Unified Virtual Addressing (UVA) and GPUDirect™ v2.0.

Other


Installs HD Audio driver version 1.2.22.1
Installs PhysX (http://www.nvidia.com/object/physx_new.html) System Software to version 9.10.0514
Supports the new GPU-accelerated features in Adobe CS5 (http://www.nvidia.com/adobe).
Supports GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with Adobe Flash (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1982/NVIDIA_ForceWare_270.61_Vista__W7_32-bit.html#) 10.1. Learn more here (http://www.nvidia.com/object/adobe_flashplayer_plus_nvidia.html).
Supports the new version of MotionDSP's video enhancement software (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1982/NVIDIA_ForceWare_270.61_Vista__W7_32-bit.html#), vReveal, which adds support for HD output. NVIDIA customers can download a free version of vReveal that supports up to SD output here (http://redirect.vreveal.com/NVIDIA).
Supports OpenCL 1.0 (Open Computing Language (http://www.nvidia.com/object/cuda_opencl.html)) for all GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports OpenGL 3.3 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports OpenGL 4.1 on GeForce 400 series and later GPUs.
Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology (http://www.slizone.com/page/home.html)* on DirectX 9 and OpenGL.
Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software (http://www.nvidia.com/object/nvidia_system_tools).
Users without US English operating systems (http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads/1982/NVIDIA_ForceWare_270.61_Vista__W7_32-bit.html#) can select their language and download the International driver here (http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx).