Nvidia FX Drivers

By jjangl337
Oct 14, 2003
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  1. i have the nvidia 128 ddr mb fx5200 and i keep hearing about this "detonator" driver is it the same driver as the current one on the nvidia website cause thats wat i have or should i dl this "detonator" driver wat u guys think? Or to simplify this question I HAVE A FX5200 wat driver should i use?
  2. jjangl337

    jjangl337 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 29

    well yea that dosent answer ne thing ...... :?
  3. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    The drivers at nvidia's site are called Detonators for some reason.
  4. Steg

    Steg Newcomer, in training Posts: 422

    nvidia drivers have ALWAYS been detonator the same as ATi drivers are Catalyst - its just the brand name
    if you want a stable and secure driver set download the latest offical driver set (45.23 i think) from nvidia.com

    Steg
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Yeah, I believe they started calling them Detonators when they introduced Riva TNT. It wasn't called that with Riva 128 and earlier, so it's not always.

    Detonator to detonate TNT ;)
  6. Superfly

    Superfly Newcomer, in training

    Can i suggest using the BETA Detonator drivers - especially if you plan on running DX9 games - DO NOT use DET 51.75 - very very bad driver - DO USE DET 52.13 or above - very good drivers.

    http://www.3dchipset.com/drivers/beta/nvidia/nt5/index.php

    Have fun - my DX9 performance has gone up 60% withthe new DET 50.xx series drivers.
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