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DriverTT: NVIDIA GeForce 296.17 for Windows 8, other versions of Windows receive 296.10

DriverTT: NVIDIA Windows 8-based drivers are here in the form of GeForce 296.17!

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Anthony Garreffa
Published Wed, Mar 14 2012 11:27 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Apr 7 2020 11:25 AM CDT

NVIDIA have just released a fresh set of drivers, where we have them split into two variants. First off, we have the GeForce 296.10 which is available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 users, where it boosts SLI performance in a few titles: Blacklight: Retribution, Dirt 3, Dishonored, Dungeon Defenders, F1 2011 and rFactor 2.

DriverTT: NVIDIA GeForce 296.17 for Windows 8, other versions of Windows receive 296.10 | TweakTown.com

The update also includes improvements or adds 3D Vision profiles for Dear Esther and Deep Black: Reloaded. Support for the newly-released GeForce GTX 560 SE is included, as well as a bunch of bug fixes for various applications when running single or multi-GPU configurations. As a bonus, the 296.10 are WHQL-certified. You can grab those, here.

Windows 8 and NVIDIA user? You're in luck! NVIDIA have simultaneously released the GeForce 296.17 drivers specifically for Windows 8. These drivers add full support for the new Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 1.2 as well as 3D Vision and 3DTV Play products for over 600 games, Blu-ray movies and photos. You can grab the 296.17's here.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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