nVIDIA GeForce Driver v388.13 Findings & Fixes

Discussion in 'Gaming (Software and Graphics Cards)' started by Phoenix, Oct 30, 2017.

  1. Mr. Fox

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    Agreed... MSI AB is definitely better than Shadowplay, IMHO. I totally despise GFE crapware and don't want it installed on anything. Mirillis Action! is also really good for capture. I primarily use EVGA Precision X OC for my systems. I prefer it, plus it offers me slightly better features for my EVGA 1080 Ti SC2 than MSI AB does.
     
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    yrekabakery Notebook Guru

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    How's the performance? Last time I used Afterburner to record while playing PlanetSide 2, it dropped my FPS by over 50% and introduced tons of micrstutter. That's why I don't use it anymore. ShadowPlay on the other hand has a negligible impact, less than 5%. I'm still using old GeForce Experience v2.11.4.0 with the latest drivers.
     
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    I recorded 4K gameplay using shadowplay yesterday. Didn't seem to affect gameplay at all. Worked great, game was still snappy and fluid.
     
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    I know about ShadowPlay, but I was asking about Afterburner.
     
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    Uses the same CUDA encoder/decoder as ShadowPlay w/o any bloatware and can be tweaked further for max quality.
     
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    100% true. I think many people prefer point and click gaming. Some just like easy and some do not know enough to do more than that. I find it extremely irritating to have any part of GFE fecesware installed on my systems. It is too much like a virus to allow it to be resident.
     
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    SMOKE_SKULL Notebook Deity

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    My quick record button stopped functioning after install. I did a double uninstall using the DDU and its working again. Also I was getting bright sprites on the edges of everything until I did the double uninstall. I am running Win 10 Fall Creators.
     
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    Were you also experiencing those lines as in the screenshot i posted on the previous page? I have already uninstalled the drivers two times and rolled back to 380.00 using DDU but ain't nothing working with nvidia :cool:

    On a side note i have tried to record some footage of GTA IV using MSI AB and for some reason i was getting half the fps (with a lower GPU usage) recording with NVENC encoder on full frame settings and output .mkv since .avi isn't supported
     
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    There's an odd bug. If you change any settings of NVENC on the fly the resulting video simply shows a blackscreen. You need to close MSI AB and re-launch for settings to take affect.
     
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    No blackscreen there, MSI AB itself told me that .avi wasn't supported with the current NVENC settings, so the video was just fine but my ingame fps dropped to half when i started recording. I'll try again later with another game and see if anything changes.
     
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