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Old 05-31-07, 03:17 PM   #1
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Default Beta 158.45 for GeForce 8 Series

somethin to play with for the weekend

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http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x86_158.45.html

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http://www.nvidia.com/object/winvista_x64_158.45.html

ForceWare Release 158
Version: 158.45
Release Date: May 31, 2007
Beta Driver


Product Support - Windows Vista 32-bit v158.45
GeForce 8300 GS
GeForce 8400 GS
GeForce 8500 GT
GeForce 8600 GT
GeForce 8600 GTS
GeForce 8800 GTX
GeForce 8800 GTS
GeForce 8800 Ultra
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Old 05-31-07, 03:20 PM   #2
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Thanks, maybe I'll get a chance next week to play around with it. I'll let the other guinea pigs try it out first though.

Edit: Looks like it is mainly to help out with COH DX10 performance.

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Improved performance for DirectX 10 version of Company of Heroes
Improved 3D performance for single GPU and NVIDIA SLI
Numerous game and application compatibility fixes
This driver supports the following 3D features:
Single GPU support
DirectX 9 support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
DirectX 10 support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
OpenGL support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
NVIDIA SLI support
DirectX 9 support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
DirectX 10 support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
OpenGL support for GeForce 8 series GPUs
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Old 05-31-07, 03:34 PM   #3
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what about dx 5, 6.x, 7, and 8.x compatibility?
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Old 05-31-07, 03:37 PM   #4
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what about dx 5, 6.x, 7, and 8.x compatibility?
**** you are right, they better also not forget about DX1
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Old 05-31-07, 03:47 PM   #5
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Old 05-31-07, 03:55 PM   #6
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yay new driver gonna try it soon.

hmm i smell company of heroes dx10 patch coming very soon.
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Old 05-31-07, 03:57 PM   #7
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the patch is already here

http://www.gamershell.com/

I've also mirrored the drivers
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yay new driver gonna try it soon.

hmm i smell company of heroes dx10 patch coming very soon.
It's already out.
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Old 05-31-07, 03:58 PM   #9
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Thanks, maybe I'll get a chance next week to play around with it. I'll let the other guinea pigs try it out first though.

Edit: Looks like it is mainly to help out with COH DX10 performance.
iirc the changelog for the 158.43s was very short also, but they perform much better than the .42s for me.
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the patch is already here

http://www.gamershell.com/

I've also mirrored the drivers
http://www.companyofheroesgame.com/updates/ - only 13MB, won't do much..
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Just installed them, but not gonna see my pc again till Sunday (2 days at girlfriend)
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http://www.companyofheroesgame.com/updates/ - only 13MB, won't do much..
they started implementing DX10 components around version 1,4
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