AMD and Nvidia released their newer WHQL certified drivers few days ago.
AMD released 13.9 WHQL drivers, which is their fist Windows 8.1 certified driver. The company didn’t point out which games have performance boost, but the following are the list of issues that are fixed:
- Severe flicker in Far Cry® 3 game cinematic that may continue into gameplay.
- BSOD crash when enabling CrossFire in the AMD Catalyst Control Center after installing a third AMD Radeon HD7790 graphics card.
- BSOD crash in Windows 8 when display turns off (idle/sleep mode).
- AMD Catalyst Control Center crash after creating an Eyefinity Group.
- Disappearing mouse cursor in Windows 8 after completing the AMD Catalyst Driver installation and rebooting the system.
- Cyberlink PowerDVD stop working with a pop-up error message during playback of a Blu-Ray movie under Power Saving mode.
- When Dual Graphics is disabled within AMD Catalyst Control Center, the secondary display connected may not enable.
- Frame drops experienced during playback of interlaced Blu-Ray content when all visual quality settings are enabled in AMD Catalyst Control Center.
- Significant game performance slowdowns when moving the mouse cursor in World of Warcraft using DirectX 9 rendering mode.
- Anti-aliasing and anisotropic filtering settings saved within created AMD Catalyst Control Center application profiles do not apply correctly.
- Windows 8 Metro applications experience very low FPS when Dual Graphics is enabled in the AMD Catalyst Control Center.
The latest AMD drivers can be downloaded from here.
Nvidia 327.23 WHQL drivers comes with a fix for 400/500/600/700 Series. The following are the performance boost and implementations:
- GeForce GTX 770:
Up to 15% in Dirt: Showdown
Up to 6% in Tomb Raider
- GeForce GTX 770 SLI:
Up to 19% in Dirt: Showdown
Up to 11% in F1 2012
- SLI Technology:
Added SLI profile for Splinter Cell: Blacklist
Added SLI profile for Batman: Arkham Origins
Enables GeForce to SHIELD streaming. Learn more here.
- 4K Displays
Adds support for additional tiled 4K displays
Adds support for 4K FCAT testing
Extended support for tiled 4K features
The latest Nvidia drivers can be downloaded from here.