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NVIDIA Releases ForceWare SLI 8800 Vista Drivers

Discussion in 'News' started by malware, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. malware New Member

    Nov 7, 2004
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    NVIDIA today released new version of the ForceWare Vista 32/64bit drivers. This time the new BETA ForceWare version 100.59 should enable SLI support for DirectX9/OpenGL with GeForce 8800 GPUs. DX10 NVIDIA SLI support will be available in a future driver. Click here to read the full v100.59 Release Notes.

    Download: ForceWare 100.59 Vista 32bit (33.4 MB), ForceWare 100.59 Vista 64bit (45.9 MB)

    Source: NVIDIA
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  2. HaZe303

    HaZe303 New Member

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    Heard many people had very poor SLI performance with these. So it isnt so crazy that the performance test with Crysis on dual g80 SLI were pretty poor!? So when the drivers get better and the game gets optimized i think it will run much better!!? If not, well then we always have the r600!!? :D
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  3. tigger

    tigger I'm the only one

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    some more info about this driver-

    GPU overclocking is no longer supported in the default GPU driver control
    panel. This feature will be available in a separate downloadable utility.
    • GPU Temperature Monitoring
    Temperature monitoring is no longer supported in the default GPU driver
    control panel. This feature will be available in a separate downloadable

    supported hardware-
    Consumer Products Workstation Products
    GeForce 8800 GTX NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500
    GeForce 8800 GTS NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 SDI
    GeForce 7950 GX2 NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 X2
    GeForce 7950 GT NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500
    GeForce 7900 GTX NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500 SDI
    GeForce 7900 GT NVIDIA Quadro FX 4400
    GeForce 7900 GS NVIDIA Quadro FX 4400G
    GeForce 7800 GTX 512 NVIDIA Quadro FX 4000 SDI
    GeForce 7800 GTX NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
    GeForce 7800 GT NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450
    GeForce 7800 GS NVIDIA Quadro FX 3400
    GeForce 7600 GT NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500
    GeForce 7600 LE NVIDIA Quadro FX 1400
    GeForce 7600 GS NVIDIA Quadro FX 560
    GeForce 7500 LE NVIDIA Quadro FX 550
    GeForce 7300 LE NVIDIA Quadro FX 540
    GeForce 7300 GS NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285
    GeForce 7300 GT NVIDIA Quadro NVS 440
    GeForce 7300 SE
    GeForce 7100 GS
    GeForce 6800 XT
    GeForce 6800 XE
    GeForce 6800 Ultra
    GeForce 6800 LE
    GeForce 6800 GT
    GeForce 6800 LE
    GeForce 6800 GS
    GeForce 6800
    GeForce 6700 XL
    GeForce 6610 XL
    GeForce 6600 VE
    GeForce 6600 LE
    GeForce 6600 GT
    GeForce 6600
    GeForce 6500

    NVIDIA SLITM Technology
    On SLI‐ready systems, the NVIDIA Control Panel now includes SLI controls
    in the 3D Settings Category task page.
    This driver has limited support for NVIDIA SLI™ technology on top DirectX
    9.0 and OpenGL applications for GeForce 8800 GPUs only. NVIDIA will
    continue to provide driver updates for NVIDIA SLI on an ongoing basis to
    add new product support.
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  4. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Nvidia keeps releasing new drivers for everything but the 7 series and under for XP. It is really starting to piss me off. Us XP users with anything but an 8800 are still stuck using the buggy 93.81 pile of crap they released back in November. NVidia needs to get their act together and stop shitting on their customers or I am going to jump ship. /rant
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  5. i_am_mustang_man New Member

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    i hope this is good news for crysis performance! that rumor was pretty scary, let's hope it's not true!

    btw, it always scares me a little how they hardly ever list the 7900gto in the supported part of the drivers. it always is supported, they just seem to leave that one out. scary!
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