Nvidia Forcewares PCX

NVIDIA announced the availability of the NVIDIA ForceWare Release 55 graphics driver for add-in graphics cards based on NVIDIA GeForce graphics processing units (GPUs). This new release includes many new features, tools and enhancements, including customized application and game profile settings, and support for PCI Express. The Microsoft WHQL-certified NVIDIA ForceWare Release 55 driver is immediately available for download by following the download tab above.

According to Dan Vivoli, executive vice president of marketing at NVIDIA, Along with these new features, every customer using an NVIDIA-based graphics card manufactured in the last six years-all the way back to the NVIDIA TNT-will get another free performance upgrade simply by installing this software.

New features in the new ForceWare Release 55 graphics driver include:

- Application/game profiles-image quality and performance settings can be defined and saved for each application. Profiles launch automatically when the program is initiated. Adjustments can be made easily to any existing profile.
- Introduction of PCI Express-support for the latest PC bus enabled through NVIDIA UDA
- The latest NVIDIA nView 3.5 software-a new nView multi-display wizard speeds the set up for multi-display modes. nView 3.5 also provides numerous enhancements for more efficiently using a single display including an enhanced display grid technology for organizing windows on your desktop and a pop-up blocker to stop unwanted windows.
- Easy output of video files to television-when selecting a video file for output, a simple right-click on the mouse pops up a menu to speed start up and simplify the selection of video output options.
- Mouse-over pop-up help for all graphics control panels-an integrated help function provides pop-up explanations of all graphics-related settings.
- Drop-down menu for NVIDIA settings-a new menu item on the right-click drop-down menu takes users directly to a control panel for NVIDIA graphics settings.

Thanks to the NVIDIA unified driver architecture (UDA), NVIDIA ForceWare Release 55 delivers a free performance upgrade for NVIDIA GPUs, both past and present. With the new driver, GeForce FX 5900XT GPU performance in F1 Challenge '99-'02 can increase as much as 120 per cent. In Gunmetal, GeForce FX 5200 GPU performance increases up to 22 per cent and GeForce FX 5950 Ultra GPU performance in Neverwinter Nights goes up as much as 48 per cent faster.

By utilizing the Company's unique UDA, NVIDIA ForceWare Release 55 supports all NVIDIA graphics solutions for PCI, AGP, and PCI Express bus architectures with a single driver version.

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Nvidia Forcewares PCX

"ATi's upcoming R420 to sport 12 pipelinesMarchitectural miraclesBy Fuad Abazovic: ÄåõôÝñá 15 Ìáñôßïõ 2004, 14:17THE BIGGEST and most closely-guarded secret about ATI's upcoming R420 chip, in either R420XT or R420PRO guise, is the number of pipelines the chip will use.But now we can reveal that the R420 design features 12 working piplines from a possible maximum of 16."[url removed] to me that Nvidia is trying to have a 16 pipeline card also. However with 200 million transistors, while ATI is doing this with just 165 million+Another waste of silicon from Nvidia. Another 2 slot design. And another hot running chip from them also. So it seems that ATI is running a 12-16 pipeline card with a big vertex shader engine. Should be a close battle.

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

hope the new falmily of gpus du best in dx9 performance, all games in dx9 run to slow, why a game whit dx8.1 can run faster and some thimes whit beter image quality, hope the shaders 3.0+ be fast

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

i'm just happy if the nvidia card are running betterthe second post was "fair" but the third post was bulsh!t in the "not here again" category. nomather how much i think nvidia sucks rightnow and made the worst image of themselfs since the history of bad image , i just freakin wish the ati fan boy would just shut the f uck up unless provoked first.if you let the nvidia fan boy talk alone theyll get tired and go away.

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

up to 120% performance gain. guess how that works... RIGHT ! there cheating once again by lowering IQ, using bi filtering instead of tri, ps1.1 or 1.4 instead of 2.0 and so on and on and on ! those bastards. if they cant keep up with the competition they should develop better hardware, not decreasing visual experience and then call it performance gain...GO DOWN AND DIE NVIDIA

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

IMPROVEMENT?!!!what improvement?!i installed the new 56.64 drivers last night and ran some games and benchmarking tests.the first thing i noticed was that they look slightly better than the 53.03 but they run 30%-60% SLOWER!ugh!

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

those performance improvment are for a nvidia card on a agp emulation from a PCI-X board since they now are PCI-X compatible... almost sure of itnothing for your current boardLong live to ATI

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

Nvidia and Improvement?Improvement and Nvidia ?.... dont fit in!!!This guys are cheating again!Its all a big joke !Or not ?We dont need drivers who are cheating.We need good softweare and notcheating shitf**k like that!ATI is number one!!!

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

ATI GIVES RAW FRAME RATES WITH LESSER IMAGE QUALITY AND ITS ONLY FOR VALUE USERS. ATI RELEASES THE PATCH IN THE NAME OF DRIVERS FOR ALL THE NVIDIA SPONSERED GAMES, WHEREAS NVIDIA RELEASES AN ORIGINAL DRIVER. NVIDIA GRAPHIC ADAPTERS STILL BEAT ATI IN THE PERFORMANCE, VALUE MARKET AND EVEN ON ENTHUSIAST IN SOME GAMES, BUT IT WILL TAKE THE ENTHUSIAST ,MARKET WITH THE RELEASE OF IT NEXT GENERATION PIXEL/VERTEX SHADER 3.0 GRAPHIC ADAPTERS, ATI IS A GOOD COMPANY BUT NIVIDIA IS BETTER AS FAR AS CURRENT TIME IS CONCERNED

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

OMGyou bunch of ignorant i cant believe what i readHAVE YOU AT LEAST f**kING TRIED BOTH CARD STUPID MORON... ATI IS FASTER DAMN AND I TRIED THEME BOTH (all FX vs 9000 series)ATI drivers does have patch for some games AND NVIDIA TOO BUT THEY DONT SHOW IT THATS ALLjust read this forceware news again... YOULL SEE THEY HAVE FIX FOR SPECIFIC GAMES JUST LIKE ATI YOU IDIOTI HATE PEOPLE WHO COMPARE THINGS BUT ONLY TRIED ONE... THE ONE THEY HAVE... BUNCH OF FREAKING NOOBS/calmdown modefor the futur PCI-X cards... no one still knows who will rule... may be ATI may be NVIDIA... we dont know... and no f**king ones KNOWS... even ATI or NVIDIA team doesnt know yetThx and plz dont post stupid thingsoh BTW: ATI RULEZ

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shame on you nvidia.. More lies and cheats.. I knew you were scoundrals. It just goes to prove your video cards were purposly mad slower by previous drivers just so u could compete with ati and release new drivers whenever needed and claim more improvment when in fact u deceitful people know your up to your dirty philty tricks again.. damn you nvidiots.

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btw.. calm down. Nvidiots aren't capable of reading. They aren't capable of comparing . They spend so much money on their Nvidiot products their isn't any money left for them to purchase a real card.. Buy ati.. You'll never go back!

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

More Hype and deceit spread by Nvidiots. Read the real storyN V I D I O T S..AFTER DAYS, nay weeks of inquiring we can now confirm that NV40 is not 8x2 marchitecture part as we previously suggested. Nvidia is behaving as if the NV40 was the Crown Jewels of Her Brittanic Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Fish can fly, but it's been spreading flying red herrings.Nvidia is telling "selected people" that NV40 is indeed 210 millions of transistor chip with 16 pipelines as we reported a few weeks ago.The other side of this NV40 coin is that the real Mc Coy the real NV40 card that was taped out quite some time ago is actually going to be KIA [Killed in action]. Very knowledgeable friends told us recently in the Vienna Opera house that NV40 with 16 pipes and 210 millions of transistor is completely other chip then original NV40.What actually happened is that Nvidia recently learned about R420 marchitecture and this entire 12x1 story and, that they will eventually end up in second place and decided to can NV40 project and to go immediately with NV45.Nvidia is a very egotistic company.NV45 is the name for PCI Express NV40 but apparently this new chip is a rushed new project that Nvidia wanted to save for later.Still as a consequence our Opera loving friend suggested that there is no possible way that Nvidia might have a working version of the chip at Cebit or if they have it its early silicon for showing off. You can forget about launch party at CeBIT or anytime soon, we are given to understand. Even if the company launches it in April it will be a pure paper launch as NVDA cannot deliver it so soon.It's not easy to make dramatic changes in silicon and as a consequence you have to re-tape it again and then hope that all will be fine in order to be ready to produce it in six weeks minimum.As the case is altered, Nvidia might win performance crown again but it's absolutely certain that ATI R420XT will be the first next generation card in

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lol @ u lot, just shut up n w8 till round 2 then start arguing again, we all know ATI won this round. I wouldn't jusdge the forceware until you know how all the changes work. Maybe they've removed stupid benchmark cheats. I don't care if it's GAME specific however, if it makes them run better, good for nVidia card owners i say. Nvidia have not always been one step behind, old ATI cards absolutely SUCKED. and i agree with the slower driver to make cards compare comment lol (like the whole realtime compiler n crap lol).

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

Wait I have a Nvidia based card and there is no hassle of installing it. When I tried Ati it said it couldn't detect my Card. WTF? that's bull so i returned it and i'm never going back to ati.

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

yaati old cards really suckthe new 9500 and higer are good, but the above one's, they suck even compared with a voodoohehei have a rage pro fury turbo 32 megabytes and the voodoo 3 do it better

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Hey, if nVidia cheats and it works technically it's not cheating, and if it is more powerful and you guys are complaining that makes you sore losers.Ive NEVER! had a problem with nVidia drivers, NEVER! But when I used an ATI rage pro it couldnt do shit, im NEVER switching back to ATI even if it means death!

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lol @ anony 2 posts below, u complain then said nVidia rules?!? get off the message board u retard.Also, get up of the floor you bastard, why do you roll on the floor like a toddler?And 2 that tw@ with the comment bout all old cards suck, does he have special needs or somethin?

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QUOTE " the new 9500 and higer are good, but the above one's, they suck even compared with a voodoohehei have a rage pro fury turbo 32 megabytes and the voodoo 3 do it better "OMG YOU RETARD... RAGE CARD LOL IM ALL FOR ATI BUT RAGE CARD... YOU CANT EVEN COMPARE THIS CARD WITH A VOODOO CARD... BUT DONT TELL ME ONLY 9500 and 9800 are good... 8500 and OVER ROCK!!QUOTE " Ive NEVER! had a problem with nVidia drivers, NEVER! But when I used an ATI rage pro it couldnt do shit, im NEVER switching back to ATI even if it means death! "HAHAHAHA YOU f**kING BUNCH OF IDIOT... WHERE YOU CAME FROM EVERYONE KNOWS THAT A RAGE CARD IS FOR AN OFFICE WORKSTATION DAMN STOP COMPARING A RAGE CARD WITH A NVIDIA>>> f**kING RETARDSQUOTE " Wait I have a Nvidia based card and there is no hassle of installing it. When I tried Ati it said it couldn't detect my Card. WTF? that's bull so i returned it and i'm never going back to ati."OMG GO BUY WINDOWS FOR NOOBS AND SHUT THE f**k UPAll i WANNA say is... as you can see almost all nvidia users posts are non sense and are made by NOOBS who dont even know how to put a driver on a card... how can you then dare say that your card is better... this is too much, you bunch of noobs have 0 credibility(sorry if i put you all in the same basket but... damn much of you act just like nvidia drivers... they think they fast at the cost of quality LOOOOLLoosersBTW ATI RULEZ

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

lol this actualy LOWERD my 3dmark 03 results of my 9600xt(i didnt chose it)from 1512 to 1490 (not overclocked) although the game tests were a lot quicker especialy battle of proxycon. me thinks that theres some cheating going on somewhere.

Nvidia Forcewares PCX

QUOTE " lol this actualy LOWERD my 3dmark 03 results of my 9600xt(i didnt chose it)from 1512 to 1490 (not overclocked) although the game tests were a lot quicker especialy battle of proxycon. me thinks that theres some cheating going on somewhere."LOL AND I THOUGHT ONLY NVIDIA USERS WERE SLOW...THIS IS A NVIDIA DRIVER NOT A ATI DRIVER AND NOT AN HYBRID HAHAHAHA

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B4 u start i know my card is shit but n e way it rased the points on my GeForceFx 5200 128mb MSI from 1312 to 1489 on 3d mark 2003 se. hope this helps people cause reading previous threads they make very little sense.-=Menace=-

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You ATI F*cks should just shut the f*ck up. Enjoy your cards and leave the posting to the Nvidia owners enjoy their drivers. WE ALWAYS HAD BETTER DRIVERS AND ALWAYS WILL! Alot of ATI's drivers actually include fixes for games that had glitches when running. Other note, I never saw Nvidia release a peice of shit like RAGE PRO... I don't care anymore about ati or nvidia. Its a matter of choice since both companies can run games well over 60FPS, beyond that you eyes can't see it. SO PLEASE, ATI IF YOU LIKE YOUR CARDS SO MUCH WHY ARE YOU IN HERE TRYING TO PUSH YOUR PRODUCT.

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Cause of nvidia users comments... i cant help myself but to reply to those stupidityYou dont always have a better driver... i agree ATI drivers back in time suck big ass... but it doesnt reflect todays ATI driver anymore...Now lets get back on the flammingLEAVE ME ALONE WITH YOUR FUKING RAGE CARD... THE ONLY THING YOU SHOULD COMPARE IS YOUR FX VS THE ATI 9000 SERIE THAT ALL!!!!! NO FUKING RAGE CARD MORON... AND FX VS 9000+... ATI WINSWOOOOHOUUUUUATI RULEZ

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Ahh hello children...THERE f**kING GRAPHICS CARDSStupid stupid people arguing over whose better nvidia or ati...what are you f**king 7.And what the f**k are u ati users doing on here anyway...youve got no life so u come to a nvidia post and dribble shit like it f**kin means somethin...mind you the people replyin to you are just as stupid and pathetic...i came here to see if there worth downloading and theres like 3 posts that actually tell u if they are or not...dam theres some stupid f**ks floating around megagames

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lol... ok ok ill stop... you right you should only find post about what those drivers look like... sorryi just like fighting over NVIDIA users cause i know im right... and its fun to see them reply senseless thingsbut you right... im stoping this right nowwas fun thought... cant wait for the next ATI or NVIDIA news on this site lol

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i dont care what companies say about diff benchmark programs and who wins, but i care about favourite game that nVIDIA players better and faster then ati. according to waht ive seen ati is faster in benchmark programs like 3dmark and aquanoc, but nvidia is better in real games. Way to go nVIDIA.

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