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post #21 of 35
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Originally Posted by ToxicAdam View Post
WHQL always worked better for me. Beta is just that... beta

I know a lot of people with SLI setups 270.51 doesn't work. > http://www.overclock.net/12962465-post121.html
What about the drivers that aren't WHQL or beta? Just the regular drivers?
post #22 of 35
Why is it called Windows Hardware Quality Labs if they test Drivers, aka Software?
post #23 of 35
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Originally Posted by d-block View Post
So you're saying that there is absolutely no difference whatsoever between WHQL and that they are exactly the same in every way?
To me, WHQL means they are probably outdated because of the time wasted to be Windows certified. Do you really think that Microsoft cares about gaming performance?

Also I'm not seeing a single issue with Crysis 2. Do you have something specific?

WHQL means nothing to me as a gamer.
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WHQL is my friend. he is hurt by your comments that he means nothing.
     
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post #25 of 35
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Originally Posted by 2thAche View Post
To me, WHQL means they are probably outdated because of the time wasted to be Windows certified. Do you really think that Microsoft cares about gaming performance?

Also I'm not seeing a single issue with Crysis 2. Do you have something specific?

WHQL means nothing to me as a gamer.
Since you have no problems with Crysis 2 no one else should, right?
post #26 of 35
No doubt Microsoft is finding issues with these Betas like we're having and sending them back to Nvidia... only reason I can see for there not being a WHQL in 3 months.

Most people here gauge drivers by a couple of games and think everything's fine. MS will put it through the ringer.
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post #27 of 35
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Originally Posted by d-block View Post
There is a difference. I have significantly lower frames in crysis 2 with the latest beta. I am using 267.84, same version as you.

With 270.51 crysis 2 has a strobe light effect and when it's not doing that my frames are nearly 30 fewer than with 267.84. It is obvious that these are different from the 270.51.

So who is to say which will be the final, whql driver? So yes, there is a difference.

And as for the quadro only comment, that is wrong. They drivers in your sig are not quadro, they are geforce that came out for one of the newer 500 series cards.
I installed the latest 270 series beta yesterday and Crysis 2 played fine.
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post #28 of 35
The last time whql driver blowing up the nvidia card. Pretty much the issue need to works on.
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post #29 of 35
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Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
I installed the latest 270 series beta yesterday and Crysis 2 played fine.
Congratulations.
post #30 of 35
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
What about the drivers that aren't WHQL or beta? Just the regular drivers?
Laf...

I finally got the 270.51 working, but to comment on WHQL drivers... the last drivers are suck for me as well, I am coming from a beta driver going to a beta driver... come to think of it... I am not sure I have ever used a non beta driver in this build.

Part of this seems to come from supporting a lot of different Sku's and manufacturers with a unified driver... and I suspect that alone is making the whole process very problematic for the poor chimps slaving away at Nvidia.

When it comes to Micro$lop and there certification, I wouldn't worry much about it... typically those drivers and revisions are of the "play it safe" variety... I don't think that lets Nvidia off the hook, but theres tons of blame to go around... mobo drivers... monitor drivers... heck even my keyboard (G15) has had it's fair share of crap drivers...

Anyone who says using a PC to play games is trouble free, is either lying or selling something... probably a PC.
 
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