Note: NVIDIA actively fixes issues and updates their drivers. Please follow the instructions below to get the latest update. This can have a significant impact on Rhino's stability.
These instructions are for computers that have NVIDIA Quadro graphics hardware.
To complete these instructions you must know:
If you are not sure of any of these, please go to our Rhino Video Troubleshooting section for additional instructions.
Before updating your video drivers we recommend creating a System Restore point on your computer in case the changes need to be rolled back. Instructions for a System Restore.
If the NVIDIA graphics driver version is equal to or larger (newer), than 340.66. This was the first driver to work. Most subsequent drivers have been fine.
If the NVIDIA graphics driver version is less than 340.66, or more than 6 months old, then update the driver by following the instructions below.
Note: We recommend using the “Workstation App - Dynamic Streaming” setting. The Advanced Streaming option may be a little faster but less stable.
With VSync on:
Command: _TestMaxSpeed Time to regen viewport 100 times = 1.66 seconds. (60.39 FPS)
With Vsync off:
Command: _TestMaxSpeed Time to regen viewport 100 times = 0.08 seconds. (1265.82 FPS)
The most recent and ongoing discussion about Rhino and NVIDIA cards here: http://discourse.mcneel.com/t/quadro-drivers-updated-good-news/11197/4