Forceware 81.84 (x64)

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ForceWare Release 80
Version: 81.84
Release Date: October 4, 2005
BETA Driver for Black and White 2

Release Highlights:

  • BETA driver to support the availability of the game Black and White 2
  • Mixed vendor support for NVIDIA SLI
  • Performance enhancements for Dual-core CPUs
  • PureVideo high definition de-interlacing support
  • Usability enhancements when connecting to an HDTV
  • For a full list of known issues please view the Release Notes
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0c and OpenGL® 2.0 support

Issues Resolved in Version 81.84

  • Single GPU Issues
    • GeForce 6800 Ultra: There is geometry corruption in Black & White 2; triangles stretch to infinity.
    • GeForce 6600, Windows XP: De-interlacing issue when playing The Big Lobowski DVD.
    • GeForce 6600 GT: Half Life 2 crashes with driver version 81.82.
    • GeForce 6200 16 MB with TurboCache: Black & White 2: Missing textures on some objects.
    • GeForce 6 Series/GeForce FX Series, AGP, Windows XP: Audio sync problems occur playing WMV9 files using Windows Media Player 10 with the Microsoft patch for DirectX VA WMV9 acceleration. The problem occurred only in VMR mode and not in overlay mode.
  • SLI Related Issues
    • GeForce 7800 GTX, SLI: Changing the DVI flat panel scaling results in missing or corrupted modes.
    • GeForce 7800 GTX, SLI, Windows XP: Using the option ʺDetect Optimal Frequenciesʺ under the 3D Performance setting could result in a system crash.
    • GeForce 7800 GTX, GeForce 6800/6600/6200, SLI, Windows XP: Introduction videos do not render in Tiger Woods 2005 in AFR mode.
    • GeForce 7800 GTX/Quadro FX 3400, SLI: When enabling SLI, a message appears indicating that there is no video link bridge.
    • GeForce 7 Series, GeForce 6 Series, SLI: Turning on Gamma Corrected AA disables SLI 8x AA and causes the display to fall back to 4x AA.
    • GeForce 6800 Ultra, SLI: Colin McRae Rally 2005 has screen corruption, slow frame rendering during the race, and occasional blue-screen crash.
    • GeForce 6600, SLI: Corruption occurs in the game Painkiller when setting the resolution to widescreen formats.
    • GeForce 6 Series, SLI: Overlocking does not work after dynamically enabling or disabling SLI mode.
    • The system crashes when dynamically enabling SLI mode.
    • GeForce products, SLI: With SLI AA rendering enabled, there is corruption while the flight-loading dialog box is opened in Flight Sim 2004.
    • Quadro FX 3400, SLI: With SLI AA rendering enabled, there is poor performance and occasional system hang with OpenGL applications.

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