NVIDIA plans to ship a hotfix later this week for “most” of the widely reported SteamVR stuttering issues.
Since driver version 456.71, released in October, some owners of recent NVIDIA graphics cards started experiencing stuttering in SteamVR caused by mysterious frame time spikes.
Dropping frames in VR is a serious issue because it can make people feel sick. Two weeks ago, NVIDIA QA engineer Manuel Guzman claimed “some progress” in identifying the root cause.
Yesterday, Guzman announced a hotfix is inbound, but warned the issue may remain when using GPU monitoring tools: