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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 196.75 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200 and ION series cards. These WHQL drivers provide performance improvements over the previous WHQL drivers, and add SLI and multi-GPU support for a range of new games including Assassin's Creed II, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Mass Effect 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes from Liberty City. They also add Anti-Aliasing support for Mass Effect 2, Ambient Occlusion for several games, and contain various bug fixes. The driver package contains the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers.

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    Nvidia WHQL 197.13 Candidate drivers download from Guru3D.com

    New in Version 197.13



    • [*]Adds support for Next Generation ION.
      [*]Adds support for GeForce GT 320, GeForce GT 330, and GeForce GT 340.
      [*]Upgrades PhysX System Software to version 9.10.0129.
      [*]Upgrades HD Audio driver to version 1.0.9.1 (for supported GPUs).
      [*]Increases performance in several PC games from v196.21 WHQL. The following are examples of measured improvements. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration.


    • [*]Adds SLI and multi-GPU support for top new gaming titles including Assassin Creed II, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Command and Conquer 4: Tiberium Twilight, Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes from Liberty City, Mass Effect 2, Napoleon: Total War, and Zombie Driver.
      [*]Enhanced SLI support for Metro 2033, Supreme Commander 2, Unigine, and World of Warcraft
      [*]Adds override anti-aliasing support for Mass Effect 2.
      [*]Includes numerous bug fixes. Refer to the release notes on the documentation tab for information about the key bug fixes in this release.
     
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    ATI Catalyst 10.3 Preview Driver
    Be the first to download the latest Catalyst driver. New features include:
    ATI Catalyst™ support for ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium Graphics solutions


    • This release of ATI Catalyst™ introduces support for the production version of Windows® 7 and Windows® Vista for notebooks featuring the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 2000 Series, ATI Mobility™ Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series, and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series of products.
    • Supported by most major OEM and ODM notebook manufacturers
    For Desktop Graphics

    For Notebook Graphics

    ATI Catalyst Control Center - ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements

    • Display Bezel Compensation
      • Easy-to-use wizard shows users how to adjust their display layout to remove the pixels occupied by their display bezels
    • Per-Display Color Adjust
      • Individual Color, Brightness and Contrast controls
    • Multiple ATI Eyefinity Groups
      • Create more than one ATI Eyefinity group from multiple displays
    • Improved Display Configuration switching
      • Support for ATI Eyefinity groups and the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center profile manager
    • Easy to toggle between cloned and extended desktop modes
    ATI Catalyst™ support for 3D Stereoscopic glasses

    • AMD has updated it's Direct3D (Quad buffer support) driver to enable 3rd party middleware vendors such as iZ3D to output stereo L/R images at 120 Hz (60 Hz per eye)
     
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    You may not have seen but, there is a new Speedfan update to 4.4.1 now.
     
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    Much thanks Lorenkjr will check it out.. :)
     
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    Nvidia has released the Forceware 197.15 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are for selected Quadro, GeForce 8, 9, 100, 200, 300 and ION series cards. They are primarily intended for developers as they provide OpenGL 3.3 and GLSL 3.30 support. The driver package also contains the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers.
     
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    Nvidia has released the Beta Forceware 197.25 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300 and ION series cards. They are identical to the recent 197.13 Beta Forceware with the exception of adding compatibility fixes for the StarCraft II beta and some DirectX 8 applications. The driver package also contains the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers.

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    ATI has released the Catalyst 10.3 graphics drivers for the HD2000 series and newer. This WHQL-certified release is slightly older than the 'Preview' Catalyst 10.3 drivers released last week but contains new application profiles. This version provides performance improvements in a range of games including Aliens vs. Predator, Crysis, Dirt 2, Far Cry 2, Left 4 Dead 1 & 2, STALKER and HAWX. The drivers also include several new Eyefinity features, support for 3D Stereoscopic gaming options, and a range of fixes.

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    Nvidia has released the official Forceware 197.13 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300 and ION series cards. They are identical to the 197.13 Beta Forceware released earlier this month, however they are now WHQL certified. The driver package contains the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers.
     
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    ATI has released a Catalyst 10.3b preview graphics drivers for the HD2000 series and newer. This version adds support for Eyefinity 6, fixes a desktop mouse cursor enlargement issue, and fixes severe flickering/flashing in Battlefield 2: Bad Company.

    ATI Catalyst 10.3 Preview Driver


    ATI Catalyst 10.3 Preview Driver
    Be the first to download the latest Catalyst driver. New features include:
    Latest updates available in the ATI Catalyst 10.3b preview driver

    • ATI Catalyst(TM) support for ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition
      • This release of ATI Catalyst(TM) introduces support for the production version of Windows 7 and Windows Vista for the ATI Radeon(TM) HD 5870 Eyefinity 6 Edition.
      • Supports up to 6 displays (driven from a single GPU) operating together as an Eyefinity Display Group in both Windows 7 and Windows Vista
    • The desktop mouse cursor issue (becoming enlarged at random when using Windows 7) has been fixed
    • Fix for Severe flickering / flashing in Battlefield 2 bad Company
    ATI Catalyst™ support for ATI Mobility Radeon™ Premium Graphics solutions


    • This release of ATI Catalyst™ introduces support for the production version of Windows® 7 and Windows® Vista for notebooks featuring the ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 2000 Series, ATI Mobility™ Radeon HD 3000 Series, and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000 Series, and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5000 Series of products.
    • Supported by most major OEM and ODM notebook manufacturers
    For Desktop Graphics

    For Notebook Graphics

    ATI Catalyst Control Center - ATI Eyefinity technology enhancements

    • Display Bezel Compensation
      • Easy-to-use wizard shows users how to adjust their display layout to remove the pixels occupied by their display bezels
    • Per-Display Color Adjust
      • Individual Color, Brightness and Contrast controls
    • Multiple ATI Eyefinity Groups
      • Create more than one ATI Eyefinity group from multiple displays
    • Improved Display Configuration switching
      • Support for ATI Eyefinity groups and the ATI Catalyst™ Control Center profile manager
    • Easy to toggle between cloned and extended desktop modes
    ATI Catalyst™ support for 120Hz Stereoscopic 3D

    • AMD has updated it's Direct3D (Quad buffer support) driver to enable 3rd party middleware vendors such as DDD and iZ3D to output stereo L/R images at 120 Hz (60 Hz per eye)
     
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    Nvidia has released the official Forceware 197.16 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These WHQL drivers are primarily for the notebook GeForce cards including 8M, 9M, 100M, 200M and 300M. They add notebook support for 3D Vision on external displays, improve performance in a range of games, add or improve SLI support for recent games, and fix a range of bugs. The driver package contains the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers and the 1.0.9.1 HD Audio drivers.

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    Nvidia has released the Official Forceware 197.41 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are only for the newly released GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 cards. The driver package also contains the 1.0.9.1 HD Audio driver and the 9.10.0129 PhysX driver.

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    Nvidia has released the official Forceware 197.45 driver for Windows XP, Vista and 7. These drivers are for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300 and ION series cards. The main changes in this driver compared to the previous WHQL release are a fix related to Media Player Classic playback, support for the GPU-accelerated features of Adobe CS5, support for the new version of vReveal, as well as Starcraft 2 Beta and DirectX 8 application fixes. The driver package contains the 1.0.9.1 HD Audio driver and the 9.10.0129 PhysX drivers.

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    ATI has released a Catalyst 10.4 Preview beta graphics driver for the HD 4000 and HD 5000 series. This driver fixes long loading times in Battlefield 2: Bad Company.

    Download here:
    ATICatalyst10.4Preview



    ATI Catalyst™ 10.4 Preview features:
    The ATI Catalyst 10.4 Preview provides resolution for the following issue:

    Long load times for new maps in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 when using an ATI Radeon HD 5xxx series graphics card
     

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