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Quickly after the release of the Catalyst 8.4, the Green Team of Santa Clara "accidentally" leaked a new set of GeForce (ex-ForceWare) drivers. The GeForce 174.88 are beta drivers sourced by the guys @ Station Driverswhich feature support for the GeForce 8100, 8200 and 8300 IGPs plus the 9 series cards, the GeForce 9600 GT, 9800 GTX, 9800 GX2 and the re-branded 8800 GS, the 9600 GSO.

The fresh GeForce 174.88 drivers are dated on April 11 and can downloaded by clicking on the following links:
Source: VR Zone
http://forums.vr-zone.com/showthread.php?t=263993
 
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No 8800GTS support? ?
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No 8800GTS support? ?
Wait a day, or edit it yourself.
Someone will release edited INF file so it will support geforces down to 6-series.

Im going to wait and see if these are any good at all.
174.74 works great for me.
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No 8800GTS support? ?
Didn't you know, Nvidia isn't going to support your favorite 8800 series anymore, you need to upgrade to a 9 series!
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Didn't you know, Nvidia isn't going to support your favorite 8800 series anymore, you need to upgrade to a 9 series!
I agree, and it's a shame I tell you. I feel like I'm walking in to Nvidia, opening my wallet and saying you take what you think is fair, and I'll be back tomorrow to upgrade. Thanks for making me upgrade from 7 to 8 series for Vista's Directx 10 and, thank you again for no longer supporting the drivers, and for forcing yet another upgrade on the consumer.

Heres a clip 13min 35sec in, that really explains it better than I can
http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_ch00XMjM0MjA3OTY=.html
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I upgraded from 7 to 8 for the improved performance and image quality. ^^ don't give a care about DX10.
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We want official release that supports every nVidia card from 6 series on..

They broke the support with the 170xx blah , We don't want nvidia bet nor we want broken drivers that work with a 9800 only. For heavens sake release a driver that works on every OS ,, vista ,,, any 32bit or x64 ,, and works flawlessly with any card 6 series or higher.

Just my thoughts, I think the driver programmers need to step it up if you ask me. I know they can squeeze those cards soo you get 60fps instead of 28fps ,, daz a joke unplayable LOL ,, I didnt bother we that junk. play UT3 ,, or Gears on PC and the graphics are thicker and better,,,,, period,, engine is smooth,,,, heheheh thx
    
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Didn't you know, Nvidia isn't going to support your favorite 8800 series anymore, you need to upgrade to a 9 series!
Oh boy...another Creative in the making....
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I agree, and it's a shame I tell you. I feel like I'm walking in to Nvidia, opening my wallet and saying you take what you think is fair, and I'll be back tomorrow to upgrade. Thanks for making me upgrade from 7 to 8 series for Vista's Directx 10 and, thank you again for no longer supporting the drivers, and for forcing yet another upgrade on the consumer.

Heres a clip 13min 35sec in, that really explains it better than I can
http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_ch00XMjM0MjA3OTY=.html
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I agree, and it's a shame I tell you. I feel like I'm walking in to Nvidia, opening my wallet and saying you take what you think is fair, and I'll be back tomorrow to upgrade. Thanks for making me upgrade from 7 to 8 series for Vista's Directx 10 and, thank you again for no longer supporting the drivers, and for forcing yet another upgrade on the consumer.

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http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_ch00XMjM0MjA3OTY=.html
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