nVIDIA ForceWare Beta Drivers 158.18 for Windows Vista 64bit

Date: April 17, 2007
File Size: 42.7 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista
Downloads: 485

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Release notes:

Release Highlights:

* Adds support for GeForce 8600 GTS, GeForce 8600 GT, and GeForce 8500 GT, GeForce 8400 GS, and GeForce 8300 GS GPUs.
* Increased performance in 3D applications.
* PureVideo™ HD support.
* Add support for forcing Vertical Sync in DirectX applications.
* Updated NVIDIA Control Panel with improved user interface (Please see the Release Notes for more details).
* Numerous game and application compatibility fixes
* This driver supports the following 3D features:
o Single GPU support
+ DirectX 9 support for GeForce 6/7/8 series GPUs
+ DirectX 10 support for GeForce 8800 GPUs
+ OpenGL support for GeForce 6/7/8 series GPUs
o NVIDIA SLI support
+ DirectX 9 support for GeForce 8800 GPUs
+ OpenGL support for GeForce 8800 GPUs
* DirectX 10 NVIDIA SLI support for GeForce 8800 GPUs will be available in a future driver
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* Please read the release notes (http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/158.18/158.18_ForceWare_Release_Notes.pdf) for more information on product support, feature limitations, and known compatibility issues

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