1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

NVIDIA GeForce 190.62 WHQL Drivers Released

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Aug 22, 2009.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Messages:
    29,766 (10.67/day)
    Thanks Received:
    14,221
    Location:
    Hyderabad, India
    Exactly a month after releasing GeForce 190.38 drivers, NVIDIA published GeForce 190.62, complete with WHQL-certification. Supported products include the entire range of NVIDIA GPUs from GeForce 6 series and upwards, and NVIDIA ION, ION LE platforms. This release includes a few significant changes, apart from the numerous bug-fixes as described in the Release Notes documents (for Windows 7, Vista, and XP). Included are:
    • Support for Microsoft's new DirectX GPU Computing API: DirectCompute, complete with WHQL-certification
    • PhysX system software updated to version 9.09.0814 WHQL
    • Optimizations for Batman: Arkham Asylum and Darkest of Days

    DOWNLOAD: NVIDIA GeForce 190.62 WHQL
     
    legends84 and KH0UJ say thanks.
  2. legends84

    legends84

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2009
    Messages:
    347 (0.15/day)
    Thanks Received:
    19
    Location:
    Jitra, Kedah, Malaysia
    downloading.... hope this will be far better driver than previous one
     
  3. fireblade77

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2006
    Messages:
    183 (0.06/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5
    what was wrong with the previous one ?
    i had a gtx260 with that driver and now a gtx275 and everything i use and all games i play work fine so im just interested in what card u have and what problems ?
     
  4. legends84

    legends84

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2009
    Messages:
    347 (0.15/day)
    Thanks Received:
    19
    Location:
    Jitra, Kedah, Malaysia
    its my bro GTS250.. something about "display driver not responding" always popup when gaming with the previous driver.. any way to solve that problem?:)
     
  5. BUCK NASTY

    BUCK NASTY F@H Mod & 4P Enthusiust Staff Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2007
    Messages:
    4,832 (1.70/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,401
    Location:
    Tallahassee, FL. U.S.A.
    Have you "cleaned" all previous drivers?
     
  6. legends84

    legends84

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2009
    Messages:
    347 (0.15/day)
    Thanks Received:
    19
    Location:
    Jitra, Kedah, Malaysia
    yeah.. i've clean it. but.. do you have to be in safe mode to clean and install new driver?
     
  7. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
    Messages:
    43,009 (11.07/day)
    Thanks Received:
    10,311
    GPGPU support? nice
     
  8. fireblade77

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2006
    Messages:
    183 (0.06/day)
    Thanks Received:
    5
    how come techpowerup has the new drivers but when i goto the nvidia website and choose my gpu and windows it still comes up with 190.38 not these new ones ?
     
  9. TheLostSwede

    TheLostSwede

    Joined:
    Nov 11, 2004
    Messages:
    941 (0.24/day)
    Thanks Received:
    164
    Uhm, 120MB driver... what's going on? How big does a driver need to be?
     
  10. hat

    hat Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    17,176 (5.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,191
    Location:
    Ohio
    Because we're leet
     
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  11. OnBoard

    OnBoard New Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2006
    Messages:
    3,044 (0.96/day)
    Thanks Received:
    379
    Location:
    Finland
    This driver version adds support for NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on all
    GeForce 8‐series, 9‐series, 100‐series, and 200‐series GPUs with a minimum
    of 256MB dedicated graphics memory and a minimum of 32 processor cores


    Heh, so now they sort of tell us what is the minimum card required for PhysX. Already know my 8500GT isn't fast enough and it has 16 shaders. So it 8600GT/9500GT and up that have the minimum of 32 shaders.

    edit: Apparently not for Fallout 3 these drivers. Causes GT200 cards to go back and forth on 2D/3D clocks. Passing these then, as I'm currently playing it and works great with 186.18. (power management to constant 3D will likely fix that)
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2009
  12. hat

    hat Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    17,176 (5.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,191
    Location:
    Ohio
    Aww... I can't enable physx on my onboard 8100 then :(

    bah, I never use it anyway
     
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  13. KainXS

    KainXS

    Joined:
    Sep 25, 2007
    Messages:
    5,603 (2.00/day)
    Thanks Received:
    502
    these drivers made my card go boom O.O
     
  14. KieranD

    KieranD

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2007
    Messages:
    8,126 (2.86/day)
    Thanks Received:
    867
    Location:
    Glasgow, Scotland
    A lot of Nvidia drivers have been this general size for a while. While it seems big its not really if you have a 750gb hard drive. Its all the optimisations for specific games i think.
     
  15. CDdude55

    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2007
    Messages:
    8,179 (2.84/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,277
    Location:
    Virginia
    So how are these drivers?

    Im still using 182.08 and thinking about getting the latest, but i don't want there to be a bunch of errors and performance problems.
     
  16. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2005
    Messages:
    21,052 (6.06/day)
    Thanks Received:
    7,046
    Figures, I have a LAN party today, and I just throught I had my computers ready, and not the first thing I have to do when I get there is download and install new drivers...

    These drivers support a lot of cards, and include the Physx software. That is why it is so big, it is a downside of having a universal driver that continues to support the older cards. I'd rather have continued support for older cards and a larger driver download than a small download and no support for 2 year old cards.
     
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  17. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Messages:
    29,766 (10.67/day)
    Thanks Received:
    14,221
    Location:
    Hyderabad, India
    The driver is big because it bundles PhysX system software. GeForce drivers before bundling PhysX were half this size.
     
  18. slyfox2151

    slyfox2151

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Messages:
    2,620 (1.13/day)
    Thanks Received:
    526
    Location:
    Brisbane, Australia
    it apparently also contains software for 3D vision... just found a couple exe's for it after i installed the new driver.
     
  19. exodusprime1337

    exodusprime1337

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    2,188 (0.80/day)
    Thanks Received:
    343
    nice can't wait to get home and try them, my windows 7 rc install is working nice i just worry about new drivers but when it comes to a beta os a new driver is almost always an improvement imho.
     
  20. TheGuruStud

    TheGuruStud

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2007
    Messages:
    1,720 (0.61/day)
    Thanks Received:
    204
    Location:
    Police/Nanny State of America
    lollerpants, no one's using the RC anymore :p
     
  21. hat

    hat Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2006
    Messages:
    17,176 (5.52/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,191
    Location:
    Ohio
    care to elaborate on this?
     
    Crunching for Team TPU More than 25k PPD
  22. dustyshiv

    dustyshiv

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2008
    Messages:
    504 (0.20/day)
    Thanks Received:
    386
    Location:
    Dubai, U.A.E
    Legends,

    I think this issue is heat related. Download and install EVGA precision or Rivatuner and manually set the fan speed to 100% before u start the game. I had this issue during gaming and setting the fan speed to 100% made this problem go away!

    Lets know how it goes!!
     
    legends84 says thanks.
  23. ShadowFold

    ShadowFold New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2007
    Messages:
    16,921 (6.23/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,644
    Location:
    Omaha, NE
    Working good for me so far
     
  24. CDdude55

    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2007
    Messages:
    8,179 (2.84/day)
    Thanks Received:
    1,277
    Location:
    Virginia
    So anyone got better performance?

    EDIT: Or problems?
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2009
  25. t77snapshot

    t77snapshot

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2008
    Messages:
    4,213 (1.77/day)
    Thanks Received:
    2,764
    Location:
    S.Cali
    I am still using RC -7100:eek::laugh:

    Is this a good or a bad boom?
     

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)

Share This Page