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NVIDIA ForceWare 280.26 WHQL drivers released

A ton of 3D Vision improvements in this one.

| Software News | Posted: Aug 9, 2011 1:56 pm

NVIDIA have just released the first major WHQL approved software suite for August, designed for all GeForce cards from the 6-series up as well as the ION platform.

 

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The new 280.26 drivers include updated builds of the Physx system software (v9.10.0514) and HDMI audio drivers (v1.2.23.3) as well as implementing support for SLI on AMD's 990FX, 990X and 970 desktop chipsets (on certified boards).

 

One of the biggest changes however is in relation to the 3D Vision component, with its controller driver now included in all GPU driver installations. 3D Vision Monitor support has been extended to include some of the latest compatible monitors, including the ViewSonic V3D245 as well as 3D Vision compatible projectors including the Acer X111, BenQ W710ST and NEC NP-V300W.

 

Further to the above, there's a ton of new 3D Vision gaming profiles added to the 280.26s for the following titles :-

 

Alice: Madness Returns, Back to the Future (Episodes 1-5), Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Chuang Shi Xi You, Dao Jian 2, The Darkness 2, Dead Island, Deep Black, Dou Zhan Shen, Dragon Ball Online, Dungeons and Dragons: Online, Gods & Heroes: Rome Rising, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, L.A. Noire, League of Legends, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar, The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Mars, Might & Magic Heroes VI, Mount & Blade: Warband, Mount & Blade: With Fire and Blade, PROUN, RAGE, Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, Rise of the Immortals, Rusty Hearts, Serious Sam 3: BFE, Virtua Tennis 4, and Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine.

 

Existing 3D Vision profiles for Crysis 2, Deep Black and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition have also been updated in this latest WHQL suite.

 

You can download the latest drivers directly from NVIDIA's website for XP 32/64-bit, Vista 32/64-bit and Windows 7 32/64-bit.

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