What are the best drivers for the 9800 GX2?

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  1. masterchiefx2

    masterchiefx2 Banned

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    Ive read on some forums that anything above 175.xx is not good for the gx2 as they are not as well optimized for the gx2 if so which drivers suit the 9800gx2 best? :3eyes:

    p.s i dont know how this whole nvida naming driver scheme works been with ati too long
     
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    Im wondering this too...
     
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    That makes 3 of us =S
     
  4. THEBIG360

    THEBIG360 Maha Guru

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    177.40's are the best for me excellent IQ and awsome performance . Using xp32bit. They is abit of a bug with the control panel and show only progams on this computer tab though. On the other hand i use nhancer so dosen't bother me at all.

    I also have the nvidia physx driver installed.
     

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    Can you tell me how/ give a link to a modded inf. for this?
     
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    Are they any better then 177.39?
     
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    THEBIG360 Maha Guru

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    For now for my system under Vista x64 SP1 the best driver is 177.39. With 177.41 I have crashes in Mass effect and GRID:( In 3DMark Vantage with 177.39 I have the best results and no crashes in games.
     
  9. THE_BAIT

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    I tried 177.41 but they gave me corruption in crysis, 175.19 total crap, went back too 175.16 and all's good again!

    Haven't tried 177.40 yet because I have heard mixed reports about those as well.

    Hopefully Nvidia will bring out something better soon for us 9800GX2 owners, I won't hold my breath though :banana:

    This is on XP64, can't be fu'ked reloading vista again...

    Edit: Haven't tried 177.39 cause there is no driver for XP64, can't find them anywhere!!
     
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    THE_BAIT Master Guru

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    I´m getting a gx2 today, which drivers should i install? :D

    xp32
     
  13. THEBIG360

    THEBIG360 Maha Guru

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    Give 177.40's a whirl.
     
  14. The General

    The General Ancient Guru

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    Try the 175.80
     
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    I cant play grid with that driver :(
     

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    try 177.41 using the fixed Inf my sister made i use it gives me np http://www.megaupload.com/?d=6TEEDJ46
     
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    @ BaneComes, I tried 177.41 with a modded inf already, but got corruption in Crysis.

    For me so far 175.16 works best on my setup!!

    177.39...Corruption Crysis and slight stutter and flickering black screen sometimes.
    177.40...Corruption Crysis and stutter.
    177.41...same as .39

    Oh well, I'll just have to wait for something better to come out for XP64 :nerd:

    Edit: not only in Crysis but with 3Dmark06 and HL2: EP2
     
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    BAIT is right, 175.16 works best. All 177.XX crashed in crysis on XP 32.
     
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    I always get random BSOD's with these drivers..
     
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    okies we tried
     

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