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NVIDIA Studio Driver 451.77 Update: DirectX 12 Ultimate, Vulkan 1.2, CUDA 11.0

07/16/2020 Windows 10 update

The new version of NVIDIA Studio Driver 451.77 for Windows 10 provides full support for the new graphics APIs – DirectX 12 Ultimate, Vulkan 1.2 and CUDA 11.0, and also supports hardware acceleration of the GPU scheduler in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update.

NVIDIA Studio Drivers provide artists, content creators, and 3D developers with the best performance and reliability when working with creative applications. To achieve a high level of reliability, Studio drivers are rigorously tested to match application developer workflows and many versions of the best creative applications from Adobe to Autodesk.

NVIDIA Studio Driver 451.77 WHQL update adds support for a number of new and improved technologies. Among them, full support for DirectX 12 Ultimate, Vulkan 1.2, CUDA 11.0, and hardware acceleration features of the Windows 10 GPU scheduler, version 2004.

Support for the new DirectX 12 Ultimate graphics API includes support for DirectX Raytracing (DXR) version 1.1, as well as support for Mesh shaders, energy-efficient Sampler Feedback technology, and Variable-Rate Shading (VRS) shading.

In addition, the new driver provides optimal support and bug fixes for the latest creative applications from Adobe, Autodesk, Blender, Chaos and Corel.

Download and install

To download and install the latest NVIDIA Studio Driver, simply launch NVIDIA GeForce Experience, go to the Drivers tab, click the three dots menu in the upper right corner of the page, and check if the Studio driver is selected. Then click the Download button to start the installation process.

You can also download and install the latest driver from our website: