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Windows 7: Nvidia geforce driver help

20 Mar 2010   #1
trailblazer295

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
Nvidia geforce driver help

Hey everyone

I have a 2year old HP pavillion with 2.10GHz, 3GB, 320GB, Geforce 8400M GS specs. I recently upgraded from the Windows Vista Home premium 64bit to Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit and can not find a good driver for it. This was assement was redone after installing the latest driver from Nvidia. I tried using the Vista driver but it didn't help. As you can see my graphics driver is holding my unit back. Any suggestions are welcome.




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20 Mar 2010   #2
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

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This is page says this driver is what you want. Is it the one you already have?
NVIDIA DRIVERS 195.62 WHQL
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20 Mar 2010   #3
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

that looks a pretty average score for your laptops graphic card its an old card
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20 Mar 2010   #4
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

I had an 8400gs two years ago and that scored 3.4 in vista so it's about right.

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20 Mar 2010   #5
trailblazer295

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

A yes that should be the one I installed it was done last night

B That's disappointing to hear it never got good performance even with vista the score was the same. My dads HP which is a few years older got a big boost in score recently with a different driver so maybe it takes time. Is there anyway to put a different graphics card in?
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20 Mar 2010   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

most but not all laptop graphic cards are soldered onto the mobo,im afraid yours is
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20 Mar 2010   #7
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
most but not all laptop graphic cards are soldered onto the mobo,im afraid yours is
And even if it was socketed and not soldered good luck finding one, it isn't like a desktop card where you can just get one from any computer retailer. And if you do manage to find one, you won't like the price.
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20 Mar 2010   #8
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
most but not all laptop graphic cards are soldered onto the mobo,im afraid yours is
And even if it was socketed and not soldered good luck finding one, it isn't like a desktop card where you can just get one from any computer retailer. And if you do manage to find one, you won't like the price.
you're right there stormy13 a new graphics card for my lappy would set me back 399 ,a second user model 250!
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20 Mar 2010   #9
trailblazer295

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

HOLY SMOKES when I bought my laptop it was about $700CDN so depending on the exchange rate at the time your graphics card cost more than my laptop did. Defiantly not worth it I might as well buy another laptop.
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