NVIDIA ForceWare 158.18 for Windows Vista

Posted on Friday, Apr 27 2007 @ 13:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA released the ForceWare 158.18 drivers for Windows Vista.

Changelog:
  • WHQL Certified Driver
  • NVIDIA has a problem when trying to enable NVIDIA SLI using the international driver kit. If you are having problems enabling this feature, please download the U.S. English driver kit.
  • Adds support for GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT, and GeForce 8500 GT, GeForce 8400 GS, and GeForce 8300 GS GPUs.
  • Increased performance in 3D applications.
  • PureVideo HD support.
  • Add support for forcing Vertical Sync in DirectX applications.
  • Updated NVIDIA Control Panel with improved user interface (Please see the Release Notes for more details).
  • Numerous game and application compatibility fixes.
  • This driver supports the following 3D features:
    • Single GPU support
      • DirectX 9 support for GeForce 6/7/8 series GPUs
      • DirectX 10 support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
      • OpenGL support for GeForce 6/7/8 series GPUs
    • NVIDIA SLI support
      • DirectX 9 support for 6/7/8 series GPUs
      • OpenGL support for 6/7/8 series GPUs
  • DirectX 10 NVIDIA SLI support for GeForce 8800 GPUs will be available in a future driver
You can find the drivers over here.


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