Nvidia targets latency with new GeForce drivers

Nvidia targets latency with new GeForce drivers

Graphics hardware giant Nvidia has added in a new feature in its latest GeForce drivers that will help handle latency. 

As detailed in a post on its website, the firm has introduced a new feature that lets users choose a maximum value for frame rates that apparently will help bring down latency. This also helps users save power, too, and is surely a win for gamers playing on laptops using Nvidia's tech.

The firm claims that this is the number one requested feature from its audience and revealed the software update in time for this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. 

It's possible this has also been introduced to assist Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud streaming platform, which has been in beta for some time, as well as its Nvidia Shield tablet hardware.

This latest driver update also introduces variable rate supersampling (VRSS) which improves how games in virtual reality.

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