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NVIDIA ForceWare Version 158.18 WHQL Released

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  1. malware New Member

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    NVIDIA has released new WHQL certified 8 Series ForceWare driver version 158.18 that adds support for GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT, GeForce 8500 GT, GeForce 8400 GS, and GeForce 8300 GS GPUs. This version offers increased performance in 3D applications. Please read the release notes for more information.

    Windows Vista 32-bit (30.4 MB)
    Windows Vista 64-bit (43MB)


    Source: NVIDIA
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    old news? cant beleive TPU missed these on launch!

    excellent drivers btw, using them on vista x64.
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    Fixed

    Not old news, The first release dated 17.04.2007 was posted by Jimmy 2004 here one week ago, but these were BETA. Now the updated release from 26.04.2007 is final and WHQL certified.
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    thx :D
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    is it for the 8800 also?
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    so these are their final vista drivers that are working and no longer beta right? If so, it only took them what, 6 months to get them out? Hmm, not too bad, considering the delays of ATI. Guessing Nvidia though it was more important to show a kick ass card then get the beta feedback. Actually, not a bad move (read: From an ATI Fanboy giving the comp. some mad props!)
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    I'd like to see some new benchmarks.
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    nvidia is continuously improving their drivers and we can't say that these are/are not what we've been w8ing for. Anyways, these drivers DO pack MORE punch than EVER in all the performance tests I did on my frnd's comp...and I'm blown away. In many games it gives 25-35% fps gain!! :eek: wicked! And poor ol ATI *cough* AMD can't finish off drivers AND the cards AND the next processor 'defeating' C2D :wtf:
    whatsup amd ?
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    so will this work with my 8800GTX?
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    So when will they be WHQL'ed for XP????
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    Although the drivers fix the fogging issue on Source games for 8800 users, this new driver causes problems for some with the video playback on the 8800GTS. I guess it's a bit of a trade-off... better game performance or better looking video playback :shadedshu
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    yup, that's what it says.
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    gaming i guess :rolleyes: as there are more gamerz around :)
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    :rockout: yeep!
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    usually, XP always comes after vista or xp 64bit so give it a day or two, it'll show up.. i hope hehe
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    meh still dont work on multi gpu mode for my card sucks
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    I figured XP and Vista would be about the same time.
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    yep I saw this post like a week ago..lol.. not old news.. use your eyes..lol..
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    didnt notice the WHQL part, since i have vista x64 i thought they had to be WHQL to even work?

    Ah well, i did have a ? when i asked if it was old news ;)

    Anyone know if theres changes between the beta and the WHQL?
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    nice find:toast:

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