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New Forceware Driver - 81.85

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By: Cameron Wilmot from Oct 18, 2005 @ 21:52 CDT

nVidia has released a new set of BETA display drivers on nZone, being 81.85. It is mostly just a maintenance driver to fix up a few issues with the previous release which improved performance quite a lot.

You'll find drivers versions for desktop and notebooks (Go 7800GTX only) at this page on nZone.

Release Highlights:

• Compatibility fixes since 81.84 BETA driver. For a full list of fixed and known issues please view the Release Notes.
• Mixed vendor support for NVIDIA SLI.
• TV-Out/HD-out support for NVIDIA SLI.
• Added support for VSync on Direct3D games when running NVIDIA SLI.
• Performance enhancements for dual-core CPUs.
• PureVideo high definition MPEG-2 de-interlacing support.
• Usability enhancements when connecting to an HDTV.
• Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0c and OpenGL® 2.0 support