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nVIDIA GeForce/ION Driver 266.58 WHQL

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nVIDIA GeForce/ION Driver 266.58 WHQL

nVIDIA GeForce software unleashes the full power and features in nVIDIA’s desktop, gaming, platform, workstation, laptop, multimedia, and mobile products. Delivering a proven record of compatibility, reliability, and stability with the widest range of games and applications, nVIDIA GeForce/ION software ensures the best experience with your nVIDIA hardware.

  • Incredible 3D and video performance for all of your applications.
  • Rock-solid system stability, greater compatibility, and reliability with nVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA).
  • Industry-leading features for graphics, audio, video, communications, storage, and security.
  • Robust product support for over ten unique operating systems.
  • Continual product performance and feature updates for the life of your nVIDIA hardware.

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

New in Release 266.58:

GPU Support
* Supports the newly released GeForce GTX 580 and GeForce GTX 570 GPUs.
Performance
* Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. the latest Release 260 drivers. The following are examples of some of the most significant improvements measured on Windows 7. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:

GeForce GTX 580:
o Up to 7% in Battlefield Bad Company 2 (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
o Up to 12% in Battleforge (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF Very High)
o Up to 11% in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
o Up to 7% in Dirt 2 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
o Up to 7% in Far Cry 2 (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
o Up to 5% in Just Cause 2 (1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF Dark Tower)
o Up to 5% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat (SLI – 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
o Up to 9% in Stone Giant (SLI 1920×1200, DOF on)
o Up to 8% in Unigine Heaven v2.1 (SLI 1920×1200 4xAA/16xAF)
* Improves performance in Final Fantasy XI on GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs.

NVIDIA SLI
* Adds SLI profiles for the following PC games:
o Alien vs. Triangles Demo
o Endless City Demo
o Lionheart: Kings Crusade
o Moscow Racer: Legends of USSR
o Rift: Planes of Telara
o Shaun White Skateboarding
* Enhances SLI profiles for the following PC games:
o Age of Conan
o Arcania: Gothic 4
o Civilization V – DX11
o Lost Planet 2
o World Of Warcraft
Other
* Installs HD Audio driver version 1.1.13.1
* 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 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.
* Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology* on DirectX 9 and OpenGL.
* Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.
* Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.

*Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista and Windows 7: Quad SLI technology using GeForce 9800 GX2 or GeForce GTX 295, 3-way SLI technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor support.

Supported Products:

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

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