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NVIDIA ForceWare 177.92 Graphics Drivers

A new set of ForceWare hits the street. This new version has the number 177.92 and is in BETA stage like almost all NVIDIA drivers 😉 It doesn’t matter, a new forceware is still good for the GeForce you have in your PC.

This new version includes the PhysX driver 8.08.18 and supports GeForce 6-series, 7-series, 8-series, 9-series, and 200-series GPUs, including the newly released GeForce 9800 GTX+, 9800 GT, 9500 GT, and 9400 GT GPUs.

NVIDIA PhysX acceleration is supported on all GeForce 8-series, 9-series and 200-series GPUs with a minimum of 256MB dedicated graphics memory

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NVIDIA ForceWare 177.66: GeForce GTX 280 OpenGL Extensions

Here is the list of OpenGL extensions supported by Forceware 177.66 WinXP 32 drivers for a GeForce GTX 280.

We can see a new extension in supported by GeForce GTX 200 series in comparison to GeForce 8 series: GL_NV_transform_feedback2.

Graphics card used: EVGA GeForce GTX 280 / 1Gb

– Drivers Version: Forceware 6.14.11.7766
– OpenGL Version: 2.1.2
– GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language) Version: 1.20 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
– OpenGL Renderer: GeForce GTX 280/PCI/SSE2/3DNOW!
– Drivers Renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280

OpenGL Extensions: 162 extensions

The extensions exposed by the old ForceWare drivers are HERE.

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NVIDIA ForceWare 177.66: GeForce 8800 GTX OpenGL Extensions

Here is the list of OpenGL extensions supported by Forceware 177.66 WinXP 32 drivers for a GeForce 8800 GTX.

Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX / 768Mb

– Drivers Version: Forceware 6.14.11.7766
– OpenGL Version: 2.1.2
– GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language) Version: 1.20 NVIDIA via Cg compiler
– OpenGL Renderer: GeForce 8800 GTX/PCI/SSE2
– Drivers Renderer: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

OpenGL Extensions: 161 extensions

The extensions exposed by the old ForceWare drivers are HERE.

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NVIDIA ForceWare 175.19 WHQL

NVIDIA has released today a new set of ForceWare graphics drivers for Windows XP and Vista.

ForceWare 175.19 XP 32-bit
ForceWare 175.19 XP 64-bit
ForceWare 175.19 Vista 32-bit
ForceWare 175.19 Vista 32-bit

Release highlights:
– WHQL-certified driver for GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series GPUs.
– Improved 3D performance and load times for GeForce 8 and 9 series GPUs in some DirectX 9 and OpenGL applications as a result an improved shader optimizer.
– Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI™ technology* on DirectX 9 and OpenGL.

Note: Quad SLI technology with GeForce 9800 GX2, 3-way SLI technology, and Hybrid SLI technology are only supported on Windows Vista.

NVIDIA Forceware 175.16: OpenGL Extensions


Here is the list of OpenGL extensions supported by Forceware 175.16 WHQL / WinXP 32 drivers.

Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS / 640Mb

– Drivers Version: Forceware 6.14.11.7516
– OpenGL Version: 2.1.2
– GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language) Version: 1.20 NVIDIA via Cg compiler

OpenGL Extensions: 161 extensions

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NVIDIA ForceWare 175.16

NVIDIA has released a new set of graphics drivers. The version 1.75.16 supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series GPUs including these newly released GPUs:
* GeForce 9800 GX2
* GeForce 9800 GTX
* GeForce 9600 GT
* GeForce 9600 GSO
* GeForce 8300
* GeForce 8200/ nForce 730a
* GeForce 8100/nForce 720a

Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI™ technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including Quad SLI technology with GeForce 9800 GX2 and 3-way SLI Technology with GeForce 9800 GTX.

Downloads:
Vista 64
Vista 32
XP 64
XP 32

RivaTuner 2.09

[English]
Rivatuner has been updated towards version 2.09 This release includes a huge number of new stuff, obviously GeForce 9×00 support has been added as well as ForceWare 175.xx and Catalyst 8.4 support.
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[French]
RivaTuner a été updaté vers la version 2.09. Cette version inclue beaucoup de nouveautés dont le support des GeForce 9×00 ainsi que des pilotes Forceware 175.xx et Catalyst 8.4.
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