NVIDIA GeForce 175.12 beta driver released

Posted on Monday, Apr 28 2008 @ 20:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA has released a new GeForce beta driver for Windows Vista. Here's the changelog:
  • Supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series GPUs including these newly released GPUs:
    • GeForce 9800 GX2
    • GeForce 9800 GTX
    • GeForce 9600 GT
    • GeForce 8300
    • GeForce 8200
    • GeForce 8200/ NVIDIA nForce 730a
    • GeForce 8100/NVIDIA nForce 720a
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLIā„¢ 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.
  • Adds support for NVIDIA GeForce 3D Stereo Technology for GeForce 6, 7, 8, or 9 Series GPUs, including SLI technology.
  • Adds new PureVideo HD features for GeForce 9800 GX2, 9800 GTX, and 9600 GT:
    • Dynamic Contrast Enhancement
    • Dynamic Blue, Green & Skin Tone Enhancements
    • Dual-Stream Decode Acceleration*
    • Microsoft Vista Aero display mode compatibility for Blu-ray & HD DVD playback*
  • Added the following pages to the NVIDIA Control Panel:
    • Manage Custom Resolutions
    • Adjust Television Color Settings
    • Adjust Screen Size and Position
    • Move CRT Position
  • Improved performance on many DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications.
  • Numerous game and application compatibility fixes.
  • You can get the driver over here.


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