Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 290.53 Beta for Windows XP 64-bit

December 22, 2011
290.53-desktop-winxp-64bit-international-beta.exe
166.3 MB
Windows XP 64-bit
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This is the second beta release from the R290 family of drivers. For more information, read the 290.53 driver article on GeForce.com.

This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.

What's New:

  • Optimizations for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    • Increases performance by up to 25% in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim vs. 290.36 drivers (measured with GeForce GTX 560 at 19x10 Ultra – Indoor Scene). Results will vary depending on your GPU, system configuration, and in-game location.
    • Updates the NVIDIA Control Panel ambient occlusion support for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to a higher performance profile.
    • Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match Skyrim crosshairs.
    • For a full Skyrim tweak guide, visit GeForce.com.
  • Nvidia SLI
    • Adds SLI profiles for Trine 2, WRC 2: FIA World Rally Championship 2011, and Afterfall: InSanity.
  • 3D Vision
    • Fixes issues with Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 not launching into 3D Vision mode
    • Added new 3D Vision laser sight /crosshair options to better match The Elder Scrolls Skyrim crosshairs
    • Added or updated the following 3D Vision game profiles:
      • AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome – rated Good
      • The Adventures of Tintin: The Game – rated Excellent
      • Assassin’s Creed: Revelations – rating changed to Fair
      • Driver San Francisco – updated settings to work better in 3D Vision
      • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – updated in-game compatibility message
      • Hard Reset – updated in-game compatibility message. FXAA x2 and x4 are now supported by the game Ignite – rated Good
      • Jane's Advanced Strike Fighters – rated Fair
      • Jurassic Park: The Game – rated Good
      • Orcs Must Die! – rated Good
      • PAYDAY The Heist – rated Poor
      • PT Boats - Knights of the Sea – rated Good
      • PT Boats - South Gambit – rated Good
      • Race 07 – updated in-game compatibility message
      • Race Room – rated Good
      • Serious Sam 3: BFE – rated Poor
      • SkyDrift – rated Good
      • Star Wars: The Old Republic – rated Good
      • Stronghold 3 – rated Good
      • Take on Helicopters – rated Fair
      • Trine 2 – rated 3D Vision Ready
      • Waves – rated Excellent
  • Key Bug Fixes
    • Fixes some random instances of triangular artifacts when playing Battlefield 3 (fix is now enabled for GeForce 400 and 500 series GPUs).
    • Fixes a default panel resolution/ timing bug in 290.36.
  • Other Details
    • Supports multiple languages and APIs for GPU computing: CUDA C, CUDA C++, CUDA Fortran, OpenCL, DirectCompute, and Microsoft C++ AMP.
    • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel and AMD motherboards.

Supported Products:

  • GeForce 500 Series
    • GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 580, GeForce GTX 570, GeForce GTX 560 Ti, GeForce GTX 560, GeForce GTX 550 Ti, GeForce GT 545, GeForce GT 530, GeForce GT 520, GeForce 510
  • GeForce 400 Series
    • GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470, GeForce GTX 465, GeForce GTX 460 SE v2, GeForce GTX 460 SE, GeForce GTX 460 v2, GeForce GTX 460, GeForce GTS 450, GeForce GT 440, GeForce GT 430, GeForce GT 420, GeForce 405
  • GeForce 300 Series
    • GeForce GT 340, GeForce GT 330, GeForce GT 320, GeForce 315, GeForce 310
  • GeForce 200 Series
    • GeForce GTX 295, GeForce GTX 285, GeForce GTX 280, GeForce GTX 275, GeForce GTX 260, GeForce GTS 250, GeForce GTS 240, GeForce GT 230, GeForce GT 240, GeForce GT 220, GeForce G210, GeForce 210, GeForce 205
  • GeForce 100 Series
    • GeForce GT 140, GeForce GT 130, GeForce GT 120, GeForce G100
  • GeForce 9 Series
    • GeForce 9800 GX2, GeForce 9800 GTX/GTX+, GeForce 9800 GT, GeForce 9600 GT, GeForce 9600 GSO, GeForce 9600 GSO 512, GeForce 9600 GS, GeForce 9500 GT, GeForce 9500 GS, GeForce 9400 GT, GeForce 9400, GeForce 9300 GS, GeForce 9300 GE, GeForce 9300 SE, GeForce 9300, GeForce 9200, GeForce 9100
  • GeForce 8 Series
    • GeForce 8800 Ultra, GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce 8800 GTS 512, GeForce 8800 GTS, GeForce 8800 GT, GeForce 8800 GS, GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT, GeForce 8600 GS, GeForce 8500 GT, GeForce 8400 GS, GeForce 8400 SE, GeForce 8400, GeForce 8300 GS, GeForce 8300, GeForce 8200, GeForce 8200 /nForce 730a, GeForce 8100 /nForce 720a
  • GeForce 7 Series
    • GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a, GeForce 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a, GeForce 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 610i, GeForce 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 620i, GeForce 7100 GS, GeForce 7150 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, GeForce 7300 SE / 7200 GS, GeForce 7300 LE, GeForce 7300 GS, GeForce 7300 GT, GeForce 7350 LE, GeForce 7500 LE, GeForce 7550 LE, GeForce 7600 LE, GeForce 7600 GS, GeForce 7600 GT, GeForce 7650 GS, GeForce 7800 GS, GeForce 7800 GTX, GeForce 7800 SLI, GeForce 7900 GS, GeForce 7900 GT/GTO, GeForce 7900 GTX, GeForce 7950 GT, GeForce 7950 GX2
  • GeForce 6 Series
    • GeForce 6100, GeForce 6100 nForce 400, GeForce 6100 nForce 405, GeForce 6100 nForce 420, GeForce 6150, GeForce 6150 LE, GeForce 6150LE / Quadro NVS 210S, GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, GeForce 6200, GeForce 6200 A-LE, GeForce 6200 LE, GeForce 6200 TurboCache(TM), GeForce 6200SE TurboCache(TM), GeForce 6250, GeForce 6500, GeForce 6600, GeForce 6600 GT, GeForce 6600 LE, GeForce 6600 VE, GeForce 6610 XL, GeForce 6700 XL, GeForce 6800, GeForce 6800 GS, GeForce 6800 GS/XT, GeForce 6800 GT, GeForce 6800 LE, GeForce 6800 Ultra, GeForce 6800 XE, GeForce 6800 XT
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