Nvidia Creator Ready drivers because creatives use GeForce, too

CNET | 3/26/2019 | Lori Grunin
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Nvidia's new Creator Ready driver track finally acknowledges the hordes of GeForce owners who use its less-expensive gaming-optimized consumer cards with professional applications. It's mostly about "cadence": Creator Ready is a slower, more stable driver update track than its Game Ready drivers, which update every time a popular new game comes out. It also sounds like Nvidia is placing more weight on testing them with the applications than it does with the Game Ready drivers.

Nvidia also claims speed improvements with Adobe Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC, Blender Cycles and Cinema 4D. Plus, there's specific acceleration support with RTX cards for Unreal Engine 4.22, Photoshop Lightroom CC (hopefully Nvidia really means Lightroom Classic CC), Substance Designer and Redcine-X Pro 51.

Nvidia - Distinction - Quadro - Graphics - Cards

Nvidia has long maintained a firm distinction between workstation-certified Quadro graphics cards and its gaming-optimized -- and much cheaper -- GeForce cards, despite the fact that the actual line between the two is a lot fuzzier in practice. But 2019 is The Year of the Buzzword "Creative," so it looks like the company is unclenching a bit on its drivers for Turing- and Pascal-based GeForce cards and as far back as the Volta-based Titan V. The driver applies to Quadro cards, as well.

This move was likely intended to pacify game streamers (real game...
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