NVIDIA Releases Cyberpunk 2077 Game Ready Drivers

NVIDIA has officially released their Game Ready Drivers for Cyberpunk 2077. These drivers will provide the most optimized gaming experience for all the GeForce RTX and GeForce GTX graphics card owners.

The Drivers have a file size of around 600MB. NVIDIA has also promised that they will include every performance tweaks & bug fixes in the day-1 patch, which will be released as soon as the game is released.

Below is the complete description for the Game Ready Drivers:

NVIDIA Control Panel

•Added Background Application Max Frame Rate control (Manage 3D Settings page)
•Added Color Accuracy Mode feature (Display > •Adjust Desktop Color Settings page)

Fixed Issues

•[Forza Motorsport 7]: The curb may display a black strip during a race on certain tracks. [2781776]

•When setting the refresh rate higher than 100Hz, the color format switches from RGB to ycbcr422. [3053990]

•[GeForce RTX 3090][SLI][G-SYNC]: When G-SYNC is enabled in SLI surround (3x monitors), the system locks up when launching a game. [3167493]

•[GeForce RTX 3-series]: NvAPI_GPU_GetGPUInfo() returns an incorrect number of GPU Tensor Cores. [3140329]

•[MPC-HC]: The video player crashes when playing 1088 pixel-width videos. [3148082]

•[5k display]: When the display is set to 5k resolution, you cannot set the color settings from the NVIDIA Control Panel > Change resolution page. Either the controls are greyed out or they revert to the default after applying any change. [200630939/3182567].

Known Issues

•[Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game. [3152190]

•[G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher-refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. [200667566]

•[Freestyle][Vulkan apps]: With the freestyle filters applied, a blue-screen crash occurs when pressing [Alt+Tab] while running Vulkan applications. [200667477]

•[YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. [3129705]
•[Notebook]: Some Pascal-based notebooks w/ high refresh rate displays may randomly drop to 60Hz during gameplay. [3009452]

•[G-Sync][Vulkan Apps]: Performance drop occurs when using G-SYNC and switching from full-screen mode to windowed mode using the in-game settings. [200681477]. To workaround, either launch the game in windowed mode directly or disable G-SYNC.

•[GeForce RTX 3070][Clone Mode]: When the resolution is set to 2560×1440 @ 144Hz, the performance state is stuck at maximum performance. [200678414]

•[NVIDIA Turing or later][Windows Movies and TV Player]: When playing a 4k video in fullscreen mode on a 2560×1440 HDR monitor, the video extends beyond the edge of the screen. [3186830]


Along with the game support, these drivers also feature support for five new G-SYNC Compatible displays, monitors.

In other news, Acer, Gigabyte, MSI, and Philips will launch their new G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors this month. Moreover, Alienware has released their new G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors, 27″ AW2721D and 38″ curved ultrawide AW3821DW.

Both the monitors feature a new edge-lit IPS display along with the VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification. They also feature G-SYNC ULTIMATE processors; the processors provide the very best G-SYNC variable refresh rate experience.

Via Nvidia