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Finally a safe place to download alternative DLSS versions

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In a display of camaraderie for fellow gamers and graphic fidelity nerds, Techpowerup (opens in new tab) has stepped in to host a repository of Nvidia DLSS client libraries. That means an easy, safe download for anyone wishing to swap out their DLSS library file for another version.

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The ability to go into a chosen game's files and replace the DLSS library with another lets you easily change up feature sets to get the quality and performance you want. Great for benchmarking or simply rolling back to a version that works better with a different game. Sadly where the different versions of DLSS software were being shared around the internet previous to this, there was a chance of opening yourself up to hackers and their sneaky malware.

In comes Techpowerup with a solution: host the repository (opens in new tab) somewhere users can trust, so no one has to resort to back alley dodgy dealing. At the time of writing, the site had accumulated 23 verified versions of DLSS, and is asking for submissions to help the collection grow.

There have been some concerns raised in the comments section about this being an illicit activity, with one commenter querying, "Isn't this illegally redistributing licensed code?" To which editor and senior moderator btarunr (opens in new tab) replied simply, "We're not distributing code."

There you have it—a totally legal, non-virus-riddled repository for the many versions of Nvidia DLSS. Hats off to the Techpowerup team for getting this together.

Katie Wickens
Hardware Writer

Screw sports, Katie would rather watch Intel, AMD and Nvidia go at it. Having been obsessed with computers and graphics for three long decades, she took Game Art and Design up to Masters level at uni, and has been demystifying tech and science—rather sarcastically—for two years since. She can be found admiring AI advancements, scrambling for scintillating Raspberry Pi projects, preaching cybersecurity awareness, sighing over semiconductors, and gawping at the latest GPU upgrades. She's been heading the PCG Steam Deck content hike, while waiting patiently for her chance to upload her consciousness into the cloud.