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New Nvidia GeForce graphics card driver released - version 531.68

New Nvidia Game Ready WHQL driver optimizes performance in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Dead Island 2, while adding support for new G-Sync compatible monitors.

Jedi Survivor RTX 4070

A new Nvidia driver has been released for the company’s GeForce graphics cards, which the company says will provide the “best gaming experience” in new games Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Dead Island 2.

This latest release quickly follows the GeForce RTX 4070 driver that came out last week. You can read all about this new GPU in our full GeForce RTX 4070 review, and the new Nvidia WHQL Game Ready 531.68 driver not only supports this new GPU, but also adds support for several new G-Sync compatible gaming monitors from AOC and Dell.

If Nvidia awards an adaptive sync monitor with “G-Sync compatible” validation, this means it’s certified to have a variable refresh rate range of at least 2.4:1 (60Hz-144Hz is a common example), and that it doesn’t suffer from flickering or blanking image quality issues.

These are the G-Sync compatible monitors supported by Nvidia driver 531.68:

Model HDR Size Panel type Resolution
AOC Q27G3Z Yes 27″ IPS 2,560 x 1,440
AOC U32G3X No 32″ IPS 3,840 x 2,160
Dell G2524H No 24.5″ IPS 1,920 x 1,080
Dell G2724D Yes 27″ IPS 2,560 x 1,440
Dell AW2724DM Yes 27″ IPS 2,560 x 1,440

You can download Nvidia GeForce driver 531.68 for Windows 10 and 11 from the Nvidia website here.

Nvidia’s last driver, version 531.61, first introduced support for the GeForce RTX 4070, which is detailed in the video below.

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Nvidia driver 531.68 bug fixes

Three bugs have also been fixed in Nvidia GeForce driver 531.68. Immortals Fenyx Rising should now no longer randomly crash to the desktop – a problem that was seen by some people when updating to driver 531.41.

Shadowplay also no longer gets incorrectly engaged in EA’s Play application, and enabling Nvidia Reflex in Counter-Strike 2 should no longer reduce performance either.

Nvidia driver 531.68 known issues

  • Toggling HDR on and off in-game causes game stability issues when non-native resolution is used. [3624030]
  • Monitor may briefly flicker on waking from display sleep if DSR/DLDSR is enabled. [3592260]
  • [Halo Wars 2] In-game foliage is larger than normal and displays constant flickering [3888343]
  • [GeForce RTX 4090] Watch Dogs 2 may display flickering when staring at the sky [3858016]
  • Increase in DPC latency observed in Latencymon [3952556]
  • Applying GeForce Experience Freestyle filters cause games to crash [4008945]

You can read the full Nvidia GeForce driver 531.68 release notes on the Nvidia website here.

Which GPUs run Nvidia driver 531.68

Nvidia Titan Series

Nvidia Titan RTX, Titan V, Titan XP, Titan X (Pascal), GeForce GTX Titan X

GeForce RTX 40 Series

GeForce RTX 4090, GeForce RTX 4080, GeForce RTX 4070 Ti, GeForce RTX 4070

GeForce RTX 30 Series

GeForce RTX 3090 Ti, GeForce RTX 3090, GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, GeForce RTX 3080, GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, GeForce RTX 3070, GeForce RTX 3060, GeForce RTX 3050

GeForce RTX 20 Series

GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, GeForce RTX 2080 Super, GeForce RTX 2080, GeForce RTX 2070 Super, GeForce RTX 2070, GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, GeForce RTX 2060

GeForce 16 Series

GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, GeForce GTX 1660, GeForce GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1630

GeForce 10 Series

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030, GeForce GT 1010

GeForce 900 Series

GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series

GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745

There’s nothing majorly new with this driver update, but it’s good to see Nvidia regularly squashing bugs and adding G-Sync support for new active sync monitors. If you’re looking to upgrade your graphics card, then make sure you check out our guide to the best graphics card, which details several options to suit a range of budgets.