Graphic Drivers

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    Nvidia has released the official WHQL version of the Forceware 181.22 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series, are designed for use with Mirror's Edge, and include the 9.09.0010 PhysX drivers. Except for the WHQL certification they should be identical to the Beta 181.22 drivers released earlier this week.
     
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    As promised.....

    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.1 graphics drivers. This version adds full OpenGL 3.0 support, and resolves a range of issues.
     
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    Nvidia has released the 9.09.0121 PhysX drivers for both Ageia PhysX hardware and Nvidia PhysX-capable GPUs.
     
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    ATI has released a Hotfix driver which resolves problems for HD3000 and HD2000 series cards using the AGP interface under Windows XP and Vista.
     
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    I have a BFG 9800 gt with nvidia driver installed for 64bit found on the new nvidia website installed and i receive errors from windows saying to upgrade my nvidia drivers all the time, also i cannot install MSN Live Messenger, freezes and automatically shuts down on its own, and my pc freezes often....

    is this a 64bit comptibility issue , because my equipment works fine in 32bit

    ????
     
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    Hi,

    can you list your full spec please.
    Also make sure all drivers are up to date.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 182.05 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series, and are designed specifically for use with F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin. However they also have performance improvements in other games including Fallout 3, Half Life 2, Left 4 Dead and GRID vs. the 181.22 WHQL drivers. The package includes the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers which are also available separately below.
     
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    Nvidia has released the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers for both Ageia PhysX hardware and Nvidia PhysX-capable GPUs
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 179.48 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are only for notebook graphics cards, specifically the GeForce Go-7, GeForce 8M and GeForce 9M series. The package also includes the 9.09.0010 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 182.06 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These WHQL certified drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series, and are designed specifically for use with F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin. However they also have performance improvements in other games including Fallout 3, Half Life 2, Left 4 Dead and GRID vs. the 181.22 WHQL drivers. The package includes the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers. Note that this driver appears identical to the earlier 182.05 Beta, with the exception of a single bug fix for the GeForce 9 and 8 series under Windows 32-bit.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 182.08 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These WHQL certified drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series. They add support for the new GeForce GTS 250, add SLI support for recent games, and have some fixes. The package also includes the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 182.08 driver for Windows Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series. They are identical to the recently released Official 182.08 WHQL certified drivers, the only change is the addition of an SLI profile for Tom Clancy's HAWX under DirectX 10.
     
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    New Nvidia chipset drivers

    Nvidia has released new nForce 15.25 & 15.26 drivers for all nForce 5 and newer motherboards under XP and Vista. Note that 15.26 is for some nForce 9, 7 and 6 chipsets, while 15.25 is for the other nForce 7, 6 and 5 chipsets.
     
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    ATI has released the Catalyst 9.3 graphics drivers. This version now officially supports both Windows Vista and Windows 7 in one unified driver, has folding@home improvements, includes the HDMI audio driver, provides performance improvements in Lost Planet: Colonies, and fixes a range of issues.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 182.46 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are for the GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9 and 200 series. They optimize single and multi-GPU support for upcoming games, and have a range of fixes. The package also contains the 9.09.0203 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 182.47 driver for Windows XP and Vista. These drivers are a special release for GeForce 8, 9, 100, 200 and Quadro series cards, adding OpenGL 3.1 support. Since they are released on the Nvidia Developer site, they should be considered experimental.
     
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    Running the 182.47 x64 on my new 9800GTX+ OC 1Gb. No problems so far.

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    Back on
    new years day, an interesting set of Geforce drivers showed up labeled 185.20 beta, which included a rendering feature called Ambient Occlusion. However, the feature was highly unoptimized and for the most part, noticeably unready for an official driver set.

    Today, a new beta driver showed up on the internets labeled Geforce 185.63 and dated March 27th. This release reinstates the Ambient Occlusion feature, although to a more limited extent. In 185.20 beta, the setting could be set to Low, Medium, High and Off. In the more refined 185.63, only On and Off can be selected.

    Nevertheless, the new drivers are bundled with PhysX 9.09.0203 WHQL system software and include support for Nvidia's Geforce 8, 9, and GTX 200 series desktop GPUs, as well as the newly released Geforce GTX 275.

    The drivers are currently only available for Windows Vista 32-bit but will work with Windows 7 32-bit beta builds as well.


    GeForce 185.63 beta Vista/7 32-bit
     

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