Provides the optimal gaming experience for the latest new titles and updates.
November 9, 2020
Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.
Note to 32-bit Windows users: Beginning with the release of driver version 390, Nvidia will not be releasing any more drivers with support for 32-bit operating systems. Both Windows and Linux users will be required to upgrade to a 64-bit system should they wish to use the most up-to-date drivers available.
Game Ready for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
This new Game Ready Driver provides support for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. In addition, this driver provides optimal day-1 support for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Godfall.
Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 457.30
The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.
Fixed Issues in this Release
[Warzone][RTX 30 series]: Users may see a drop in performance during gameplay.
[Notebook]: The internal panel flashes upon resume from sleep mode or from display off. 
As with every released driver, version 457.30 WHQL of the Release 455 driver has open issues and enhancement requests associated with it. This section includes lists of issues that are either not fixed or not implemented in this version. Some problems listed may not have been thoroughly investigated and, in fact, may not be NVIDIA issues. Others may have workaround solutions. For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your particular notebook.
Windows 10 Issues
[Steam VR game]: Stuttering and lagging occur upon launching a game. 
[G-SYNC][NVIDIA Ampere GPU architecture]: GPU power consumption may increase in idle mode on systems using certain higher refresh-rate G-SYNC monitors. 
[Freestyle/Ansel]: After launching and then closing Star Wars: Squadrons, Freestyle/Ansel stops working on supported games. 
To work around, reset the NVIDIA Control Panel global 3D settings. Open the NVIDIA Control Panel > Manage 3D Settings page, then select the Global Settings tab, click Restore and then click Yes at the confirmation dialog.
[Freestyle][Vulkan apps]: With the freestyle filters applied, a blue-screen crash occurs when pressing [Alt+Tab] while running Vulkan applications. 
[Sunset Overdrive]: The game may display random green corruption if Depth of Field is enabled from in-game settings. 
[Forza Motorsport 7]: The curb may display a black strip during a race on certain tracks. 
[YouTube]: Video playback stutters while scrolling down the YouTube page. 
When setting the refresh rate higher than 100Hz, the color format switches from RGB to ycbcr422. 
[Notebook]: Some Pascal-based notebooks w/ high refresh rate displays may randomly drop to 60Hz during gameplay.