Creator Ready Driver releases are timed to key creative application updates, ensuring the best compatibility and performance for those who depend on PCs for their creative work.
Provides the optimal experience for Autodesk Arnold, Unreal Engine 4.22, REDCINE-X PRO, Adobe Lightroom, and Substance Designer by Adobe
Increases performance in popular creative applications vs. the previous driver branch. Here are some examples of measured gains:
GeForce RTX 2080
Up to 13% in Blender Cycles
Up to 9% in Adobe Photoshop CC
Up to 9% in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Up to 8% in CINEMA 4D
Release 418 is an ‘Optimal Drivers for Enterprise’ (ODE) branch release. ODE branches are dedicated to long term stability, ideal for use by Independent Software Vendor (ISV) certifications, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), and Enterprise environments.
What’s New in Version 418 U3
NVIDIA Control Panel: Changed the default setting on the Manage GPU Performance Counters page.
Resolved Issues in Version 418 U3
[Warp and Blend]: The system hangs and then crashes after enabling warp-and-blend or per-pixel intensity feature on a custom resolution.
[Adobe]: Artifacts may appear in Adobe applications (fixed for single-GPU case).
honestly, the UAD drivers are best suited for recent Xiaomi notebook PCs made in late 2017 & newer (your xiaomi model could be made before 2017). no real benefit to using UAD over HDA other than UAD taking up much less disk space but are harder to install thru Device manager (and must install the Realtek Audio Console UWP app from the Microsoft store). the traditional HDA drivers (FF00, FF01, etc.) are easier to install thru Device Manager and already include the Realtek HD Audio Manager control panel app with the HDA drivers
edit 3/22: certain Xiaomi Notebook Pro 15.6 models mostly come with Realtek HDA drivers + Dolby Atmos [aka. Dolby DAX3]. if you attempt to use UAD drivers instead of HDA drivers, the Dolby apps will stop working.