About Windows 8 Drivers
One of the hardest parts of upgrading your operating system is finding compatible drivers. Many Windows 8 users faced this problem, when they upgraded to the new OS. Of course, before they launched the new OSMicrosoft made sure that all essential Windows 8 drivers were packed in. High performance drivers for Windows 8 PC gaming, however, took some more time to come through.
More graphics drivers released for Windows 8.1 OS
Similarly, for the latest Windows 8.1 OS, PC gamers have been waiting for more high performance graphics drivers that will optimize the running of many of their favourite high graphics PC game titles. Just like in the case of Windows 8 drivers, it is expected to take Graphic Card manufacturers a few months to release the new Windows 8.1 drivers for latest gaming titles.
But anxious Windows 8.1 PC gamers can make do with the beta versions of Windows 8.1 drivers released by these graphics card manufacturers, to fill the gap. All PC gaming enthusiasts are aware of the performance issues and sluggishness that often affect new gaming titles, when latest graphics drivers are not available.
To reduce the time lag between release of new gaming titles and of graphics drivers needed for running them, most graphic card manufacturers are releasing beta versions of their latest drivers still in the testing phase. If you are trying out any of the new generation PC game titles, you need to install the latest beta version Windows 8.1 drivers from NVidia, AMD, etc. There is no need to wait around for full version drivers.
Beta Version Graphics Drivers
NVidia and AMD releasing new beta version drivers
Recently, graphics card manufacturers NVidia and AMD announced the release of beta versions of their latest graphics drivers. These graphics drivers, Nvidia GeForce 331.40 and AMD Catalyst 13.10, are now available for download online.
The NVidia GeForce 331.40 beta driver will improve graphics performance with latest gaming titles like Battlefield 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, Drying Light, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Crysis, Battlefield 3, F1 2013, Dirty Bomb, etc. AMD Catalyst 13.10 driver will provide more graphics support for Saints Row 4, Splinter Cell Blacklist, Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Total War Rome 2, etc.
So, if you are going to try any of the above-mentioned gaming titles, install these beta drivers for your AMD or NVidia GeForce card to derive optimum graphics performance.
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