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Windows 7: Nvidia: Windows 7 driver updates to come on a regular basis

02 Mar 2009   #1
Slimy

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Nvidia: Windows 7 driver updates to come on a regular basis

Nvidia had some very good news for customers planning to deploying Windows 7. The company says that as of today, it will be releasing regular driver updates for Windows 7. Dwight Diercks, vice president of software engineering at NVIDIA, explained where this is coming from: "We expect that all of our hard work teaming with Microsoft over the past two years will pay off for GeForce GPU owners when Windows 7 officially launches. Our customers are demanding an experience that is faster and more visual, and with the addition of many new GPU-accelerated features, including DirectX Compute, we believe Windows 7 will be well positioned to meet those needs."

In other words, Microsoft is cracking down on driver testing early for Vista's successor. The first release consists of Nvidia version 181.71 beta drivers available in both 32-bit (94.6 MB) and 64-bit (110 MB).

Full Story: Nvidia: Windows 7 driver updates to come on a regular basis - Ars Technica


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02 Mar 2009   #2
Romulinx2

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

Good to hear it. Thanks.
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03 Mar 2009   #3
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Nice and good news. I should be happy : I have a GeForce card myself.

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