NVIDIA releases driver that promises big leaps in DirectX 12

The 552.25 update promises to improve frame rates for games that suffer from CPU limitations

Released this Wednesday (12) to celebrate the launch of the GeForce RTX 4090, New NVIDIA 522.25 driver It promises big leaps forward in performance-based gaming DirectX 12. According to the company, Titles like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla will receive up to 25% higher frame rates. With the update installed.

It also promises noticeable improvements for titles such as Cyberpunk 2077 (20%), control (6%) and Call of Duty: Vanguard (12%) depending on the resolution the titles are played at. According to the company, this is the result of “Improved shader build optimization and reduced CPU overhead“, notes that the driver will also present New Resizable BAR profiles for Forza Horizon 5 and F1 22.

According to NVIDIA, Performance improvements are focused on its line of GeForce RTX GPUs and mostly appear in titles known for the performance limitations brought by CPUs. It states that the corrections have been made Allows you to make more use of the capabilities of the graphics cardresulting in the performance gains promised — click here to download the 522.25 driver.

Games are enhanced by NVIDIA 522.25 driver

  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla – up to 25% (1080p)
  • Battlefield 2042 – up to 7% (1080p)
  • Cross-border 3 – up to 8% (1080p)
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard – up to 12% (4K)
  • control – up to 6% (4K)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 – up to 20% (1080p)
  • F1 22: – up to 17% (4K)
  • Far away 6 – up to 5% (1440p)
  • Forza Horizon 5 – up to 8% (1080P)
  • Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition – up to 8% (4k)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – up to 7% (1080p)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider – up to 5% (1080p)
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 – up to 5% (1080p)
  • WatchDogs: Legion – up to 9% (1440p)

The driver marks the official debut of DLSS 3

The update also notes Official debut of DLSS 3 technology In games like Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered and Vivid Memory: Infinite. The solution promises to further increase the performance gains of the RTX 4090 line through a new generation frame system developed by NVIDIA.

Although the manufacturer has stated that the feature only works on their new line of hardwarePlayers have already discovered that this is not necessarily true. On the NVIDIA subreddit, user “JusDax” reported that he managed to enable the DLSS 3 frame generator on his RTX 2070 – which, despite some instability issues, Cyberpunk 2077 caused a significant increase in performance.

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See the difference DLSS3 makes in different games with Ray Tracing enabled


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