As part of the
Nvidia Verde Notebook Driver Program, this is a reference driver that can be
installed on supported Nvidia notebook GPUs. However, please note that your
notebook original equipment manufacturer (OEM) provides certified drivers for
your specific notebook on their website. Nvidia recommends that you check with
your notebook OEM about recommended software updates for your notebook. OEMs may
not provide technical support for issues that arise from the use of this driver.
Before downloading this driver:
- Please check to make sure that your notebook has a supported GPU (refer
to the Products Supported tab below).
- It is recommended that you backup your current system configuration.
Click here for instructions.
- If you own a Dell Inspiron 1420, Dell XPS M1330, Dell XPS M1530, or Dell
Latitude D630/D630c it is highly recommended that you first install this
Dell software update.
This is the first release from the Release 270 family of drivers (versions
270.xx to 274.xx). You can read more about this family of drivers on
This driver supports the following Nvidia notebook GPUs (please refer to the
Products Supported tab for exceptions):
- ION notebook GPUs.
- GeForce 8M, 9M, 100M, 200M, 300M, 400M, and 500M-series notebook GPUs.
- Quadro 5000M, 2000M and 1000M notebook GPUs.
- Quadro NVS-series notebook GPUs (only those that support DirectX 10 or
- Quadro FX-series notebook GPUs (only those that support DirectX 10 or
This driver package also includes the 3D Vision Controller driver.
New in Release 270.51:
- Adds support for the newly released GeForce GT 555M, GeForce GT 550M,
GeForce GT 540M, GeForce GT 525M, and GeForce GT 520M GPUs.
- Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in
several PC games vs. v266.58 WHQL drivers.
- This is a new feature in Release 270 and later drivers. Nvidia Update
keeps your PC up-to-date with the latest GeForce drivers by notifying you
when a new driver is available and directing you to the driver on
www.Nvidia.com. When you install a Release 270 or later GeForce driver from
www.Nvidia.com, you will be presented with the option to install Nvidia
Update. Click here to learn more about Nvidia Update.
Nvidia 3D Vision
- With Release 270 drivers, the 3D Vision Controller driver is now
included with all GPU driver installations. This driver package includes
v270.47 3D Vision Controller driver. Users are no longer required to install
a separate 3D Vision Controller driver or CD driver. For more information,
please view this knowledgebase article for more information.
- Now supports 3D Vision window mode on 3D Vision notebooks, with the
- Adds support for HDMI 1.4 3D TVs when using 3DTV Play software,
including DirectX 9 games, Google Earth, and 3DVisionLive.com.
- 3D Vision window mode now works with Windows Aero enabled
- New Nvidia Control Panel option to toggle 3D Vision window mode on or
- Improved performance using the in-game crosshair for Half-life 2,
Left4Dead, and Left4Dead2
- Adds support for new 3D Vision Desktop LCD monitors: Tongfang LM2230W
- Adds support for new 3D Vision projectors: Acer X1261P, Acer X1261-3D,
DepthQ HDs3D-1, NEC NP-V300X, Sanyo PDG-DXL2000
- Adds support for new 3D Vision Notebooks: ASUS G53SW, ASUS G73SW, ASUS
VX7, Clevo P170HM3, Toshiba Satellite P770 / P775 /T572, Toshiba Dynabook
T572, Toshiba Qosmio X770 / X775Added the following 3D Vision game profiles:
- Alice Madness Returns
- Crysis 2 (including multi-player demo)
- Dead Space 2
- Dragon Age II
- Duke Nukem Forever
- Dungeon Defenders
- Dungeon Siege III
- Fable III
- Faxion Online
- Final Fantasy XIV
- Homefront (DirectX 9 and DirectX 10)
- Lego Universe
- Need for Speed World
- Portal 2
- Richard Burns Rally
- Section 8: Prejudice
- Shift 2 Unleashed
- Shogun 2: Total War
- Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures
- Test Drive Unlimited 2
- The Sims Medieval
- Updated the following 3D Vision game profiles
- MX vs. ATV Reflex
- Monster Hunter Frontier Benchmark
- Adds support for applications using CUDA 4.0 features such as Unified
Virtual Addressing (UVA) and GPUDirect™ v2.0.
- Installs HD Audio driver version 184.108.40.206
- Installs PhysX System Software to version 9.10.0514
- Supports the new GPU-accelerated features in Adobe CS5.
- Supports GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with Adobe Flash
10.1. Learn more here.
- Supports the new version of MotionDSP's video enhancement software,
vReveal, which adds support for HD output. Nvidia customers can download a
free version of vReveal that supports up to SD output here.
- Supports DirectCompute with Windows 7 and GeForce 8-series and later
- Supports OpenCL 1.0 (Open Computing Language) for all GeForce 8-series
and later GPUs.
- Supports OpenGL 3.3 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
- Supports OpenGL 4.1 on GeForce 400 series and later GPUs.
- Users without US English operating systems can select their language and
download the International driver
This driver will install on the following GPUs with the exception of some
notebooks listed below:
GeForce 500M series:
GeForce GT 555M, GeForce GT 550M, GeForce GT 540M, GeForce GT 525M, GeForce GT
GeForce 400M series:
GTX 480M, GTX 470M, GTX 460M , GT 445M, GT 435M, GT 425M, GT 420M, GT 415M,
GeForce 300M series:
GTS 360M, GTS 350M, GT 335M, GT 330M, GT 325M, GT 320M, 310M, 305M
GeForce 200M series:
GT 230M, GT 240M, G210M, GTX 285M, GTX 280M,GTS 250M, GTX 260M, GT 220M
GeForce 100M series:
G 110M, GT 130M, GTS 160M, G 105M, G 103M, G 102M, GT 120M
GeForce 9 series:
9600 GT, 9400
GeForce 9M series:
9400M G, 9650M GS, 9200M GS, 9500M GS, 9400M GS, 9800M GS, 9300M GS, 9800M GT,
9100M G, 9800M GTS, 9500M G, 9700M GT, 9600M GS, 9650M GT, 9400M, 9300M G, 9800M
GTX, 9600M GT, 9700M GTS
GeForce 8M series:
8800M GTS, 8600M GT, 8400M GT, 8200M G, 8800M GTX, 8800M GS, 8600M GS, 8400M G,
8700M GT, 8400M GS
Quadro FX Notebook series:
5000M, 2000M, 1000M, FX 3800M, FX 3700M, FX 360M, FX 1600M, FX 380M, FX 370M, FX
3600M, FX 2800M, FX 2700M, FX 880M, FX 770M, FX 570M, FX 1800M, FX 1700M
Quadro NVS Notebook series:
NVS 2100M, NVS 5100M, NVS 3100M, NVS 150M, NVS 160M, NVS 140M, NVS 320M, NVS
130M, NVS 135M
ION Notebook series:
ION (Notebooks) , ION LE (Notebooks)
- Notebooks supporting Hybrid Power technology with Intel chipsets are not
supported by this release.
- The following Sony VAIO notebooks are supported: Sony VAIO F Series with
NVIDIA GeForce 310M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 335M and NVIDIA GeForce GT 425M.
Other Sony VAIO notebooks are not supported at this time (please contact
Sony for driver support).
- Fujitsu notebooks are not supported by this release (Fujitsu Siemens
notebooks are supported).
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