This is a reference driver that can be installed on supported NVIDIA notebook GPUs. However, please note that your notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for your specific notebook on their website. NVIDIA recommends that you check with your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.
New in Release 305.93:
- The R304 drivers are the third ‘Optimal Drivers for Enterprise’, a release dedicated to relatively long term stability for ISV certification, OEMs, and Enterprise customers.
- Added support for CUDA 5.0.
- Windows 7 and later: Implemented support for DirectX stereoscopic 3D.
Workstation Warp & Intensity Adjustment Enhancement
- Windows 7 only: Added support via NVAPI for per - pixel black level adjustment.
- Workstation: Windows 7 and later
- Implemented support for advanced profiles.
The following were introduced in Release 302 (NVWMI 2.6):
- Implemented support for display profiles.
- Implemented support for nView Desktop Manager‐related profiles.
- Overhaul of display‐related classes:
- Class Monitor renamed to Display
- Class DisplaySource and DisplayTarget are deprecated. DisplayTarget and DisplaySource methods are moved to DisplayGrid and Display.
NVIDIA Control Panel
- Workstation Category Manage Maximus Settings ‐ Windows 7 and later, introduced in Release 302
- New page to support NVIDIA Maximus technology. NVIDIA Maximus technology uses multiple NVIDIA GPUs in the system – at least one NVIDIA Quadro GPU dedicated to Interactive Design, and at least one NVIDIA Tesla GPU dedicated to computational simulation or computational rendering.
System Topology Viewer updated and enhanced
Workstation application compatibility fixes.
- Support for OpenGL 4.2 on the Quadro series cards and higher
- Support for the Open Computing Language (OpenCL) 1.1 in Quadro FX Series x700 and newer as well as the FX4600 and FX5600
- Support for DirectX11
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