Nvidia GeForce Graphics Driver 306.02 for Windows XP 64-bit

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Date: August 28, 2012
File Size: 138.0 MB
OS Support: Windows XP 64-bit
Downloads: 625

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What's New:

  • GPU Support
    • Supports the new GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU.
    • Legacy Support Notification: GeForce 6-series and GeForce 7-series GPUs will be moved to legacy support after GeForce R304 drivers. GeForce R310 drivers (the next major family of drivers) will not support these products.
  • Performance Boost Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 301.42 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
    • GeForce GTX 680
      • Up to 18% in Batman: Arkham City
      • Up to 15% in Dragon Age II
      • Up to 10% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
      • Up to 60% in Total War: Shogun 2 (fixes performance issue with latest game patch)
    • GeForce GTX 560
      • Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham City
      • Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 with SLI
      • Up to 4% in Dragon Age II
      • Up to 8% in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings with SLI
      • Up to 7% in Lost Planet 2
  • Nvidia SLI Technology Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
    • Alan Wake's American Nightmare added
    • Borderlands 2 added
    • Darksiders 2 added
    • End of Nations - added
    • F1 2011 updated
    • F1 2012 added
    • Final Fantasy XIV updated
    • Nexuiz - added
    • Orcs Must Die! 2 added
    • PlanetSide 2 - updated
    • Saints Row: The Third updated
    • Shogun 2: Total War updated
    • Sleeping Dogs added
    • Spec Ops: The Line - added
    • The Secret World - updated
    • Torchlight II - added
    • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Future Soldier - added
    • Tornado Force - added
    • Tribes: Ascend updated
  • Other Profile Updates
    • Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for Diablo III
    • Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for L.A. Noire
    • Added Nvidia Control Panel antialiasing support for Rayman Origins
    • Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and Movie Maker.
  • Nvidia CUDA
  • Additional Details
    • Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0604.
    • Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
    • Supports OpenGL 4.3 for GeForce 400-series and later GPUs.
    • Supports DisplayPort 1.2 for GeForce GTX 600 series GPUs.
    • 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 and DirectX 10.

*Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8: GeForce GTX 600 series SLI, Quad SLI technology, 3-way SLI technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor support.

Supported Products:

  • GeForce 600 series
    • GTX 690, GTX 680, GTX 670, GTX 660 Ti, GT 645, GT 640, GT 630, GT 620, GT 610, 605
  • GeForce 500 series
    • GTX 590, GTX 580, GTX 570, GTX 560 Ti, GTX 560 SE, GTX 560, GTX 555, GTX 550 Ti, GT 545, GT 530, GT 520, 510
  • GeForce 400 series
    • GTX 480, GTX 470, GTX 465, GTX 460 v2, GTX 460 SE v2, GTX 460 SE, GTX 460, GTS 450, GT 440, GT 430, GT 420, 405
  • GeForce 300 series
    • GT 340, GT 330, GT 320, 315, 310
  • GeForce 200 series
    • GTX 295, GTX 285, GTX 280, GTX 275, GTX 260, GTS 250, GTS 240, GT 240, GT 230, GT 220, G210, 210, 205
  • GeForce 100 series
    • GT 140, GT 130, GT 120, G 100
  • GeForce 9 series
    • 9800 GX2, 9800 GTX/GTX+, 9800 GT, 9600 GT, 9600 GSO, 9600 GS, 9500 GT, 9500 GS, 9400 GT, 9400, 9300 GS, 9300 GE, 9300, 9200, 9100
  • GeForce 8 series
    • 8800 Ultra, 8800 GTX, 8800 GTS 512, 8800 GTS, 8800 GT, 8800 GS, 8600 GTS, 8600 GT, 8600 GS, 8500 GT, 8400 SE, 8400 GS, 8400, 8300 GS, 8300, 8200 / nForce 730a, 8200, 8100 / nForce 720a
  • GeForce 7 series
    • 7550 LE, 7500 LE, 7350 LE, 7300 SE / 7200 GS, 7300 LE, 7300 GS, 7150 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7100 GS, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 620i, 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 610i, 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a
  • GeForce 6 series
    • 6800 Ultra, 6800 Series GPU, 6800 GT, 6500, 6250, 6200 A-LE, 6150SE nForce 430, 6150LE / Quadro NVS 210S, 6150 LE, 6150, 6100 nForce 420, 6100 nForce 405, 6100 nForce 400, 6100
  • ION series
    • ION LE, ION

Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.

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