NVIDIA 197.13 beta drivers released!

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Section' started by Sr7, Mar 17, 2010.

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How do you rate the 197.13 beta driver vs. 196.21?

  1. Better than 196.21

    133 vote(s)
    75.6%
  2. Worse than 196.21

    23 vote(s)
    13.1%
  3. About the same as 196.21

    20 vote(s)
    11.4%
  1. Sr7

    Sr7 Master Guru

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  2. Darkje

    Darkje Member Guru

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    Does it also fix that DX8 was broken in the 196.75 w7x64?
     
  3. Sr7

    Sr7 Master Guru

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    Not sure.. what do you mean specifically? What's broken? What games?
     
  4. Darkje

    Darkje Member Guru

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    I just installed, DX8 is broken in w7x64, anything DX8 will not startup, the task is just sitting there in taskman, but the screen never pops up...

    So far I've tried max payne 1&2 and 3dm2001, all dx8 game/benchies, all act the same, just sitting there in taskman.

    I'm not the only one with this problem, in the steam max1&2 forums several other users reported the same, and I'll bet you other retro fora will also be filled with reports about this...

    Back to .34, this one is unusable for me since I have to have dx8 working...
     

  5. mutate44

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    Hopefully these fix the down clocking on my 2nd GPU and the ***** stuttering issues in Crysis, Crysis Warhead and Wars. these games have been stuttering and flickering in my new SLI setup.I have to revert back to the 191.07 for crysis to play smooth and the second GPU downclocking issue to stop. Come on Nvidia release Fermi already and fix your drivers. Also throw in a Fallout 3 stutter fix for the next release some of us still want to play it before Vegas comes out.
     
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  6. alanm

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    From release notes:

    :)
     
  7. sk8zophrenia

    sk8zophrenia Ancient Guru

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    downloading now! wait, the phyxs included, is it the latest version?
     
  8. Pey

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    Gonna try metro with these.
     
  9. PirateNeilsouth

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    Can someone compare to the 196.86?
     
  10. Pey

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    Metro runs very smooth now! yay.
     

  11. deets75

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    hmm where do i get the vista 64 ones?

    edit, ha i see, stupid me :)
     
  12. Sr7

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    Why was my post edited? So that Guru3d can get ad revenue off of NVIDIAs drivers? I posted the links to NVIDIAs downloads directly.. pretty shady.
     
  13. HaZe303

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    Physx Mod works with these!! Yay! :D
     
  14. YetYhunter

    YetYhunter Maha Guru

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  16. Pey

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    I´m getting like 10° more with these -in comparisson to 196.86 :S

    Anyone else having the same problem?
     
  17. Markushka141

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    hummmm... well, my download will finish in a minute, ill installl and say if there is ram problem
     
  18. Joohan

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    No ram problem here...
     
  19. PirateNeilsouth

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    196.86 1680x1050 , 2XAA
    FPS: min=54 max=77 avg=61

    197.13 1680x1050 , 2XAA
    FPS: min=62 max=94 avg=71

    :banana:

    Temps are much higher though , some 4c+ :bang:
     
  20. Sr7

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    In what?
     

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