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Thing is when i got my 8600 i installed the drivers that came with the cd . They got me 4600 3dmark scores and on fear i lagged like my old 7600gts, After a while i got the 58.22 driver it made a big diff the score at default was 5000 and i could turn on every this on fear (not all the way) but it looked great it felt like a 7900 then i got the 58.27 and no lagging in bf2 online and my default score was 5200.Does anyone know why they take so long to give us good drivers and why they make such a difference
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They take so long because they have to accommodate for every single possible build you can think of.

When you put different hardware together it can cause incompatibilities. Nvidia don't realise this until people report bugs (obviously they cannot check every single possible build before release)

This is why they have to update. Also the programmers get to know the codes better and start to code more efficiently for the card which improves it a lot.

Then you have the possibility of the cards reacting differently to different games in which they have to sort out as well.

Also, sometimes they rush drivers just so they can still to release times and then generally build up from there.

There are a million and one different explanations as to why drivers become more efficient.
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ahh thats y, man thats hard job
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When i got mine I just used the official Nvidia Drivers here:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/winxp_2k_158.22.html

 
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