At least some NVIDIA’s ForceWare drivers cannot pass certain WHQL tests as Microsoft’s Display Compatibility Test does not pass pixel shaders 3.0 along with some other pixel shaders tests on the drivers version 66.81. Earlier this year Microsoft’s test rejected another important technology – Geometry Instancing, but on ATI’s CATALYST drivers.
Head over to X-bit Labs for more information.
Microsoft’s certification puts graphics innovations under fire
Posted on Monday, Nov 08 2004 @ 19:07 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck