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Old 12-11-2007, 11:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

There are brand new ForceWare 169.21 drivers out today in both Windows XP and Windows Vista flavors. Grab them if you need them. Thanks to Alex Sosa for the heads up.
WHQL candidate driver for GeForce 6, 7, and 8 series GPUs. Added support for GeForce 8800 GTS 512 GPU. Recommended driver for the latest DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications. Numerous game and application compatibility fixes.

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NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

There are brand new ForceWare 169.21 drivers out today in both Windows XP and Windows Vista flavors. Grab them if you need them. Thanks to Alex Sosa for the heads up.
WHQL candidate driver for GeForce 6, 7, and 8 series GPUs. Added support for GeForce 8800 GTS 512 GPU. Recommended driver for the latest DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications. Numerous game and application compatibility fixes.

NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate - www.Tech-Dump.com

how come the new drivers arent listed on nvidias website?
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

ForceWare Release 169

Right there?
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

they work fine for me....boosted my fps a little.
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

Ya i installed this driver last night and i can see a noticable improvement not only in framerate but in actual clarity of the picture.
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weird how did you find that?

nvidias website still lists the latest geforce 8 series driver as:
ForceWare Release 163
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

Im confused anyone help clarify? are these like "BETA" drivers or something?
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

Yes, looks to be a BETA driver.....
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/betad...spx?lang=en-us
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Yes, looks to be a BETA driver.....
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/betad...spx?lang=en-us
pfft ill wait for it to become a real driver then :P dont want to introduce any potential problems to my system
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Default Re: NVIDIA ForceWare 169.21 WHQL Candidate

the new beta drivers are 169.25.

i couldnt find the .21.

And if im not mistaked, doesnt whql mean that theyre are the official drivers?
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