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Dream
05-26-2014, 06:06 PM
Updated this morning to 337.78. I was two/three updates behind.

The local geforce program had trouble downloading the driver directly from Nvidia but I was able to download (http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/75992) directly off the site without issue.

Made a system restore point, did a clean install, zero problems thus far. I'll post if I encounter any. Nvidia is claiming ~10% or more improvement for a wide variety of games. Looking forward to seeing if those claims pan out :cool:

JMourao
05-26-2014, 06:18 PM
until now they are working as expected, havent notice any performance increase or decrease XD but oh well everything is always so quick

zetdotcom
05-26-2014, 06:28 PM
My NVIDIA tells me to update to 337.88...

Dream
05-26-2014, 11:45 PM
Oh I might have hit the wrong key. Whatever today's release was is the right one. Woops!

senttel
05-27-2014, 11:28 AM
This new driver was mainly released to improve GPU performance in Watch Dogs and trust me it really does, before updating my GPU drivers I was playing Watch Dogs at around 30-40 fps with mid graphics on my G750JW with the update I easily get 50-60 fps on mid graphics and high with 30-40. So it is worth updating if you are planning to play Watch Dogs.

Akash22
05-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Does this cause the 5min boot slowdown on 3D version laptops?
I have G750JX CV069P Win8

pokerface
05-27-2014, 12:36 PM
no the latest nVIDIA drivers have fixed that issue.

Bgallodoro24
05-28-2014, 06:22 PM
just tried to install from nvidia website and it said that the driver wasn't compatible with 8.1. At a loss.

hmscott
05-28-2014, 10:27 PM
just tried to install from nvidia website and it said that the driver wasn't compatible with 8.1. At a loss.

It helps to give us the details, which version of Nvidia driver? What laptop do you have?

If you downloaded the correct Windows 8.1 x64 version, you won't get a Windows 8.1 compatibility problem :)

kingkaan
05-29-2014, 06:47 AM
don't download this driver...beware!!! it made my gpu reach to 90c..and some peoples cpu reached to 105c with it...no matter what i did i couldnt go back to my old temps i had to fresh install a windows..and now my max temp is 72c after 2 hours of gaming in bf4..before in less than 2 minutes it would reach to 82c and then climb up...i have the gtx 870m 6gb...maybe it only does that for 8 series but a lot of people complaining about how laggy and stuttery this driver makes their system..watch dogs ran like crap..i would recommend to stay away from it and use the beta driver.

HomieOC
05-29-2014, 07:00 AM
I'm not having any issues with the new driver.. hmm.. Did you mkae sure you removed the driver and its registry files? Before doing the new driver install. make sure you check the clean installation box

Akash22
05-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Running great (till now :) )
Playing games... no overheating... max 81C in Crysis3, Batman AO
3D works great too!
g750jx-cv069p Win8
(did clean install from 332 0.o )

theclaw37
05-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Also have the .88 drivers on a 870m. No problems whatsoever. Maybe your cooling is faulty?

kingkaan
05-29-2014, 05:32 PM
Also have the .88 drivers on a 870m. No problems whatsoever. Maybe your cooling is faulty?

if my cooling was faulty after reinstalling windows my temp wouldnt be at 72c max in heavy games. did you even read my post? i guess you didnt because i already said in my post. i know how to do clean install im not new to computers. not everyone meant to run into problems i also know a few people with 870ms ran into problems with this driver. i guess lucky you guys.

cosmicmango
05-29-2014, 05:34 PM
Updated without any problems but with Nvidia I always do Custom - Clean Install.

theclaw37
05-29-2014, 07:04 PM
if my cooling was faulty after reinstalling windows my temp wouldnt be at 72c max in heavy games. did you even read my post? i guess you didnt because i already said in my post. i know how to do clean install im not new to computers. not everyone meant to run into problems i also know a few people with 870ms ran into problems with this driver. i guess lucky you guys.

Chill. If youre not new to computers, maybe you knew that drivers are low level software that control the hardware almost directly. Older drivers ( especially the beta ) could have had poor support for the 870m hardware, and when good support finally came some metal can choke. So believe me, a lot of strange things can actually be hardware issues.

hmscott
05-29-2014, 07:06 PM
if my cooling was faulty after reinstalling windows my temp wouldnt be at 72c max in heavy games. did you even read my post? i guess you didnt because i already said in my post. i know how to do clean install im not new to computers. not everyone meant to run into problems i also know a few people with 870ms ran into problems with this driver. i guess lucky you guys.

kingkaan, is this happening on your Clevo, or on a G750?

Games Bond
05-29-2014, 07:28 PM
3DMark Vantage doesn't work correctly after this update on 860m, GPU tests only, to be precise. I did a clean driver install and also tried reinstalling Vantage, to no avail.
Can somebody test to confirm?

hmscott
05-29-2014, 08:49 PM
3DMark Vantage doesn't work correctly after this update on 860m, GPU tests only, to be precise. I did a clean driver install and also tried reinstalling Vantage, to no avail.
Can somebody test to confirm?

Games Bond, I just got a failure on my JH, and send the bug report, but when I was brought to the download page a newer version of 3DMark Vantage is available, I am downloading 1.1.3 now, which came out Feb 2014, my version was 1.1.2 - I will update after I uninstall/install/run it.

http://www.futuremark.com/support/downloads

After reinstalling with 1.1.3, I made it through a full run, but the version still says 1.1.2...

37101

Games Bond
05-29-2014, 11:14 PM
My version is very old 1.0.2... I never bothered to update, but it never failed me - I used it to test several AMD/NVidia configurations and numerous driver versions throughout the years.
Anyway, it was my fault - I forgot to plug in the power cord... :o When I did, the thing rectified itself.
My GPU result went from around 18400 (Asus' 332.33 driver) to almost 18900 (337.88).

What's up with your score? Is that your regular result with default settings and no overclocking there? GPU score seems to be higher than one would expect from 780m (Notebookcheck says it maxes out at around 28000, albeit with some old drivers), but this CPU score is very low compared to mine (62000), maybe it overheats and throttles? My Vantage temps are max. 79 C (CPU cores 2 & 3) and 64 C for the GPU, but this laptop is fairly new (though, just a week or two ago temps were a few degrees lower and at the same time the ambient temperature was higher).

hmscott
05-29-2014, 11:23 PM
Games Bond, update to 1.1.3, then we can compare scores :)

That is a typical score for this JH, with XTU setting the CPU multipliers to max, and Asus GPU Tweak Tool setting the 780m to 932mhz GPU clock and 6250mhz memory clock.

Here is the last score I posted to Futuremark

http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4881244