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post #11 of 19
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Envy doesn't support the 8800GT yet.

And I'll try the other link.
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by GodofGrunts View Post
Envy doesn't support the 8800GT yet.

And I'll try the other link.
8800gt been out for a while, wonder what the makers of envy are doing.
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*shrug* working on the the new one for 8.04 I think... I'm pretty sure I read 8800GTs will be supported in the 8.04.... so I'll just wait a month I guess.
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*shrug* working on the the new one for 8.04 I think... I'm pretty sure I read 8800GTs will be supported in the 8.04.... so I'll just wait a month I guess.

The 2D-only nv module will work (in 8.04), but you will still have to resort to proprietary drivers for any 3D. However, the new restricted driver manager in 8.04 should have update nvidia binaries that will support the new cards.
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Do you mind explaining how to go about doing the above?
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I've installed the 8800gt drivers via envy before. Envy downloads the latest drivers from Nvidia's site.
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My 8800GT gets delivered today. I'll post back soon with how to do it. I can figure it out and share how I did it with you guys.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Coopey View Post
I've installed the 8800gt drivers via envy before. Envy downloads the latest drivers from Nvidia's site.
REALLY?! Okay then... I'll try again soon... weird...

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My 8800GT gets delivered today. I'll post back soon with how to do it. I can figure it out and share how I did it with you guys.
That would be much appreciated.
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