Category Archive: geforce

NVIDIA NVCUVENC

The NVIDIA NVCUVENC was widely used with video conversion programs. Mostly the CUDA engine was being used with H.264 video encoding. The NVCUVENC is provided by a DLL that was removed subsequent by NVIDIA with more recent drivers. NVCUVENC was deprecated with R337 branch in favor of the NVENC which offers superior video quality. NVENC is supported …

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EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW ACX

The EVGA GTX 750 Ti FTW ACX (02G-P4-3757-KR) is an entry level gaming card. These cards are intended to replace the Geforce GTX 650 series. This card launched at $199 but fell quickly in the market. NVIDIA Maxwell GM107 640 CUDA 1189 MHz base clock 1268 boost clock 2048MB GDDR5 128-bit 5400MHz effective 86.4GB/s bandwidth ACX …

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CHANGING YOUR VIDEO CARD

Periodically gamers may want to change their video card. Today there are 2 choices, AMD and NVIDIA. Intel is only seen with integrated graphics. Ordinarily it should be possible to use add/remove and remove the display driver. This works most of the time. Unfortunately problems do occur. DDU Display Driver Uninstaller is a driver removal …

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GEFORCE EXPERIENCE

We strongly recommend removing the GeForce Experience from running with Windows. It has very high startup impact and has no real benefit for gamers at all. It is also spyware. It collections hardware specification, operating system, language settings, your games collection, etc. Privacy is meaningless considering all the break-ins. The rival AMD Gaming Evolved has …

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314.22 WHQL

314.22 was released on March 25, 2013 for WIndows Vista, Windows 7 and WIndows 8. Performance Boost – Increases performance for GeForce 400/500/600 series GPUs in several PC games vs.GeForce 314.07 WHQL-certified drivers. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration. Here are a few examples: GeForce GTX 680: Up to 41% faster in BioShock …

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310.90 WHQL

GeForce Driver 310.90 was released January 5, 2013. When installing a new driver we recommend not selecting the GeForce Experience. FESTERING PROBLEMS GAME ISSUE Cellfactor: Revolution Game abends to desktop Frontlines: Fuel of War PhysX Error Halo: Combat Evolved Transparent Elites are not rendered properly, making them invisible OUR CARDS EVGA GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature …

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EVGA GT 640 4GB EDITION

EVGA GT 640 4GB GDDR3

The EVGA GT 640 4GB Edition (04G-P4-2647-KR) is a mid range video card.  The EVGA GT 640 4GB Edition is a good entry level gaming class video card that supports up to DirectX 11. EVGA historically offered a lifetime warranty but the 196.75 driver defect caused them to change to 3 years with options for …

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EVGA GTX 660 Ti FTW SIGNATURE 2

EVGA GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature 2

The EVGA GTX 660 Ti FTW Signature 2 (02G-P4-3664-KR) was released October 12, 2012 making it part of the third series of shader model 5 DirectX 11 cards from NVIDIA. This makes the GTX 660 Ti a very strong performer for DirectX 11 class games. The GTX 660 Ti is the one bin down from the …

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PLX PEX 8747

The PLX PEX 8747 is used by NVIDIA and AMD etc. to replace the old NVIDIA NF200 for their dual GPU video cards. The PEX 8747 is a 48-lane, 5-port, PCIe Gen 3 switch device developed on 40nm technology. The PEX 8747 device offers Multi-Host PCI Express switching capability enabling users to connect a host …

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301.42 WHQL

GeForce Driver 310.90 was released May 22, 2012 For WIndows XP and Vista and 7. When installing a new driver we recommend not selecting the GeForce Experience. Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. GeForce 296.10 WHQL-certified drivers. GeForce GTX 690 GeForce GTX 680 GeForce GTX 670 GeForce …

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197.13

197.13 was released on March 17, 2010 for for Windows XP,  Windows Vista and Windows 7. This driver resolves fan speed issues reported with version 196.75 drivers. NVIDIA asks that you remove 196.75 drivers and update to either 196.21 WHQL drivers or to this 197.13 WHQL-candidate driver. New in Version 197.13 Adds support for Next …

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196.75 WHQL

196.75 was released on March 2, 2010 for for Windows XP,  Windows Vista and Windows 7. The 196.75 driver has been withdrawn by NVIDIA. Up to 13% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with a single GPU Up to 30% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with SLI technology Up to 13% performance increase in H.A.W.X with single …

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196.21 WHQL

196.21 WHQL was released on January 19, 2010 for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Adds SLI and multi-GPU support for many top new gaming titles including Avatar Demo, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, City Bus Simulator, Dirt 2, Ferrari Virtual Race, GREED: Black Border, Mass Effect 2, Mortal Online, Ninja Blade, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising Demo, …

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GAME PERFORMANCE

Games over time have become increasingly more demanding. Most games have several options to change the rendering pipeline for those with less powerful video cards. Today the modern video card can be considered as a massively parallel supercomputer that is specialized for game rendering. Cray supercomputers now use a GPU to perk up performance. GAME …

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195.62 WHQL

196.21 WHQL was released on November 26, 2009 for Windows XP,  Windows Vista and Windows 7. Adds GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with the new Adobe Flash 10.1 beta. Learn more here. Adds support for GeForce GT 240. Adds support for OpenCL 1.0 (Open Computing Language) for all GeForce 8-series and later GPUs. Adds support …

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NVIDIA NF200

The NVIDIA NF200 replaces the older NF100 for PCI Express 2 applications. The NF200 is used with dual GPU video cards such as the GTX 590. Motherboard makers are now starting to use the new NVIDIA NF200 PCI Express bridge chip. The NF200 is a PCI Express lane multiplexor. Currently the top Intel X58 IOH …

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BFG GTX 260 MAXCORE 55

The BGF GTX 260 MaxCore 55 (BFGEGTX260MC896OCDE) is the one bin down from the GTX 280. The GTX 260 is a strong gaming class video card that supports up to DirectX 10. BFG offered a lifetime warranty but the 196.75 driver defect caused them to become insolvent when the number of returned cards greatly exceeded …

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EVGA GTX 260 SC

The EVGA GTX 260 SC (96-P3-1267-AR)  is the one bin down from the GTX 280. The GTX 260 is a strong gaming class video card that supports up to DirectX 10. EVGA offered a lifetime warranty but the 196.75 driver defect caused them to change to 3 years with options for more. This card is …

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ZOTAC 8600 GT

The Zotac 8600 GT (ZT-86TEG2P-FSR) is a mid range NVIDIA based card with entry level gaming at the $149 price point. This card is now in legacy support, 341.95 WHQL is the last driver released for the 8600 GT. We also bought the Asus PhysX P1 card. Together we expected the 8600 GT and P1 …

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96.95 WHQL LEGACY

96.95 was released on October 17, 2006 for Windows Vista. The old 5000 series cards from the old AGP period are long ago in legacy. The PCI Express versions of these cards are also long ago in legacy. It’s possible to use the old Vista driver with more recent versions of Windows so an old …

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