DRIVERS

January 19th, 2010

NVIDIA GeForce Forceware 196.21 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA has released the 196.21 WHQL certified drivers on its website this morning for all the green machines to download with glee. Especially happy will be those with SLI systems as this latest update adds support for SLI profiles for numerous titles along with updates to its Physx software. The driver supports for GeForce and [...]

December 17th, 2009

ATI Releases 9.12 Drivers AND 9.12 Hotfix

ATI has pulled a rabbit out of their hats today by releasing not only their usual monthly update with the 9.12 WHQL drivers but have also release a hotfix that brings additional functionality to certain series of cards. While the claimed performance improvements are minimal for single GPU configurations, one of the main highlights is the addition [...]

November 26th, 2009

NVIDIA GeForce 195.62 Drivers Receive WHQL Certification

It was just yesterday NVIDIA announced the release of the 195.62 BETA drivers, and less then 24 hours later they have received their official WHQL certification, making the drivers ready for prime time. There were no changes between the BETA and official release so those who decided to install the BETA yesterday won’t be missing [...]

October 22nd, 2009

ATI Catalyst 9.10 WHQL Drivers Released

Despite the fact that ATI had a major product launch nearly a month ago, their first set of updated drivers since the launch has only just been released. The Catalyst 9.10 drivers cropped up for download on the ATI website only moments ago and hopefully, they should help to alleviate any problems owners of the [...]

October 6th, 2009

NVIDIA 191.07 WHQL Drivers Released

A bit of a surprise for the first week of October, NVIDIA has released their latest 191.07 WHQL drivers, which seem to have a lot more in store than the previous 190.62 WHQL set.  This release supports cards as far back as the GeForce 6-series and brings improvements to both specific games and finally adds [...]

September 25th, 2009

AMD/ATI Releases Hotfixed Drivers for 5800 Series Video Cards

Those lucky few owners of ATI’s new Radeon HD 5800 series video cards, may find themselves in a bit of a bind if trying to install the  latest Catalyst 9.9 drivers, as it does not officially support the Cypress series chips yet. As such, this morning AMD has opened up a hotfixed driver package to [...]

September 14th, 2009

ATI Catalyst 9.9 Drivers Released

ATI Drivers have been released on schedule for September. The 9.9′s don’t include anything new in the way of game improvements and appear to be a compilation of bug fixes for existing problems. Consequently, if your not having any of the issues listed in the patch notes, these are necessarily a “must have” update. Resolved [...]

August 24th, 2009

NVIDIA GeForce 190.62 WHQL Drivers Released

NVIDIA released their latest WHQL driver’s over this past weekend, just a month after releasing the 190.38, apperently it is already time for an upgrade. It includes a few minor updates, and the notable major update being the upgrade to NVIDIA PhysX to include support for 4 lines of NVIDIA GPU’s. The driver supports NVIDIA [...]

August 18th, 2009

ATI Officially Releases Catalyst 9.8 Drivers

While final versions of the drivers were linked on the Catalysts Crew blog late last Friday, we held off posting the announcement until it was officially confirmed by AMD/ATI directly, and the release notes were publicly available. Today is that day, and the 9.8 brings quite a few changes to the table, most notably the [...]

July 23rd, 2009

ATI Catalyst 9.7 WHQL Drivers Released

Only so much you can say about monthly driver updates. ATI unleashed the 9.7′s yesterday which are the first official unified Windows 7/Vista WHQL certified drivers for  Windows 7 RTM. Some highlights of the release notes:  Crysis – performance at very high quality preset increases by up to 8% on HD4800 series products  Lost Planet Colonies [...]