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NVIDIA Continues To Lead Windows 7 Readiness

First vendor with WHQL drivers for all products
By: Zac O'Vadka | Software News | Posted: May 8, 2009 7:26 am

NVIDIA is pleased to announce that they are the first hardware vendor to provide WHQL certified drivers for their complete line of ION, GeForce, and Quadro products.


NVIDIA Continues To Lead Windows 7 Readiness


NVIDIA's latest 185.85 WHQL drivers are available for all versions of Windows XP, Vista, and 7. The company has been shooting for increased performance and stability over Vista and according to Anandtech, NVIDIA has achieved its goals.


The 185.85 WHQL driver installs Microsoft's WDDM v1.1 for all DX10 GPUs and WDDM v1.0 for all DX9 GPU's. Those seeking to download and install NVIDIA's latest drivers can get them from NVIDIA's website.


SANTA CLARA, CA-MAY 7, 2009-Windows 7 will mark a dramatic improvement in the way the Windows operating system takes advantage of the graphics processing unit (GPU) to provide a more compelling user experience. And so, in conjunction with the release candidate of Windows 7, NVIDIA announced that it is the first hardware vendor to release a new Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL)-certified graphics driver for PC desktops and notebooks, offering all of the latest NVIDIA exclusive performance, features, and technology for its ION®, GeForce® and Quadro® products.


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