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Old October 25, 2010, 09:52 AM
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Anybody tried the new certified 260.99s? Available for download at Nvidia site.
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Old October 25, 2010, 09:58 AM
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Didn't they just release the certified .89s a week ago??? ;)

Heading off to read the release notes...... ;)
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Old October 25, 2010, 10:04 AM
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Not much dif.

Increases performance vs. v260.89 drivers in the following PC games:

Civilization V (SLI)
Fallout 3
Final Fantasy XIV
F1 2010 (DX11)


Adds SLI profiles for the following PC games:

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
Fallout: New Vegas


Improves compatibility for Fallout 3: New Vegas with antialiasing enabled.

Improves Alt-Tab compatibility for several PC games




I am quite sure F1 2010 doesn't have a DX11 mode yet?
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Old October 25, 2010, 10:13 AM
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Damn just installed the .89 drivers last night.

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I am quite sure F1 2010 doesn't have a DX11 mode yet?
It doesn't support native DX11, but you can change the config file to force DX11 mode. In-game you go and adjust some of the settings to ultra. I did this and on my 460 it artifacted like crazy in some scenarios. I had to remove all the "Ultra" settings in the meantime. Wonder if this will improve/fix these issues.
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Old October 25, 2010, 10:46 AM
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oh man I just uninstalled fallout 3 new vegas because some of the graphics issues I had.
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I tried them out on Final Fantasy XIV and it significantly dropped my FPS. Don't know if it's specifically for a gtx460 or all the 400 series, etc.
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I didn't notice any fps improvements in F1 2010. The drivers did seem to solve the artifacting that occured when forcing DX11 mode. Hopefully the patch from Codemasters bumps the fps up a bit like how Dirt 2 was bumped up after that patch was released.
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Improves Alt-Tab compatibility for several PC games
That sounds good to me, will try it out when i get home from work. One example is Crysis warhead where if I alt-tab the game goes into windowed mode, and then I need to go into the options, video settings, advanced settings blah blah blah to get it back to full screen. I just want to know how hard my little 470 is working
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Didn't really see any performance increase although fallout 3 seems to not have this one graphical glitch anymore.

Civ 5 still no difference and for some reason that game heats the GPU's up a lot.
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Old October 28, 2010, 10:22 PM
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That sounds good to me, will try it out when i get home from work. One example is Crysis warhead where if I alt-tab the game goes into windowed mode, and then I need to go into the options, video settings, advanced settings blah blah blah to get it back to full screen. I just want to know how hard my little 470 is working
I always found that pressing ALT + ENTER worked better :P
Btw, try MSI Afterburner with the OSD enabled, it'll give you a fair few statistics in game, haha you'll prolly never minimise again (Y)

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