nVidia GeForce (5 6 7 8 9) Documentation Download

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Supported Models

nVidia GeForce (5 6 7 8 9) Driver

Manufacturers

NVIDIA

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

175.19_WinXP_GeForce_Release_Notes.pdf (889.7 KB)

Versions

175.19 (9-Jul-2008)

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Uploader Notes

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.

Several game and application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, features, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.

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dzadzev (DG Member) on 17-Aug-2008

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