Blender Failing on L40S-8q

we seem to be experiencing an issue with a new PoC we are running with the L40S we are experiencing failures when attempting to run the blender benchmark tool which crashes when the second benchmark is attempted, has anyone had any success getting this to run on the L40S, for reference we are using the following software versions

ESXi 8.0u2
Nvidia Drivers - 537.70
Windows 11 Guest with latest VMware tools and Horizon Agent - no other software currently installed