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Old September 10, 2010, 02:08 AM
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I got this thread from OCN, seems like it increases a lot, performance wise. One of them reported an 800point increase in 3DMark Vantage, and BC2 and several other games would run smoother.

I have installed it but didn't have the time to test it out yet. Enjoy.

Important: Please note that this driver is only for Vista/Win7 64 Bit!

Source: GeForce Forceware 260.52 Win 7/Vista 64-bit - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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Old September 10, 2010, 06:34 AM
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These drivers do bring substantial increases to 400-series performance. I have been using them for more than a week and the difference is quite significant.

HOWEVER, there is a bug with SLI in Starcraft II that causes graphics corruption and in order to fix it you will need an SLI Profile update (which hasn't been leaked).
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Old September 11, 2010, 11:42 AM
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I lost 10fps in iracing and get alot of shuttering and occasional crashing with Dirt2, maybe its the same graphics corruption SKY mentioned . Went back to 258.96.
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Old September 11, 2010, 11:48 AM
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Found no performance gain in 3DMark Vantage or Tessellation, actually slight loss in performance
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Old September 11, 2010, 12:21 PM
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I haven't noticed anything significant yet, besides BC2 which runs a little smoother.

Edit: Alright I just fired up Unigine Heaven, Standard Settings, and halfway trough, the screen turned black .. when I killed the process, a windows notification told me that the driver stopped working ._."

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Old September 11, 2010, 01:03 PM
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I always read "reviews" of any new Driver releases (Evga.com is the place I go) prior to installing.....let other folks test em first......I am still running one of the earliest Beta versions of the 25x.xx Drivers as it has been rock solid..I certainly don't update GPU Drivers at every release.( I used to, but not anymore)....only if I find "issues" with my present Driver...think I'm on 257.15...
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Old September 11, 2010, 01:04 PM
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Press must have received a different version since other than StarCraft + SLI, I haven't had a single issue with these drivers.
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Old September 11, 2010, 07:31 PM
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I've seen significant increases in vantage, BFBC2, and other games with these drivers.
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