Friday, February 13th 2009

NVIDIA GeForce Release 179.48 BETA for Notebooks Released

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 driverSource: NVIDIA
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9 Comments on NVIDIA GeForce Release 179.48 BETA for Notebooks Released

#1
AlCabone
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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#2
Triprift
My cards on there but eventual problems with beta ill pass i think.
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#3
Wastedslayer
laptopvideo2go.com and just install the LATEST desktop driver with cracked .inf. Works fine and huge performance increase.

Wasted
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#4
ktr
Wastedslayer said:
laptopvideo2go.com and just install the LATEST desktop driver with cracked .inf. Works fine and huge performance increase.

Wasted
We have the same rig :)

I use the dox drivers, which works really good.
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#5
mtosev
have it. 8600M GT :D
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#6
Conti027
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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#7
mtosev
Conti027 said:
i have a Asus G1s with a 8600M GT what drivers would be the best to get for the best performance?
overclock it. i got ddr2 475/400. i oc it to 555/491..
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#9
roast
Just to let you know, that driver is now supported for the Sony Vaio range.

-Mick.
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