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I always do the boot into safe mode run drivercleaner routine when I install new nvidia drivers... (former GTX295 owner, old habits die hard)

The ****ty DA2 performance seems to affect nvidia 5xx series cards more like anything else.

you don't have to use drivercleaner anymore. just use the custom install and check the clean install box or whatever its called.
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you don't have to use drivercleaner anymore. just use the custom install and check the clean install box or whatever its called.
Driver cleaning programs are rubbish, and were never needed. More trouble than they're worth.
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I'm going to quote myself and ask again, nobody likes me.

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So the consensus is that 4xx series have no real improvements over 266.58 right?
    
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I think the drivers are equal or within 1-2%, plus it has better compatibility with recent games
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Driver cleaning programs are rubbish, and were never needed. More trouble than they're worth.
Uninstalling drivers in general were rubbish. Just install the new drivers over the old ones! It automatically removes them anyway, to guarantee there is no issues...
    
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Uninstalling drivers in general were rubbish. Just install the new drivers over the old ones! It automatically removes them anyway, to guarantee there is no issues...
The issue sometimes is, Windows will create a driver cache to restore drivers that become corrupt, missing, or removed if a device is disabled/uninstalled.

Along with other issues that drivers have brought with them over the years going way, way back to the early Nvidia days.


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I think the drivers are equal or within 1-2%, plus it has better compatibility with recent games
Bah.... I have no new games.

Thanks for the reply though!
    
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I'm going to quote myself and ask again, nobody likes me.
dragon age 2 works good in sli now,

most games have a small marginal difference, but major changes were pushed towards current 5xx gen

read the release notes , and you'll save yourself alot of hassle of quoting yourself
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"3D Vision window mode now works with Windows Aero enabled"
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"New NVIDIA Control Panel option to toggle 3D Vision window mode on or off"
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Added the following 3D Vision game profiles:
Dragon Age II - Fail with the CPU counting PhysX...
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Supports the new GPU-accelerated features in Adobe CS5
Should i kiss every boy in the Nvidia team ? ... better not, people might be flattering, bu secretly, i do love you
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I'm going to quote myself and ask again, nobody likes me.
eh i get some decent improvements in the heaven 2.5 benchmark.
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The new download interface on nVidia's website is horrible, it took me several attempts to intercept the popup that allowed me to download the driver in the first place.

There's no link for "if your download doesn't start in 5 seconds click here" or anything like that. Damn I hate when people try to improve things that work just fine and screw it up.
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