Nvidia releases GeForce 387.92 WHQL drivers; fixes Windows 10 Night light

Nvidia has released its latest WHQL-certified Game Ready drivers, which bump up the version to 387.92 from the 385.69 WHQL drivers released only a few weeks ago.

This release focuses on improvements to the Middle Earth: Shadow of War series that will be released today - Nvidia is still giving away a free copy of the game on Steam, redeemable via its GeForce Experience suite. All you have to do is buy one of the company's two high-end GPUs, the GTX 1080 or the GTX 1080 Ti. Details on how to redeem a copy, which will remain open until Oct 16th (or until supplies last) can be found here.

In addition, Nvidia claims that this driver introduces "performance improvements of between 15-25%, depending on your system configuration, in the recently-released Forza Motorsport 7." If you're thinking of getting the game, which rated highly here at Neowin, you can read our review of Forza Motorsport 7 here.

The driver also comes with a few new features, changes, and some known issues, a portion of which are listed below, for the full release notes and driver download see the links at the bottom of this article.

New features:

  • Added support for OpenGL 4.61
  • Added NVIDIA GameStream support for HDR under Windows 10
  • Added Fast Sync support for SLI
    Fast Sync under SLI is available only on the following 'bridged' SLI configurations:
    - NVIDIA Maxwell GPUs: Any resolution less than 4k
    - NVIDIA Pascal & later GPUs: Any resolution

Important Changes:

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved
in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver
version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

  • [SLI][Intel X299]: Low GPU usage resulting in poor performance occurs with the X299.[200331424]
  • [YouTube]: With Fast Sync enabled, twitching occurs in full-screen YouTube videos while moving the mouse cursor.[1983056]
  • [Discord]: Share FPS overlay appears in the application. [1965135]
  • [HTC Vive]: VR view may jump at random times. [1959607]
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel]: Custom resolutions are not preserved after updating the driver. [1996941] Win10
  • [NVIDIA Control Panel][ASUS 4k display]: "Use NVIDIA Color Setting” is not preserved after updating or rolling back the driver. [200348193]
  • Lines flash across the screen momentarily while booting into Windows. [200339233]

Known issues:

Windows 10 Issues

  • [SLI][GeForce GTX 780 Ti]: There is no display output when connecting the DisplayPort and two DVI monitors. [1835763]
  • [GeForce GTX 1070][Adobe Reader 3D]: There is corruption in the PDF. [1992456]
  • [GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based)]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripper-enabled motherboard. [1973303]
  • [Photoshop CC 2017]: “Photoshop has encountered a problem with the display driver...” error message appears when selecting Path Blur after first launch of the application. [200352926]
  • [Notebook][MS Hybrid][HDR]: On Hybrid systems where the discrete GPU drives the primary display, there is momentary corruption before a streaming game goes into full-screen mode. [200349552]
  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 1080][G-Sync]: Stuttering occurs while playing games such as Doom, CS Go, and Witcher 3 on the external display. [1995267]
  • [Notebook][GM204]: Alienware laptops with GM204 GPUs are not included in this driver release. Support for these products will be added in the next driver. [200333878]

Windows 7 Issues

  • [Photoshop CC 2017]: “Photoshop has encountered a problem with the display driver...” error message appears when selecting Path Blur after first launch of the application. [200352926]
  • [Notebook][GM204]: Alienware laptops with GM204 GPUs are not included in this driver release. Support for these products will be added in the next driver. [200333878]

And finally, for those that have been installing Insider builds of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you may be pleased to know that Night light and f.lux issues have been fixed with this driver, so you should be able to safely update. Previous unreleased GeForce drivers that were force installed with each Insider build (v387.68 and 387.78) broke a number of features within games and other apps.

Download: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 | Windows 10 - 32 bit
Download: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 | Windows 10 - 64 bit - Release notes for 387.92

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