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NVIDIA GeForce Release 179.48 BETA for Notebooks Released

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  1. malware New Member

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    NVIDIA has launched a new BETA driver for its mobile GeForce graphics processors. The new drivers are numbered 179.48 and in theory they support all GeForce Go 7-series, GeForce 8M and GeForce 9M series notebook GPUs. The whole 7-series GeForce Go support is new to this driver, so be prepared for eventual problems. NVIDIA has also included CUDA technology support and PhysX hardware acceleration on GeForce 8M and 9M GPUs (with a minimum of 256MB RAM) within the package. Download the appropriate version of GeForce Release 179.48 for notebooks from here.

    This driver will install on the following GPUs with the exception of some notebooks listed below:
    GeForce 9800M GTX
    GeForce 9800M GTS
    GeForce 9800M GT
    GeForce 9800M GS
    GeForce 9700M GTS
    GeForce 9700M GT
    GeForce 9650M GT
    GeForce 9650M GS
    GeForce 9600M GT
    GeForce 9600M GS
    GeForce 9500M GS
    GeForce 9500M G
    GeForce 9400M G
    GeForce 9400M
    GeForce 9400
    GeForce 9300M GS
    GeForce 9300M G
    GeForce 9200M GS
    GeForce 9200M GE
    GeForce 9100M G
    GeForce 8800M GTX
    GeForce 8800M GTS
    GeForce 8800 GS
    GeForce 8700M GT
    GeForce 8600M GT
    GeForce 8600M GS
    GeForce 8400M GT
    GeForce 8400M GS
    GeForce 8400M G
    GeForce 8200M G
    GeForce Go 7950 GTX
    GeForce Go 7900 SE
    GeForce Go 7900 GS
    GeForce Go 7900 GS
    GeForce Go 7800 GTX
    GeForce Go 7800
    GeForce Go 7700
    GeForce Go 7600
    GeForce Go 7600
    GeForce Go 7400
    GeForce Go 7300
    GeForce Go 7300
    GeForce Go 7200
    GeForce 7150M / nForce 630M
    GeForce 7000M / nForce 610M
    GeForce GT 130M
    GeForce G 110M
    GeForce G 105M

    The following notebooks are not supported in this release:
    - BenQ Joybook S42 (will be supported in an upcoming release)
    - Dell Vostro notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    - Fujitsu notebooks – (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks). Note: Fujitsu Siemens (FSC) notebooks are supported in this release
    - Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Xi 3650 (will be supported in an upcoming release)
    - Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    - Sony VAIO notebooks (please contact the notebook OEM for driver support for these notebooks)
    - Any notebook that is launched after the release date of this driver

    Source: NVIDIA
  2. AlCabone New Member

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    I have a Dell Vostro laptop with a GeForce 8400M GS:mad:.
    I don't really understand how it isn't supported, the same chip must be used in every laptop, the only thing the OEM might modify is the video BIOS.
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    My cards on there but eventual problems with beta ill pass i think.
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    laptopvideo2go.com and just install the LATEST desktop driver with cracked .inf. Works fine and huge performance increase.

    Wasted
    Conti027 says thanks.
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    We have the same rig :)

    I use the dox drivers, which works really good.
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    have it. 8600M GT :D
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    i have a Asus G1s with a 8600M GT what drivers would be the best to get for the best performance?
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    overclock it. i got ddr2 475/400. i oc it to 555/491..
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    Just to let you know, that driver is now supported for the Sony Vaio range.

    -Mick.

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