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http://www.3dfx.com/News/articles/nv...river-released

^new beta drivers from Nvidia. Should fix some of the issues people are having with the Alpha.
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yep, thats why Im spending every moment this weekend on my pc getting as much as I can out of it. I refuse to do anything. I'm almost guaranteed to nerd rage at least once, because I always get bugged while I'm gaming.
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HORRIBLE freaking night to get invited. I'm moving this weekend. -_____-
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HORRIBLE freaking night to get invited. I'm moving this weekend. -_____-
You are not missing much If I were you, I would just wait for the beta. Conquest.. wohoo!!
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At 60% install completion, I realized I only have 2 hours to play this game until beta ends. (3 day vacation coming up + work insanity). WHY DOES THIS ALWAYS HAPPEN TO ME!!!??



Last time I picked up my new vid card 2 hours before a 3 day vacation. The time before that was picking up Red Dead Redemption 1 hour before a week-long vacation. BRAAHH!

Perhaps I will just game all night instead of sleep...? Hmm...
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HORRIBLE freaking night to get invited. I'm moving this weekend. -_____-
^^ QFT...similar boat.

What about your pool party?? (No I'm not letting that go...)
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post #4917 of 52874
GOd dam and I had to choose to go visit my aunt and cousins this weekend!
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The alpha isn't really worth it guys...just reduced visuals version of BC2 on 1 map. fairly lame, could have at least started us with Conquest mode...
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post #4919 of 52874
Ryboto has it, your not missing out on too much. It's nice to get a feel for the game and see how well it might run on your rig, but there isn't much else going on with it.
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Originally Posted by rdasch3 View Post
yes it was posted, but it doesnt hurt to repost in a sever hundred page thread lol. Hopefully it will utlize my sli.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Thanks for mentioning that. The Alpha gives a popup error message about NVIDIA drivers even though I have the latest drivers; but I didn't consider that it was referring to Beta drivers.
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Originally Posted by markduch View Post
Thanks! Hadn't seen that. D/L'ing now. (Tho I don't have an Alpha invite...)
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Originally Posted by chewbaccasdad View Post
Seeing as this is one of my first Alpha tests, is there any chance the beta 280 drivers will screw up other games in my library? Just need to know whether to hold on to current drivers...my geek instinct tells me yes.

I only got a little blast on it last night and it was running super smooth @1920x1080 on high. I presume the framerate will drop as they add more features though.
No, it shouldn't mess up any of your other games. They actually fixed some other bugs with other games, and added some 3D profiles.


Here is a direct download link from Nvidia (280.19)
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/Find.aspx?lang=en-us
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