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carguy_
12-30-2004, 08:36 AM
GainwardGfFX5600256RAMDDR

I wonder about all those new versions of drivers created for Gf6*** series.Do I need anything else than just those 45.00 vid drivers?I assume new vid cards have features that old doesn`t so why should I install new drivers?

carguy_
12-30-2004, 08:36 AM
GainwardGfFX5600256RAMDDR

I wonder about all those new versions of drivers created for Gf6*** series.Do I need anything else than just those 45.00 vid drivers?I assume new vid cards have features that old doesn`t so why should I install new drivers?

dieg777
12-30-2004, 01:26 PM
The drivers will have a readme which will contain all the cards they support. Or there will be a list on the official Nvidea site.
New drivers sometimes optimise the code so that you get increase in FPs and or image quality.
Sometimes they will cause other problems- especially if they are new or beta drivers released after your card.
The only way to determine if they are worthwhile is either to try them- you can always replace them with your old drivers- or search the net and forums for reports on their stability.
see this site for good feedback on nvidea http://www.nvnews.net/

all drivers available here
http://www.guru3d.com/

Maple_Tiger
12-31-2004, 08:42 AM
Update it. 45.23 is not a recomended driver anymore. I had a 4600ti, using the 45.23, when I installed PF. My frame rate dropped 10 lol.

Try the 56.72 or even the 66.93. I tride them both on my old card and got back the lost FPS.

SeaFireLIV
12-31-2004, 09:15 AM
Carguy, I dunno what card you have, but I was having A LOT of problems with crashing on my PC with the leatest drivers. Not just IL2 but every other program. So I went back to 45.23/33 and the crashes halted. IL2 running smoothly.

I know the readme says run the latest driver, but I don`t think he`s thinking of older cards like the GF4Ti4200, etc...

I may try the 56.72 so as to avoid being too out-of-date...