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I saw in a review of the new sli driver. In the article they mooded the 174.34(9 series) drives to be compatible with is 8800gt and the improvement was noticable.
    
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Do these support the 8800 series? =|
with a hacked .inf file they support them perfectly.
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with a hacked .inf file they support them perfectly.
Is there any danger of doing this? and can you post where to modify it?
    
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Is there any danger of doing this? and can you post where to modify it?
nope not really.

I usually just get them from online somewhere I'm too lazy to modify it myself.

here's a link for what I'm using
http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=626379
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WHQL certified... I thought that meant it supports the 6,7,&8 series too
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WHQL certified... I thought that meant it supports the 6,7,&8 series too
no it just means it's official.

but IT DOES support 678 unofficially however and I'm using it right now. I think IQ is noticeably improved.

at first I thought ti was a little slower in crysis... maybe 10%, but then I realized it forgot to reoverclock my card after the driver swap. it's not a night/day difference but they're good drivers.
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Actually Nvidia drivers are the #1 cause of crashes in Windows Vista... It surfaced during one of the court cases against Microsoft.

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Yeah, there are many people like me going through the woes of games freezing shortly after starting. The drivers keep messing up and one has to restart the computer to get it working again. But the next time you go to start gaming, it crashes again. But I am experiencing this in XP as well.
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this is the same driver released on 03/18...

Exact same file size and lackluster performance with regard to quad SLI.

Something quick better happen or I'm returning these and going back to my trusty 8800 gtx's with an extra $1200 + in my wife's pocket.
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this is the same driver released on 03/18...

Exact same file size and lackluster performance with regard to quad SLI.

Something quick better happen or I'm returning these and going back to my trusty 8800 gtx's with an extra $1200 + in my wife's pocket.
Save that $1200 for the 10-series
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