NVIDIA’s 311.50 Quadro Certified Graphics Driver Is Now Available for Download

The new driver version is compatible with both notebook and desktop graphics cards

By on April 18th, 2013 07:18 GMT

NVIDIA has launched the 311.50 graphics driver version targeted at the Quadro, Tesla, and GRID desktop series, and Quadro notebook series graphics cards. The packages bring workstation compatibility fixes as well as performance enhancements over previous versions.

As for compatibility, the notebook graphics driver is developed only for Microsoft’s Windows 7 and 8 OSes, and in addition to that, the desktop version is compatible with Windows XP and Vista platforms. Nevertheless, both 32- and 64-bit versions are supported.

The XP-compatible files fix the Wildfire 5.0 performance issue that was spotted when Occus benchmark was used. The other packages include this fix as well, but not only that. They resolve the Autodesk Inventor corruption problem and Femap VBO memory leak issue.

Moreover, blue-crash doesn’t occur when connecting a second monitor through NVIDIA Control Panel, Quadro FX 3600M crash issue is now history, and Quadro 4000 has higher performance while performing an FBO upload or PBO readback on a multi-GPU system.

As always, before updating, NVIDIA recommends that nTune is uninstalled and SLI Mosaic mode is disabled so that the installation be a clean one. Afterwards, you can come back to the original configuration.

Now, follow the link below and choose the correct file for you system configuration.

NVIDIA Quadro Certified Graphics Driver 311.50 

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