NVIDIA has just published its latest graphics card drivers, 417.71 WHQL which add support for the new RTX 2060 as well as support for Active Sync monitors. We learned earlier in a ground-breaking release during CES that NVIDIA was finally going to start offering compatibility for select FreeSync, or VESA Adaptive-Sync. Support for these select monitors comes as s driver update which this particular driver provides. No additional hardware purchases is required.
As the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 was just released, the new driver also adds support for this particular card. The RTX 2060 falls in the budget-performance tier of NVIDIA’s current RTX graphics card lineup.
NVIDIA 417.71 WHQL Features
- G-SYNC Compatible Support – NVIDIA G-SYNC can now be used to activate the VRR features of G-SYNC Compatible displays. G-SYNC Compatible displays have been validated by NVIDIA to not show pulsing, flickering, or other artifacts during VRR gaming.
- G-SYNC on G-SYNC Compatible displays is supported only with NVIDIA Pascal and later GPU architectures.
- Only single displays are currently supported; multiple monitors can be connected but no more than one display should have G-SYNC enabled.
- Includes support for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics cards as well as support for G-SYNC compatible monitors.