Download the GeForce 313.96 Beta driver. This is the recommended GeForce driver for the Crysis 3 Multiplayer Open Beta. It delivers a smoother gaming experience, and boosts SLI performance by up to 65%. EA’s recommended GeForce GPU for Crysis 3 is a GeForce GTX 560 or higher. For the Hi-Performance PC Specification, EA recommends GeForce GTX 680.
Other highlights include sizeable SLI and single-GPU performance gains of up to 27% in Assassin’s Creed III, 19% in Civilization V, 14% in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, 14% in DiRT 3, 11% in Just Cause 2, 10% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution, 10% in F1 2012, and 10% in Far Cry 3.
Rounding out the release is a SLI profile for the newly released DmC: Devil May Cry, and an updated profile for the free-to-play, third-person co-op shooter, Warframe.
GeForce 313.96 drivers fix an installation issue reported with GeForce 313.95 drivers with international (non-English) driver packages.
New in GeForce R313 Drivers
Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 310.90 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
GeForce GTX 690:
Up to 65% in Crysis 3
Up to 24% in Assassin’s Creed III
Up to 15% in Civilization V
Up to 14% in Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Up to 12% in Dirt 3
Up to 11% in Just Cause 2
Up to 9% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Up to 8% in Far Cry 2
Up to 7% in Far Cry 3
Up to 7% in Batman: Arkham City
Up to 7% in Dragon Age II
Up to 5% in Battlefield 3
Up to 4% in Shogun: Total War
Up to 4% in Stalker: Call of Pripyat
GeForce GTX 670:
Up to 28% in Assassin’s Creed III
Up to 11% in Civilization V
Up to 8% in Far Cry 3
Up to 6% in Just Cause 2
Up to 5% in Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Up to 5% in Dirt 3
Up to 5% in Batman: Arkham City
Up to 5% in Far Cry 2
Up to 4% in Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Up to 3% in Shogun: Total War
Up to 3% in Stalker: Call of Pripyat
NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
Crysis 3 – updated SLI profile
Warframe– updated SLI profile
DmC: Devil May Cry– added SLI profile
Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit.
Installs PhysX System Software 9.12.1031.
Installs HD Audio v126.96.36.199
Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.