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Windows 7: Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7

10 Feb 2009   #121
Neilsouth

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 

This is a WHQL-candidate driver for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, and 200-series desktop GPUs.

New in Release 182.05:

Recommended for the best experience in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
Boosts performance in several 3D applications. The following are examples of improvements measured with Release 182.05 WHQL drivers vs. Release 181.22 WHQL drivers (results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings):
Up to 8% performance increase in Fallout 3 at high resolution and AA.
Up to 10% performance increase in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin
Up to 9% performance increase in Half-Life 2 at high resolution with AA.
Up to 11% performance increase in Left 4 Dead at high resolution with AA.
Up to 10% performance increase in Race Driver: GRID at high resolution and AA.
Includes full support for OpenGL 3.0 on GeForce 8-series, 9-series, and 200-series GPUs.
Automatically installs the new PhysX System Software version 9.09.0203.

Winxp 32bit
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Window...glish_beta.exe

WINXP 64BIT
GeForce Release 182

VISTA 32
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Window...glish_beta.exe

VISTA 64
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Window...glish_beta.exe


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10 Feb 2009   #122
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Neilsouth.

New NVIDIA video driver 182.05 BETA version released 2/10/2009. See first post for more details.

Shawn
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14 Feb 2009   #123
benmandude

Windows 7 Beta Build 7000 x64
 
 

I'm using the Windows Update driver for my 7800gt, Would I get any performance increase using 182.05 beta driver?

I would find out myself but I don't want to go through the hassle and risk messing up my install.
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14 Feb 2009   #124
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ben, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm not sure if you would see and increase in performance or not, but you can always roll back the driver to the Windows Update one the 182.05 doesn't help any.

Shawn
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18 Feb 2009   #125
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

182.06 available Shawn.
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18 Feb 2009   #126
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Airbot,

Thanks, will download.

Working great no problems yet.
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18 Feb 2009   #127
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First page has been updated.
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18 Feb 2009   #128
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You're welcome guys.
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20 Feb 2009   #129
johngalt

 

BTW, I just got an update via Windows update for the following:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WU
NVIDIA driver update for NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 (Prerelease - WDDM 1.1)

Download size: 56.3 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Optional

This driver was provided by NVIDIA for support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 (Prerelease - WDDM 1.1)

More information:
Winqual Help

Help and Support:
Select a Product Solution Center
When I load the More info page in IE, I get the following:

Quote:
Driver Information: Coming Soon
Thank you for using Windows Update. The More information feature is not available yet. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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20 Feb 2009   #130
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hi John,

Yeah, it will be nice when Microsoft has that feature running. My guess is that it will not be until vendors start having full release Windows 7 drivers available.
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