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  1.    02 Jan 2016 #231

    Had to stop using the latest driver 361.43
    PC was locking up randomly in windows, never got to try them in a game.
    went back to my older driver and everything's fine again
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  2.    12 Jan 2016 #232
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    San Diego, CA
    Posts : 1,687
    Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview x64

    New hotfix driver is up. 361.60

    This is a GeForce Hot Fix driver, version 361.60 that addresses the following issues:

    • Crashes in Photoshop & Illustrator
    • Install & clocking related issues
    https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answ...tail/a_id/3832
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  3.    12 Jan 2016 #233
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
    Thank you. First post updated.
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  4.    14 Jan 2016 #234
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 860
    Win 10 Home

    I had to reverse the last update, causing 2-3 second screen blackouts.
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  5.    27 Jan 2016 #235
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 157
    Win 10

    New 361.75 whql driver available.
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  6.    27 Jan 2016 #236
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,537
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)

    Do these driver updates really make much of a difference? It just seems that everytime the wind changes Nvidia have done yet another update. With so many updates in short spaces makes me wonder about the amount of QA testing.

    My old laptop still runs an AMD 6970m card with gpu drivers last updated about 4 years ago. Everything runs just fine. All the games I have run within reason well. My older laptop with Nvidia 8800 GTX has drivers that date back to 2008 in it and no such problems. It seems to me that drivers are pushed to accommodate game releases but shouldn't the likes of Nvidia and AMD be pushing the game manufacturers to make their game better and conform to their drivers rather than Nvidia and AMD bending their drivers to suit the games. That's why consoles are so much simpler. GPU updates are another those windows things that are risky aspect to update, things can get broken or maybe a game that we liked stops running as well/or stops working because of a driver change that was done to accommodate some recent release. A case example is a couple posts pack where the new drivers were causing black screens every few seconds forcing a rollback.

    Currently I have the Nvidia 980ti in my desktop which came around October/November time. So the driver version in it is around 355/356 (I forget). So by my reckoning I'll just leave those in for a few years. It just seems to be a total overkill on gpu driver updates.
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  7.    27 Jan 2016 #237
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 860
    Win 10 Home

    99% are game updates to keep up to speed on current releases. Occasionally there may be a fix mixed in, I think!
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  8.    27 Jan 2016 #238
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    United States
    Posts : 45
    WIN10/WIN7ULT

    Most new drivers are released to support big game releases that require changes to the driver or simply the addition of an SLI profile etc..
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  9.    27 Jan 2016 #239
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 1,537
    Windows 10 Pro (64 bit)

    Ok. Just seems that maybe the games should themselves adapt to the driver rather than the other way round. Seems one of the main reasons is SLI or Crossfire. I never use them so I guess that minimises the amount of problems I see.
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  10.    27 Jan 2016 #240
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Gramps View Post
    New 361.75 whql driver available.
    This update does seem to be about accommodating new games:

    http://www.nvidia.com/download/drive...px/97765/en-us

    Nothing stated about improvements/fixes for Windows.
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