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NVIDIA G80 driver for Microsoft Windows Vista not for public until 2007

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While many G80 owners were expecting at least a beta driver for Microsoft Windows Vista, NVIDIA will not be releasing anything like it until at least January. The lack of even a beta driver for Microsoft Windows Vista is getting a lot of criticism. When anyone with a G80 tries to install Microsoft Windows Vista, they will be forced to install a "standard VGA". This means that there are no shiny Aero Glass effects, and even 2D graphics might be challenging. NVIDIA is expected to have something ready for CES 2007.
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another reason not to get vista untill completely nessersary
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Another reason not to get Vista or a G80 until all the kinks are worked out. Seriously wait 6 months after new tech hits. Prices will be better and so will support.
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yea,and after the 6 months of waiting new tech. comes out.
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yea that is total bull crap. Thats the only thing I need to run my G80 with vista, but guess that isn't happening any time soon. Another question, when was vista supposed to be releasing?
    
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yea,and after the 6 months of waiting new tech. comes out.
You don't always need the latest tech. There's how many DX10 games? I bet you're going to say 'Crysis'

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yea that is total bull crap. Thats the only thing I need to run my G80 with vista, but guess that isn't happening any time soon. Another question, when was vista supposed to be releasing?
January 30th for the general public iirc, at that time Retail versions of Vista will be out. Means we have 34 days until Nvidia HAS to have the drivers done. Otherwise the masses will post angry things in tech forums. Oh noes...
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