October 23rd, 2003, 19:12 PM
Official Nvidia ForceWare 52.16 WHQL (Windows 2000/XP)
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced its new NVIDIA® ForceWare™ release 50 graphics driver, a new Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) engineered to provide unmatched performance and image quality on both Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® applications. In addition to its unmatched DirectX 9.0 application performance, this new graphics driver also delivers world-renowned compatibility, stability, and reliability across all NVIDIA GPUs.
The ForceWare release 50 graphics drivers include the NVIDIA unified compiler technology that translates shader programs so that they are optimized for the NVIDIA GPU architecture, substantially improving the performance of next-generation DirectX 9.0 titles such as HalfLife™ 2, XIII, and more. Performance in the DirectX 9.0 application HaloPC™ improves by up to 58% and DirectX 9.0-based Microsoft Flight Simulator™ 9 improves by 33% .
Other features of the NVIDIA ForceWare release 50 graphics drivers include:
Enhanced image quality for both anisotropic filtering and antialiasing
A new NVIDIA nView™ 3.0 multi-display setup wizard for easy configuration of your multi-display settings
nView gridlines to section off the display to help organize your various windows
Customized user profiles to save display settings and image quality settings on a per application/game basis
A new user-friendly interface
Microsoft DirectX and OpenGL support
View: Release notes (.pdf format)
Download Links: ForceWare 52.16 WHQL (2000/XP)
View: Nvidia homepage
Last edited by Reverend; October 23rd, 2003 at 20:43 PM.
October 23rd, 2003, 20:33 PM
so who's gonna try these out
October 23rd, 2003, 22:47 PM
I will, but I don't have the time to test them out till after work.
October 24th, 2003, 10:49 AM
Installed,but haven't benchmarked yet.
October 24th, 2003, 13:14 PM
will install these tonight and see how they work.