Download NVIDIA GeForce Forceware 197.45 Windows 7 and Vista (64-bit) WHQL
This is a WHQL-certified driver for GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, and 300-series desktop GPUs and ION desktop GPUs.
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New in Version 197.45
Recommended for the best performance with the new GPU-accelerated features in Adobe CS5.
Adds support for the new version of MotionDSP's video enhancement software, vReveal, which adds support for HD output. NVIDIA customers can download a free version of vReveal that supports up to SD output here.
Fixes a video playback issue in Media Player Classic.
Upgrades PhysX System Software to version 9.10.0129.
Upgrades HD Audio driver to version 22.214.171.124 (for supported GPUs).
Increases performance in several PC games from v196.21 WHQL. The following are examples of measured improvements. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration: Up to 13% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with a single GPU Up to 30% performance increase in Crysis: Warhead with SLI technology Up to 13% performance increase in H.A.W.X with single GPU Up to 15% performance increase in H.A.W.X with SLI technology Up to 30% performance increase in Left 4 Dead with single GPU Up to 28% performance increase in Left 4 Dead with SLI technology
Adds SLI and multi-GPU support for top new gaming titles including Assassin Creed II, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Command and
Conquer 4: Tiberium Twilight, Grand Theft Auto IV: Episodes from Liberty City, Mass Effect 2, Napoleon: Total War, and Zombie Driver.
Enhanced SLI support for Metro 2033, Supreme Commander 2, Unigine, and World of Warcraft.
Adds Ambient Occlusion support for Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood, Need for Speed: Shift, Resident Evil 5, RUSE, and Street Fighter IV.
Adds override anti-aliasing support for Mass Effect 2.
Includes numerous bug fixes. Refer to the release notes on the documentation tab for information about the key bug fixes in this release.
Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here .
Supports GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with Adobe Flash 10.1. Learn more here .
Supports DirectCompute with Windows 7 and GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports OpenCL 1.0 ( Open Computing Language ) for all GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports OpenGL 3.2 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
Supports CUDA Toolkit 3.0 features and performance enhancements. See CUDA Zone for more details.
Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI
support on SLI-certified Intel X58-based motherboards.
Supports NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on a dedicated GeForce graphics card. Use one card for graphics and dedicate a different card for
PhysX processing for game-changing physical effects. Learn more here .
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Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software .