NVIDIA GeForce 182.06 WHQL drivers released

Posted on Wednesday, Feb 18 2009 @ 18:58 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
NVIDIA has released the GeForce 182.06 WHQL drivers for Windows XP and Windows Vista. This version is recommended for the best experience in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin and promises several performance boosts over the 181.22 WHQL drivers. As usual, you can find the driver in NVIDIA's driver section.

Changelog:
  • Recommended for the best experience in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
  • Boosts performance in several 3D applications. The following are examples of improvements measured with Release 182.06 WHQL drivers vs. Release 181.22 WHQL drivers (results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and game settings):
  • Up to 8% performance increase in Fallout 3 at high resolution and AA.
  • Up to 10% performance increase in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
  • Up to 9% performance increase in Half-Life 2 at high resolution with AA.
  • Up to 11% performance increase in Left 4 Dead at high resolution with AA.
  • Up to 10% performance increase in Race Driver: GRID at high resolution and AA.
  • Includes full support for OpenGL 3.0 on GeForce 8-series, 9-series, and 200-series GPUs.
  • Automatically installs the new PhysX System Software version 9.09.0203.


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