Recently, the NVIDIA Corporation released a new set of GeForce driver ForceWare. These drivers are developed for specific common video cards of the GeForce line. This event happened to be unsuccessful for the company due to a new release from ATI. New Radeon X1900 XT appeared to be faster than the top model from NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GTX 512 MB.
The official version of the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers ForceWare is 81.98. This release of GeForce drivers can be applied for the video cards NVIDIA RIVA TNT, GeForce, GeForce 2, GeForce 3 + 4 , GeForce FX and some Quadro cards.
The new version of ForceWare 81.98 includes many additional features, enhancements and bug fixes. A new product has the support of GeForce 7800 GTX 512 MB and GeForce 6800 GS. There are improvements for the work with Quake 4 and Call of Duty 2. There is a support of the Vsync technology for the games with Direct3D and Microsoft DirectX 9.0 c and OpenGL 2.0. New GeForce drivers have an increased performance for double-kernel processors.
These drivers also support SLI on the cards from different producers - the one is the TV-Out/HD-Out for NVIDIA SLI. A connection to HDTV became more convenient with a new version of GeForce drivers. Therefore, everyone can use more features of the video card from NVIDIA.
New GeForce drivers are developed for the operation systems Windows 2000/XP. This way the NVIDIA hardware can be provided by the software support to perform all advanced multi-media functions. Many video cards have an integrated TV-tuner. GeForce drivers support the TV functionality as well.
There are some proclaimed changes in new GeForce drivers. There are added parameters for the performance adjustment. Here is the system for memory management, called "Negative LOD bias". New drivers have a unique compiler optimization. There are also some corrections for the compatibility problems. These fixes are described in an archived ReadMe file that is supplied with a new software release.
New GeForce drivers possess a support for the SLI interface and a support of HDTV via a DVI output. The graphical processor supports the 512 MB cadre buffer, as well as new drivers support the improved timing DVI for all GPU of GeForce six series. ForceWare supports an automatic definition and an output to display and panel the name of the monitor. The support of TV/HDTV is added to the explorer of nVire settings (nView Display Setup Wizard). There are updates for the better and more convenient adjustment and management.
The official version of these drivers is localized for different countries. Actually, these drivers are required everywhere, where NVIDIA cards are used. Hence, you can purchase new drivers anywhere or you can download them from the official NVIDIA web site for your region.
NVIDIA video cards demonstrate the best performance and image quality when they are applied under native drivers. Thus, you should purchase only official GeForce drivers to make your video card work effectively and protect your system from unexpected failures.