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Alright, I am still at 175.16, which I know is a way behind, but the only reason why I am staying currently is because I can atleast Fold with 175.16 and a 8600 GT with them.

Should I upgrade to the current/latest drivers?

I know there are a lot of new things added, Ageia/Nvidia PhysX support, and such. But I am wondering if it is worth it.

Not really all that interested in benchmark points.
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Alright, I am still at 175.16, which I know is a way behind, but the only reason why I am staying currently is because I can atleast Fold with 175.16 and a 8600 GT with them.

Should I upgrade to the current/latest drivers?

I know there are a lot of new things added, Ageia/Nvidia PhysX support, and such. But I am wondering if it is worth it.

Not really all that interested in benchmark points.

175.16 is way behind? As far as I knew there's only one driver which is newer, and is also supposed to be appalling, large fps drops etc.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.ph...=194&Itemid=72
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http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/3510...ml#post4107885

The 177.41 with Physix driver gives big boosts in performance in any apps/games that support it..
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The 175's sucked bad with my machine. All sorts of problems. You think YOU are way behind. I rolled back to the 163.75's. Maybe old but have been rock solid with about everything I do with them.
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Are the 177.41's better than the 177.40's?
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the .40 had some issues that were ironed out in the .41

not sure what they were tho as I only ran them for about 36hrs.. the .41 are working just fine for me..
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