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Windows 7: Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7

15 Aug 2009   #401

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 RTM

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XGUNTHERC View Post
the cards can easily handle 100c.. I had a GTX 280 that within seconds of Crysis it would go to 109c.. but it played smooth as can be and not a single stutter, but the fan was tryin so hard to work and cool that it would start making a pulsating sound.. I went down to a 260 and was all good.

I'm about to install RTM, and not sure what drivers I should install. I'm thinking I'll just do the latest WHQL drivers to be safe

It can handle 100c but it doesnt mean you have to run it at 100c, take for example the PWM that Asus uses on their motherboards, sure i t can handle 105c 24/7 but only at 200+ days, at 65c it lasts for 57 years.

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15 Aug 2009   #402

Win 7

I did a Windows Update and it offered nVidia new drivers for my card as an optional update and did not have to go anywhere else to get it installed. I did the install, I think like 112 meg, with no problems at all.
So give update a try first and get the one your system calls for.
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21 Aug 2009   #403

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM

Just came out like 2mins ago

Nvidia Forceware 190.62 WHQL

Adds WHQL support on Windows 7 for Microsoft’s new DirectX GPU Computing API: DirectCompute.
Optimized for the latest PhysX gaming titles: Batman: Arkham Asylum and Darkest of Days.
Installs PhysX System Software version 9.09.0814.
Adds support for OpenGL 3.1
Adds support for CUDA 2.3 for improved performance in GPU Computing applications. See CUDA Zone for more details.
Adds a new user-controlled power management setting for select GeForce 9-series and later graphics cards (only available on cards that already support more than one power state). This option allows users to set a performance level for each DirectX or OpenGL application.
Includes several new control panel features and numerous bug fixes. More information can be found in the release documentation.
Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver
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21 Aug 2009   #404
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Thank you Neil. First post updated for the 190.62 WHQL driver version details.
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21 Aug 2009   #405

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM

You're welcome
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21 Aug 2009   #406

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9879 x64

Thanks for the heads up man.
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21 Aug 2009   #407

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM

fallout 3 stutter with these for me. never had that with any drivers. oh well back 186.39 again
Fallout 3 stutter still there. Back to 186 for me.
Same stutter/rendering problems in fallout 3 and Age of Conan as prev 190.xx drivers. Reverting to 186 drivers!

I'm going back to these Nvidia Forceware 186.39 @laptopvideo2go
Nvidia Forceware 186.39 @laptopvideo2go ( recommended ) - Rage3D Discussion Area

Never had any problems with the 186.* series , especially that driver but these 190.* are well crap.
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22 Aug 2009   #408

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM

suppose you are right, because after setting "windows7 basic" theme the clocks stay normal ... switch back to aero and it starts jumping again...

but then again aero did not cause this with the 186's, so why is it so difficult to get it right in this rev.?
Another thing i don't like about these 190.* drivers in windows 7 are the 2D-3D clock switching , looking at evga precision they go up , down , up , down while in windows 7 using any app! . Not in the 18*.* drivers.
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22 Aug 2009   #409

Windows 7 x64

So whats the best driver for Win7 x64?? I've got a GTX295 and right now am using 190.38's they aren't great but they're not terrible... Should I try the new 190.60? or Try the 186.39's which I've seen some talk of here.
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22 Aug 2009   #410

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)

It's anyone's guess. Just updated 2 Vistas and 2 Win7s and the latter now have the old 59hz problem again....I give up!
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