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GeForce 302.80 WHQL drivers available for Windows 8 Release Preview

By Matthew
Jun 14, 2012
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  1. Nvidia has finally released WHQL-certified drivers for the Windows 8 Release Preview. Originally due last week, the update was delayed so it could be polished further. After missing its initial target, the company supplied beta drivers this Monday and cited…

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  2. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,272   +90

    Yes, at last. I was waiting for these drivers since I couldn't use Windows 8 for more than 30 min before my screen turned purple, started flickering, and then restarted. I'll install these when I get home, thanks TechSpot for the heads up. :)

    It wasn't smooth, but I got a hang of Metro with mouse and keyboard. There are still some annoyances, but the speed and the stability are really refreshing. Hell, sometimes I find myself not wanting to go back to the legacy desktop; in fact I now only read Tom's Hardware through their Metro app. I couldn't believe it myself.


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