Nvidia has launched a brand new GeForce hotfix driver, model 526.61, to repair some very problematic points surrounding, its earlier Sport Prepared Driver, 526.47.
There are a selection of fixes on this launch however the headline repair addresses an influence consumption problem the place the GPU might be caught in its most efficiency state – P0, after exiting sure video games. Different fixes are for Name of Responsibility: Trendy Warfare 2, the place a corruption problem involving an involuntary display screen flash can happen whereas taking part in the sport. The ultimate repair is for VTube Studio, to cease the app from crashing to a black display screen.
If you’re having these points, putting in Nvidia’s hotfix is certainly value your time. Alternatively, if this hotfix driver has stability points in different areas, then reverting to the earlier 522.25 driver could be a resolution as effectively. Simply beware that driver 526.61 and now this 526.47 hotfix driver are the one supported drivers for Nvidia’s GDDR6X model of the 3060 Ti and 8GB model of the 3060 – so reverting to older drivers is not going to work on this case.
To shortly recap, Nvidia’s 526.47 driver is a hotfix for Game Ready Driver 526.61, (opens in new tab) which introduced a number of updates to GeForce customers, together with Sport Prepared assist for 2 new titles Victoria 3 and WRC Generations – The FIA WRC Official Sport, and once more assist for the brand new variations of Nvidia’s RTX 3060 Ti and RTX 3060.
The RTX 3060 Ti now has a brand new mannequin with quicker GDDR6X video reminiscence, this may convey an enormous increase to the 3060 Ti’s reminiscence bandwidth, with a soar from GDDR6 14Gbps modules to 19Gbps GDDR6X modules. Leading to a 35% soar in bandwidth from 448GB/s to 608GB/s. 3060 Ti GDDR6X playing cards can be found now with AIB companions such Asus launching the cards 12 days ago.
Nvidia additionally launched a nerfed version of the RTX 3060 with 8GB of VRAM as a substitute of 12GB. This alteration additionally led to a reminiscence bus width discount to 128-bits huge, which cuts the reminiscence bandwidth by 33% from 360GB/s to only 240GB/s. We do not know what availability or pricing seems like for this card, however it ought to land someplace in-between the RTX 3050 and RTX 3060 12GB/s MSRP, to justify the nerfed reminiscence specs.