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nVIDIA ForceWare Driver

Vendor:nVIDIA
Category:Graphics and Video
License:Driver
OS: Linux x64
Version: 169.04 Beta
File Size: 14.71 Mb
Release: 16 Nov 2007
Update: 20 Nov 2007
Filename: nvidia-linux-x86_64-169.04-pkg2.run
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Brand:nVIDIA, Product:Graphics and Video, Model: GeForce 6 Series, Driver: 169.04 Beta, OS: Linux x64. nVIDIA GeForce6/GeForce7/GeForce8 ForceWare Driver 169.04 Beta Linux x64 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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Driver Summary
nVIDIA GeForce6/GeForce7/GeForce8 ForceWare Driver 169.04 Beta Linux x64.

Release Highlights:

  • Added support for GeForce 8800 GT.
  • Improved modesetting support on Quadro/GeForce 8 series GPUs.
  • Fixed stability problems with some GeForce 8 series GPUs.
  • Fixed stability problems with some GeForce 6200/7200/7300 GPUs multi-core/SMP systems.
  • Improved hotkey switching support for some Lenovo notebooks.
  • Fixed a problem with Compiz after VT-switching.
  • Improved RENDER performance.
  • Improved interaction with Barco and Chi Mei 56" DFPs, as well as with some Gateway 19" DFPs.
  • Added an interface to monitor PowerMizer state information.
  • Fixed rendering corruption in Maya's Graph Editor.
  • Improved interaction between SLI AFR and swap groups on certain Quadro FX GPUs.
  • Fixed a bug that caused corruption with redirected XV on GPUs without TurboCache support.
  • Improved display device detection on GeForce 8 series GPUs.
  • Improved usability of NVIDIA-settings at lower resolutions like 1024x768 and 800x600.
  • Improved GLX visual consolidation when using Xinerama with Quadro/GeForce 8 series and older GPUs.
  • Added experimental support for running the X server at Depth 30 (10 bits per component) on Quadro G8x and later GPUs.
  • Worked around a Linux kernel/toolchain bug that caused soft lockup errors when suspending on some Intel systems.

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