Along with NVIDIA's new 8800 GTS 512 MB release NVIDIA also unveils a new ForceWare driver, revision build 169.21.
- Added support for GeForce 8800 GTS 512 GPU.
- Recommended driver for the latest DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL applications.
- Numerous game and application compatibility fixes. Please refer to the release documentation for more information on features, driver fixes, and known issues.
Notable fixes for all GPUs are the repair of the control panel run display optimization wizard back button that didnt work, flickering puddle reflections in FEAR and a crash in Star Wars: Republic Commando when starting new games.
A few fixes for the 8800 GT cards are added to the drivers including an issue with Bioshock where a small black square appears during part of the intro sequence when antialiasing is enabled. An issue on the 8800 GTX with Blu-ray color settings not taking effect has been repaired as well.
Issues with SLI have been addressed in the new driver as well with a fix for Stalker with SLI 8800 GTX cards where game performance didnt improve much.