NVIDIA Issue GeForce 344.65 WHQL Game Ready Drivers For Assassins Creed Unity

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅11.11.2014 16:31:47




NVIDIA have today rolled out their driver update for one of this week's biggest game releases: Assassins Creed Unity. The GeForce 344.65 WHQL includes optimisations for single and multi-GPU configuration, and also bundles in the performance updates for the recent Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Civilization: Beyond Earth Game Ready driver sets.

NVIDIA have also published an article detailing some of the exclusive technology within Assassins Creed Unity and how to get the best out of your NVIDIA GPU here. Note that they reiterate the GeForce GTX 680 /w 2GB VRAM minimum hardware requirements (on low quality settings), so bear this in mind before purchasing the game.

Release Notes

What’s New in Version 344.65

The new GeForce Game Ready driver, release 344.65 WHQL, includes improvements that allow GeForce owners to continue to have the ultimate gaming platform. In addition, this Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you'll have the best possible gaming experience for Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Game Ready Best gaming experience for Assassin’s Creed: Unity.

Software Modules

NVIDIA PhysX System Software - version 9.14.0702

* NVIDIA GPU PhysX acceleration is available only on systems with GeForce 8-series and later GPUs with a minimum of 256 MB dedicated graphics memory.
* NVIDIA GPU PhysX acceleration is not available if there is a non-NVIDIA graphics processor in the system, even if it is not used for rendering.

HD Audio Driver - version 1.3.32.1

CUDA - version 6.5

GeForce Experience - 16.13.65.2

Application Profiles

Added or updated the following profiles:

• Assassin's Creed: Unity - SLI profile added
• Heroes of the Storm - SLI profile added
• Ryse: Son of Rome - SLI: modified the cache size threshold to improve SLI performance and reduce stuttering
• Train Simulator 2015 - SLI profile added

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following profiles:

• Dead Rising 3 – Not Recommended
• Strife – rated as Fair

3D Compatibility Mode Support

Support for 3D Compatibility Mode has been added for the following games:

• Dead Rising 3 – rated as Excellent
• Strife – rated as Excellent


The GeForce 344.65 WHQL Game Ready driver can be downloaded from geforce.com/drivers or via the GeForce Experience app. Assassins Creed Unity is released today in the US, on the 13th of November in other regions. Ubisoft have indicated that a Day 1 patch will also be issued to fix other performance issues seen in pre-release and review copies of the game.

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