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i have been using this driver for a long time and have had zero problems. i mean, BF3 still sometimes crashes and says "something went wrong" but that happened before as well, probably even more. and i havent had any problems with anything else either.
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Do any of you have any idea why it's been 3 months since the last WHQL, 285.62, has been written?

It appears that Nvidia has just plain lost their touch to write proper drivers, since even all their Beta's seem like so much crap for the vast majority of Nvidiots like me.

It seems to me that games should be written around the latest WHQL drivers, instead of them relying on Nvidia and AMD to write drivers to work with such a large, diverse number of games. It just doesn't seem fair. I don't think either Nvidia or AMD should find it necessary to do the work that should be done by the game developers before they even release their ever buggy new titles.

Also, why does FutureMark still refuse to recognize the latest WHQL driver with all of their benchmarking programs? How much damned time does FM need to approve a driver? They've had 3 months.

Has there ever been a WHQL like 285.62 that has actually lasted this long with no successor in sight?

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post #133 of 150
Graphic drivers are a pain in the ass from both companies. I will never forget how many issues I got with AMD Catalyst for months without any solution. Now I went to the Nvidia side which is better for me at least from driver point. This time Nvidia got some problems with their drivers and that's the reason for those delays. I also wait for the new WHQL but seems this time took too long.
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No issues with GPU drivers here. I follow my own guide and never have crashes and so on, except today but that was a voltage issue redface.gif
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pfffft .... nvidia ... same crappy as ATI used to be in past per drivers ... since New Year I have crashes on nvidia raid and narrowed it down to either buggy driver which somehow went bad once I used previous Geforce beta driver (which also wasn't perfect) ...

just for kicks I tried installing latest Geforce beta. no go, it hung on installing the Geforce driver Lol!

it seems I will be rolling back to ole good Geforce 266.58 which used to work for me for a long time. hopefully this one doesn't mangle the nvidia raid drivers...
... now if I could only figure out the damn nvidia raid (god why didn't I go with intel chipset board ...)
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Half the time they don't post anymore I hate typing things twice mad.gif
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Where's the WHQL nVIDIA ?
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It will come! Don't worry!
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They were going to release the WHQL but now they're too busy cleaning the sprayed coffee from their work places after laughing at Intel's failed tech demo.

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They were going to release the WHQL but now they're too busy cleaning the sprayed coffee from their work places after laughing at Intel's failed tech demo.

LOOOLz
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