nVIDIA ForceWare WHQL Drivers 175.16 for Windows Vista

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Date: May 13, 2008
File Size: 36.0 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista
Downloads: 1,321

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What's New:

* WHQL Certified for Windows Vista
* Supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series GPUs including these newly released GPUs:
o GeForce 9800 GX2
o GeForce 9800 GTX
o GeForce 9600 GT
o GeForce 9600 GSO
o GeForce 8300
o GeForce 8200/ nForce 730a
o GeForce 8100/nForce 720a
* Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI™ technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including Quad SLI technology with GeForce 9800 GX2 and 3-way SLI Technology with GeForce 9800 GTX.
* Supports Hybrid SLI technology to turbo-charge graphics performance and enjoy intelligent power management on the following motherboards:
o nForce 780a SLI
o nForce 750a SLI
o nForce 730a
o nForce 720a
o GeForce 8300
o GeForce 8200
o GeForce 8100
* Supports GeForce Boost, a Hybrid SLI Technology, on the following GPUs:
o GeForce 8500 GT
o GeForce 8400 GS
* Supports HybridPower, a Hybrid SLI Technology, on the following GPUs:
o GeForce 9800 GX2
o GeForce 9800 GTX
* Adds support for NVIDIA GeForce 3D Stereo Technology
* Adds new PureVideo HD features for GeForce 9800 GX2, 9800 GTX, 9600 GT and 9600 GSO:
o Dynamic Contrast Enhancement
o Dynamic Blue, Green & Skin Tone Enhancements
o Dual-Stream Decode Acceleration*
o Microsoft Vista Aero display mode compatibility for Blu-ray & HD DVD playback*
* Added the following pages to the NVIDIA Control Panel:
o Manage Custom Resolutions
o Adjust Television Color Settings
o Adjust Screen Size and Position
o Move CRT Position
* Improved performance on many DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications.
* Numerous game and application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, features, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.
* Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.
* GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring is available by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.

* Note: Users will require updated software from third-party movie players to experience the new Dual-Stream decode acceleration and Aero support for Blu-ray and HD DVD playback features.

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