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Old May 7, 2008, 01:31 PM
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Default NVIDIA GeForce 175.16 BETA Drivers Released

NVIDIA has just released the latest 175.16 BETA drivers for all GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 video cards.

DOWNLOAD: Windows XP 32-bit / 64-bit | Windows Vista 32-bit /64-bit | Release Notes

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Old May 7, 2008, 04:30 PM
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wats different with these driverS?/
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Old May 8, 2008, 08:01 AM
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Read the release notes???
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Old May 8, 2008, 03:48 PM
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lol i was looking at the xfx site it doesnt have release notes went on nvidia ahhh release notes cheers.
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Old May 8, 2008, 07:56 PM
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These ones weren't good for me, random hard locks. Rolling back to 174.74 seems to have fixed it.
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Old May 10, 2008, 08:13 AM
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Quite the oppositie for me, for a 9800GTX the 174 drivers sucked for me. These are sweet, best IQ , good AA speeds, I'm happy.
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Old May 10, 2008, 11:55 AM
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I haven't tried these new beta drivers yet as my gaming rig doesn't have a net connection.
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Old May 10, 2008, 03:04 PM
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Heh... I got a kick out of the high quality of the release notes... maybe if they spent some time coding the drivers instead of putting out a manual for each release they could release a driver more often.... :)
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Old May 11, 2008, 12:25 PM
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I loaded these drivers and now I cant even get into Windows. I tried everything and all I can do about it is format and reinstall.
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Old May 11, 2008, 06:15 PM
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Man that sucks. I think I'll stick with my 174 drivers.
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