What drivers to use (nVidia)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by lieb39, May 25, 2003.

  1. lieb39

    lieb39 Apple lover, PC User

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    Hello everyone,

    I've never really had a good experience with drivers. I have a XFX Nvidia Geforce 4 ti4200 with 128mb ddr ram. I just installed directx 9 and i'm having a few problems. What driver set should I get and whats the link? (Direct link would be nice)

    Thank you,

    lieb39
     
  2. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    Hmm , get the latest here ..
     
  3. Codasmd

    Codasmd Old School XPeriencer

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    How are the 44.03's?

    Anyone have any probs with them?
     
  4. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    No problems here :
    1'st pc : GF FX 5200 Leadtek
    second : GF2 MX 400 Asus
     
  5. zoey

    zoey Guest

    Alot of times you have to expriement with the different drivers. Some act different depending upon your setup. At least for me.
     
  6. LeeJend

    LeeJend Moderator

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    First make sure you got rid of all the old Nvidia files. Especially the 3.xxx stuff. There is a utility for that. Someone post the link I forgot it.

    I used 41.09 for a long time it was stable and none of the newer ones seemed to be any faster.

    Nvidia has been playing games with the texture drawing to make their benchmarks higher with no "in game" improvement and poorer image quality.
     
  7. BonyTony

    BonyTony Moderator

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    Have a look at the topics posted in the driver Forum where you can find out more info on Nvidia drivers and what may suit you better also direct driver links are posted in there too.

    My opinion are the 43.51 whql and the 44.03 drivers are the best.
     
  8. Leevoy

    Leevoy Guest

    I just use the ones M$ gave me at their update site
    http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/en/default.asp


    They are 4.0.7.2.

    Can't be assed to install non certified drivers unless they have none at M$ update site for say my hauppage TV card.

    Rather be safe than sorry. :p
     
  9. BonyTony

    BonyTony Moderator

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    43.51 are WHQL certified get them from HERE
     
  10. been runnig 44.03 for 10 days now dont seem to have any problems so far (tempts fate ) doesnt seem to be as much of a perfomance increase as posted ,only improved my 3d mark by 20 to 10950
     
  11. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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  12. ste_w

    ste_w Moderator

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    i just get the latest Official ones everytime along side direct x 9.0a, never had anyproblems @ all