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nVIDIA Driver

Vendor:nVIDIA
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Windows Vista/Windows 7
Version: 259.31
File Size: 83.46 Mb
Release: 10 Aug 2010
Update: 12 Aug 2010
Filename: 259.31_desktop_win7_winvista_32bit_international.exe
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Brand:nVIDIA, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: GeForce 400M Series, Quadro NVS Series, Driver: 259.31, OS: Windows Vista/Windows 7. nVIDIA GeForce/Quadro/ION Series Driver 259.31 Windows Vista/Windows 7 was collected from nVIDIA official site for nVIDIA Graphics and Video. In order to ensure the right driver download, Official driver links from nVIDIA are listed at first. If the official driver can not be downloaded, a copy of official driver can be provided at local server download.opendrivers.com, download1.opendrivers.com, or dl2.opendrivers.com. Besides, Both the driver developer's home page and driver download and support page be provided as well in my nVIDIA page.
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Files in Driver Package
   Date      Time    Attr         Size   Compressed  Name
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2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      5599652     36901087  data1.cab
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A          512               data2.cab
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      5234009               nView.cab
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       176756               setup.bmp
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A          509               layout.bin
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A          861               setup.ini
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A        90784               nvdrsdb.bi_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       784102               nvapi.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       115558               nvcod.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      4538457               nvcompiler.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      2795118               nvcuda.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      1593792               nvcuvenc.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      1939060               Nvcuvid.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      5801041               nvd3dum.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       179724               nvdecodemft.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      6404340               nvoglv32.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      2815030               nvwgf2um.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A        35856               OpenCL.dl_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       376722               DPInst.ex_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A        34077               data1.hdr
2010-08-07 03:20:35 ....A       123579               nv_disp.inf
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       403245               setup.inx
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A        76009               setup.isn
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A          431               setup.iss
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A         6700               nvBridge.km_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A        24011               nvdisp.nvu
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A         8948               nvinfo.pb
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A      5718586               nvlddmkm.sy_
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       156264     50369521  dbInstaller.exe
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A     50347256               NVCplSetupInt.exe
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       469096               nviewsetup.exe
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       604776               nvudisp.exe
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       379496               setup.exe
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       542312               ISSetup.dll
2010-08-06 08:08:00 ....A       326248               _setup.dll
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                              97702917     87270608  35 files, 0 folders
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Driver Summary
nVIDIA GeForce8/GeForce9/GeForce 100/GeForce 200/GeForce 300/GeForce 400 Series Driver 259.31 Windows Vista/Windows 7.

Windows driver version 259.31 and Linux drivers version 256.38.03 provide full support for OpenGL 4.1 and GLSL 4.10 on capable hardware. This driver also supports several new OpenGL extensions for both 4.1-capable GPUs and older GPUs.

You will need any one of the following Fermi based GPU to get access to the OpenGL 4.1 and GLSL 4.10 functionality:

  • Quadro Plex 7000, Quadro 6000, Quadro 5000, Quadro 5000M, Quadro 4000
  • GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470, GeForce GTX 465, GeForce GTX 460.

    For OpenGL 2 capable hardware, these new extensions are provided:

  • ARB_debug_output
  • ARB_ES2_compatibility (also in core OpenGL 4.1)
  • ARB_separate_shader_objects (also in core OpenGL 4.1)

    For OpenGL 3 capable hardware, these new extensions are provided:

  • ARB_get_program_binary (also in core OpenGL 4.1)
  • ARB_robustness
  • ARB_viewport_array (also in core OpenGL 4.1)
  • GLX_EXT_create_context_ES2_profile
  • WGL_EXT_create_context_ES2_profile
  • GLX_ARB_create_context_robust_access
  • WGL_ARB_create_context_robust_access

    For OpenGL 4 capable hardware, these new extensions are provided:

  • ARB_shader_precision (also in core OpenGL 4.1)
  • ARB_vertex_attrib_64bit (also in core OpenGL 4.1)

  • Driver Support Models
    The driver can be applied to the following product models:
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