ForceWare 174.74 Vista (32-bit) WHQL

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For the second time around NVIDIA updated it's ImageNVIDIA ForceWare 174.74 driver. This driver comes with full support for all current GeForce graphics cards from the GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series and now comes with WHQL certification on 'some' Graphics cards..


  • Download mirror link one is WHQL certified yet only has support for the new Series 9 cards, the rest is not supported.
  • Download mirror two serves the previous BETA version, same stuff, yet not microsoft tested and approved, this set DOES support all series 6, 7, 8 and 9 GeForce graphics cards.


  • Supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, and 9 series GPUs including WHQL for these newly released GPUs:
    o GeForce 9800 GX2/GTX
    o GeForce 9600 GT
    o GeForce 8300
    o GeForce 8200
    o GeForce 8100/NVIDIA nForce 720a
    o NVIDIA nForce 730a
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including Quad SLI technology with GeForce 9800 GX2.
  • Adds support for NVIDIA GeForce 3D Stereo Technology for GeForce 6, 7, 8, or 9 Series GPUs, including SLI technology.
  • Adds new PureVideo HD features for GeForce 9800 GX2 and 9600 GT:
    o Dynamic Contrast Enhancement
    o Dynamic Blue, Green & Skin Tone Enhancements
    o Dual-Stream Decode Acceleration*
    o Microsoft Vista Aero display mode compatibility for Blu-ray & HD DVD playback*
  • Added the following pages to the NVIDIA Control Panel:
    o Manage Custom Resolutions
    o Adjust Television Color Settings
    o Adjust Screen Size and Position
    o Move CRT Position
  • Improved performance on many DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications.
  • Numerous game and application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, features, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.

We have a discussion thread open on these drivers right here.

GeForce 9800 GTX
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