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Old February 18, 2009, 08:34 AM
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Default New Nvidia Forceware Drivers 182.06 WHQL

Looks like the 182.05 beta's have gone WHQL

From the Nvidia website; Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers
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This is a WHQL driver for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, and 200-series desktop GPUs.



New in Release 182.06:
  • Recommended for the best experience in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
  • Boosts performance in numerous 3D applications. The following are some examples of improvements measured with Release 182.06 WHQL drivers vs. Release 181.22 WHQL drivers (results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings):
    • Up to 8% performance increase in Fallout 3 at high resolution and AA.
    • Up to 10% performance increase in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
    • Up to 9% performance increase in Half-Life 2 at high resolution with AA.
    • Up to 11% performance increase in Left 4 Dead at high resolution with AA.
    • Up to 10% performance increase in Race Driver: GRID at high resolution and AA.
  • Includes full support for OpenGL 3.0 on GeForce 8-series, 9-series, and 200-series GPUs.
  • Automatically installs the new PhysX System Software version 9.09.0203.
  • Additional information on specific bug fixes can be found in the release documentation notes.
  • Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.
Existing Support:
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel X58-based motherboards.
  • Supports NVIDIA SLI Multi-monitor support, giving you the ability to use two monitors with your GeForce graphics cards in SLI mode. Learn more here.
  • Supports NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on a dedicated GeForce graphics card. Use one card for graphics and dedicate a different card for PhysX processing for game-changing physical effects. Learn more here. Note: GPU PhysX is supported on all GeForce 8-series, 9-series and 200-series GPUs with a minimum of 256MB dedicated graphics memory.
  • Supports GeForce Plus Power Pack #2. Download these free PhysX and CUDA applications now!
  • Supports CUDA.
  • Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.
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Since I'll be playing FEAR 2, I'll install those drivers tonight!
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And I'll try those tonight along my 2 new cards and Rivatuner 2.23.
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Thanks for the heads up.

EDIT: working good so far... no errors dropping in and out of game in COD4.. still gotta get the new rivatuner.
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Got the beta of these. Work great no complaints for PoP, Red Alert 3 or Dead Space.
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And I'll try those tonight along my 2 new cards and Rivatuner 2.23.
Any news on how folding is affected would be appreciated.

LCB: Was there any talk of folding issues on the beta?
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Any news on how folding is affected would be appreciated.

LCB: Was there any talk of folding issues on the beta?
Nothing major that I've read so far, actually I think the 'Atlas Folder' from this thread Have you seen this guy rig ? is using them...
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