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Quick question: nvidia site says 8800GT use 169.25... but if you tell it you have a 9600 it says use 174.66 which drivers are better?!
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Quick question: nvidia site says 8800GT use 169.25... but if you tell it you have a 9600 it says use 174.66 which drivers are better?!
Test them, but I tend to use the newest version.
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Use the 169s, the 174s don't have any improvements for the 8800, they're more for the 9 series cards.
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Im using the 174.12's beta drivers and there real good to me. Check here for drivers:
http://www.tcmagazine.com/forums/ind...ads&showcat=14
 
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169.28 showed a decrease in performance over 169.25 and 174.12 showed an increase over 169.28. Probably no advantage to be had for using 174.12 over 169.25. I'm pretty sure the INF has be modded to install 174.16 on a computer with an 8800GT. There is also 174.51 which performs par with 174.12. Alot of people are reporting increase in IQ with the newer drivers.
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Quick question: nvidia site says 8800GT use 169.25... but if you tell it you have a 9600 it says use 174.66 which drivers are better?!
174.xx are for 9 series cards. There is no officially supported 174.xx for the 8 series cards (as yet)

I'm using 174.51 and IQ and perf. is superior over 169.xx
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I'm using 169.44 right now, optimized for Crysis patch 1.2. I've noticed considerable improvement in Crysis, and just a little improvement in all other games I play.
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I'm having similar results to max302 with the same drivers.
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