Nvidia GeForce and Studio Driver 511.17 supports RTX 3080
Nvidia GeForce and Studio Driver 511.17 supports RTX 3080

There is a new GeForce and Studio driver ready for download that brings support for 12 GB RAM RTX 3080 video cards.

New in the Nvidia Studio Driver Version 511.17 WHQL

NVIDIA Studio Drivers provide artists, creators, and 3D developers with the best performance and reliability when working with creative applications.

To achieve the highest level of reliability, Studio Drivers undergo extensive testing against multi-app creator workflows and multiple revisions of the top creative applications from Adobe to Autodesk and beyond.


The January NVIDIA Studio Driver provides optimal support for the latest new creative
applications announced at CES 2022. This includes the general availability of NVIDIA Omniverse and the latest update for NVIDIA Canvas, which adds higher resolution exports and five new materials.


Includes support for the 12GB GeForce RTX 3080. Learn more about these new releases in our January Studio Blog.

New Features and Other Changes

  • Added support for the new NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB GPU.

Fixed in Nvidia GeForce and Studio Driver 511.17

  • [Detroit Become Human]: Random stuttering/freezing in the game.
  • Flickering/disappearing text when using 12-bit colors
  • [HDR] [G-Sync]: The mouse pointer gets stuck in the NVIDIA Control Panel after turning on HDR in Windows Settings or after switching G-Sync.