Detonator 40 officially released!!

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by NetRyder, Nov 9, 2002.

  1. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Time for another driver update! :)

    nVidia has finally released a WHQL certified version of the Detonator 40 drivers (40.72)

    Release highlights:
    Up to a 25% increase in performance
    nView™ 2.0 multi-display technology increases productivity and provides the necessary tools to control the way users access and view applications.
    NVRotate™ enabling image rotation on today’s advanced flat panel displays.
    NVKeystone™ allows for real-time image correction on portable projectors and heads-up displays.
    Digital Vibrance Control™ allows users to adjust color controls to achieve accurate, bright colors under all conditions.
    New control panel streamlines user interface and enables faster and easier access to all video settings
    Robust Channels enables higher faster performance and better stability for all applications through fail-safe paths in the drivers
    CineFX Simulator allows developers to use Cg—“C for graphics”—to write complex shaders in a high level language faster and more easily than before.
    NVIDIA’s patented Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) – supports all products in a single driver binary

    Get them here:
    http://www.nvidia.com/view.asp?IO=winxp-2k_40.72

    EDIT: Added this to the Hardware news section.
     
  2. strange that it says that release date is november 11. :confused:
     
  3. NetRyder

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    Yeah, looks like the page was put up a bit too early? :p
     
  4. lol. maybe it's a glimpse to the future? but i guess it is just a usual mistake on nvidia :(
     
  5. Electronic Punk

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    Yeah and the files have been there for 2 weeks... :D

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    Using 41.03 anyway.. been fine.
     
  6. funky dredd

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    I think I will be getting these!!
     
  7. Electronic Punk

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    Guess they are WHQL certified if you insist on it!!
     
  8. so which one is better? 41.03 or this 40.72 new thing? i got riva tnt model 64, 16mb vid card. on win xp pro. and using 41.03 drivers right now btw.
     
  9. Electronic Punk

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    I would say neither release would really effect such an old card.
     
  10. which one would i need to be having the most effect? gforce 4 or something?
     
  11. Electronic Punk

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    well yeah, the drivers are generic but they are most likely to make the most difference to their newest line of cards.
     
  12. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    How can you tell what version you have?
     
  13. Electronic Punk

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    Go to your nvidia control panel and look at the file versions of the files in there...
     
  14. Nick M

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    Thanks for the link Netryder :p

    Hope I see a difference in my graphics performance...
     
  15. izwan002

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    use this driver plus directx..full accelaration heh?