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Topic # 11204 9-Jan-2007 15:50
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Nvidia have released their drivers for Windows Vista RTM finally.

Version 97.46 can be downloaded from here:

Vista x86: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x86_97.46.html
Vista x64: http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x64_97.46.html

These do not include the DX10 drivers for the 8800.

I am on holiday still so look forward to downloading these when I get home. For what I hear OpenGL support is much improved.

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Reply # 57343 9-Jan-2007 16:00
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still no drivers for the notebook go 7 series cards though I see.

Nvidia = useless




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  Reply # 57344 9-Jan-2007 16:03
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These will be ready when Vista is made available on Jan 30.

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  Reply # 57347 9-Jan-2007 17:08
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Had them for a while now... :)






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  Reply # 57350 9-Jan-2007 17:37
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Yes they were leaked quite some time ago.

I never installed them as the leaked drivers performed worse than the earlier RC2 ones in many scenarios.

Do you have the official release? If so a run down on the performance would be great

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  Reply # 57351 9-Jan-2007 17:40
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I'm going to do some testing using benchmarks and post the results. Unfortunately, all my games are pretty old by now (Doom 3, UT2004, Splinter Cell) so can only do limited testing in that respect.

Suggestions for what to check out would be welcome. :)






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  Reply # 57352 9-Jan-2007 17:44
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If you have any OpenGL games checking out how they perform with 8x AA etc would be great

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  Reply # 57371 9-Jan-2007 18:34
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Doom3 OK?






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  Reply # 57402 9-Jan-2007 20:58
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Yeah that should be fine. I have a few OpenGL games so this is important for me.

If I recall you have similar specs to me and a 128Mb 6600GT card.

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  Reply # 57404 9-Jan-2007 21:01
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Well, upgraded, but will do a comparo run with XP and Vista on the same machine.






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  Reply # 57405 9-Jan-2007 21:05
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Sounds great. Will await results eagerly

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