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ForceWare Beta 171.16 Beta Leaked

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  1. Jimmy 2004

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    The 171.16 beta of NVIDIA’s ForceWare driver for Windows Vista 32-bit has been leaked onto the internet, but as this isn’t an official release there is little information about any changes – Expreview has run a few tests and found the average increase in performance to be 2.05% on an 8800 GT. The driver, which supports just about all GeForce 6, 7 and 8 series cards, can be downloaded here (Vista 32-bit only).

    Source: TechConnect Magazine
     
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    any news on these for vista 64 or xp 32?
     
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    hey, 6 months ago i bought and 8800gts 320 Mb and my driver version is 162.18. All my games run fine and fast and i dont have any problems. Should i update? What version is the best for me? I cant find any comparison between drivers like the one is made in tweaktown but that is only for Ati drivers.
     
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    Go to Nvidia's website and download the latest WHQL drivers. 169.21's
     
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    it's about time nvidia started optimizing their drivers. the 8800 series has a long way to go before it's running at it's full potential.

    did you know that a Q6850 running stock can not feed 2 8800gtx (plain jane vanilla) cards in SLI enough data to provide even a 60% load on them?
     
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    I tested these drivers downed my performance on my 3DMark 06 score on my 8800GTS 512
     
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    hmmm i cant wait for the vista 64bit ones
     

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