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G92 8800 drivers?

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What is the best performing Driver Set for G92's Nvidia's site STILL recommends 175.19 from 7/19
eVGA site says 177.79
Zotac site recommends 177.98:confused:

I want good performance in COD4 and Crysis mainly.
 
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well the 175.19 was brought out several days after 175.16 and have been made to make 8 series cards perform worse so the 9 series would look better in comparison, so if you go for 175 go for the .16, i use those myself. (can be found on guru3d)

The 177 drivers have been made to implement physx, I dont have very great results with them, and as long as you dont play physics enhanced games, you could stay away from them, go for 177.98 if you want physx, I think the games you just mentioned dont support physx but i'm not 100% sure.

Games that do support physx will get a very big performance increase with the 177 drivers, so if you start playing a game that uses it, install the 177 drivers.
 
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well what do you know....

i had to reinstall Windows lately and after i did GRID would run sort of funny on some tracks / levels. i chalked it up to the fact i'm using a "direct play" copy of the game and the fact i had to uninstall / reinstall the game a few times because i'm a nub

anyway i got a new video card and its awesome...and GRID performance increased nicely even at higher resolution....but the weird intermittent "jitters" on o few tracks remained.

until i read the above post and at last....satisfaction!

uninstalled the 177.92's and reinstalled the 175.16's.

now GRID is perfect

its all gravy, baby :pimp:
 
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Hmm, I am installing a second 8800gt, going to have to download them both and do some testing.
 

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When I installed 175.16's, I had very strange bugs. My digital monitor would turn off and on while my analog wouldn't go above 800x600. Needless to say games didnt run. I installed the latest physx pack and everything runs good for me. 8800gt 700/975
 
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177.92 seems to be quite a balanced package.
 

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there are brand new drivers out, and they cover the 8800GT as well. The release notes mention performance increase in many games, crysis was one of them.
 
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177.92 seems to be quite a balanced package.

Yep I agree, this set is working very good so far.

I could not find anything newer?.?.
 

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