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nVIDIA GeForce Driver 306.81 WHQL for Windows XP

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nVIDIA GeForce Driver 306.81 WHQL for Windows XP

nVIDIA GeForce Driver 306.81 WHQL for Windows XP 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, GeForce 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, 400, 500 and 600-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.

New in GeForce 306.81:

* Adds support for GeForce GTX 650 Ti.
* Updates SLI profile for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier.

New in R304 Drivers:

* GPU Support
o Adds support for GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, and GeForce GTX 650.
o 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:
o Up to 18% in Batman: Arkham City
o Up to 15% in Dragon Age II
o Up to 10% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
o Up to 60% in Total War: Shogun 2 (fixes performance issue with latest game patch)
GeForce GTX 560:
o Up to 14% in Batman: Arkham City
o Up to 5% in Battlefield 3 with SLI
o Up to 4% in Dragon Age II
o Up to 8% in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings with SLI
o Up to 7% in Lost Planet 2

* NVIDIA SLI Technology – Adds or updates the following SLI profiles:
o Alan Wake’s American Nightmare – added
o Borderlands 2 – added
o Darksiders 2 – added
o End of Nations – added
o F1 2011 – updated
o F1 2012 – added
o Final Fantasy XIV – updated
o Nexuiz – added
o Orcs Must Die! 2 – added
o PlanetSide 2 – updated
o Saints Row: The Third – updated
o Shogun 2: Total War – updated
o Sleeping Dogs – added
o Spec Ops: The Line – added
o The Secret World – updated
o Torchlight II – added
o Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier – added
o Tornado Force – added
o Tribes: Ascend – updated
* Other Profile Updates
o Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Diablo III
o Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for L.A. Noire
o Added NVIDIA Control Panel antialiasing support for Rayman Origins
o Disabled FXAA for several Windows programs like Media Player and Movie Maker.
* NVIDIA CUDA
o Includes support for applications built using CUDA 5 Preview or earlier version of the CUDA Toolkit. More information at http://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit

Additional Details
* Installs PhysX System Software v9.12.0604.
* Installs HD Audio v1.3.18.0.
* 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 680, GTX 670, GTX 660 Ti, GTX 660, GTX 650 Ti, GTX 650, 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: 310, GT 330, GT 340, 315, GT 320
GeForce 200 series: GTX 280, 210, GTX 275, GT 230, 205, GTX 285, GT 240, GTS 250, GTX 295, G210, GT 220, GTX 260, GTS 240
GeForce 100 series: GT 130, G 100, GT 120, GT 140
GeForce 9 series: 9200, 9500 GS, 9300 GS, 9400, 9800 GTX/GTX+, 9600 GT, 9600 GSO, 9600 GS, 9400 GT, 9300 GE, 9800 GT, 9300, 9800 GX2, 9500 GT, 9100
GeForce 8 series: 8400 GS, 8600 GTS, 8800 GTX, 8400 SE, 8800 GT, 8200, 8800 GTS, 8800 Ultra, 8100 / nForce 720a, 8500 GT, 8400, 8800 GTS 512, 8600 GS, 8800 GS, 8300 GS, 8200 / nForce 730a, 8600 GT, 8300
GeForce 7 series: 7950 GX2, 7600 GT, 7100 GS, 7800 SLI, 7500 LE, 7900 GT/GTO, 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 7300 GT, 7300 LE, 7600 GS, 7300 SE / 7200 GS, 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 7550 LE, 7300 GS, 7150 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7800 GS, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7600 LE, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7350 LE, 7800 GTX, 7900 GTX, 7900 GS, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 620i, 7650 GS, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 610i, 7950 GT
GeForce 6 series: 6800 GT, 6800 Ultra, 6800 XE, 6800 XT, 6700 XL, 6800 GS, 6610 XL, 6500, 6150, 6200 TurboCache, 6800, 6600 LE, 6200, 6200 LE, 6150LE / Quadro NVS 210S, 6250, 6100, 6800 LE, 6600 GT, 6150SE nForce 430, 6200 A-LE, 6100 nForce 400, 6100 nForce 420, 6600 VE, 6200SE TurboCache, 6150 LE, 6800 GS/XT, 6600, 6100 nForce 405
ION series: ION, ION LE

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    One of the things I love about the new drivers since version 295.73 is that when you boot into safe mode, you don't get the low resolution screen anymore. Everything looks normal and you can set the resolution to whatever you want. Nice job Nvidia.