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    News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Beta release touts a bevy of a new features and performance gains in "many of today's leading titles".
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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Beta?!

    It was advertised as a WHQL last night when I downloaded it!

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Ahh, 96x AA.. just what I've been waiting for.. lol

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    it must have been removed as its not saying that now it says Beta

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    it was always beta afaik, it was a hot topic yesterday when it was released

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Wow, I thought nVidia were usually terrible at supporting old hardware..


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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    that's not a graphics card... where's the 6 tons of metal and a jet engine to stop it spontaneously combusting?

    on my 280 there's no real difference performance wise between these and the 197.xx ones...

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by RedFlames View Post
    that's not a graphics card... where's the 6 tons of metal and a jet engine to stop it spontaneously combusting?

    on my 280 there's no real difference performance wise between these and the 197.xx ones...
    Some people are reporting drops in speed - personally i'll probably wait for the WHQL drivers in June seeing as everything currently works.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    Some people are reporting drops in speed - personally i'll probably wait for the WHQL drivers in June seeing as everything currently works.
    for me, some benchmark/fps numbers went up, some went down [but not by enough to lose sleep over] but overall they stayed about the same... there's nothing terribly wrong with this set... but i wouldn't go out of my way to upgrade to them...

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    Re: News - NVIDIA introduces Release 256 GeForce drivers

    i saw about a 40% gain in BC2 on the SLI'd 480's

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