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ShadowLeecher

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Hello guys,

Me and my girlfriend both got our own Insperion 1720 with a Nvidia 8600M GS 256MB's in it.

Here i was thinking that a new DirectX 10 Videocard would have been a good choice right.

Well so far im not to impressed.

I understand that with a 256MB DDR2 card i cant expect games to run smooth on max everything.

But i did hope that i could run World in Conflict on some desent frame rates.

Which so far has been around 5 to 10 on max settings and 10 to 20 on Medium, and on low its almost 100fps

Now ofc i check Dell for new drivers but gues what.... they some what "lag" behind.

And i know that Nvidia released new Vista drives just 3 weeks ago to adress a lot of the issues they been having with Vista and Word in Conflict.

So i downloaded those but the damm setup would not recognise my card.....

So then i found you guys

And i see some many diffrente kinds of drivers.... and no clue how to install em.

Can you guys help me abit, is it possible to bypass and stile install?

Hope for good news!

With kind regards,

ShadowLeecher

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Hi

Welcome on this board :-)

I'm using a Dell Laptop and Vista, too. And so far, I've been really happy with these (163.71) drivers: http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/index....=15115&st=0

So that's my recommendation for you :-)

Hope, I was of help.

With kind regards,

FrozenLord

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Guest JadeIce

Hello ShadowLeecher,

Looks like the driver you have recommended is down due to a fault with Nvidia. Is there any other drivers that can help us poor Dell users? My 8600M GT has problems running Oblivion now and its not a happy situation at all.

Anyone knows a solution?

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Well,

the 163.44 and 163.69 are decent drivers, too :-)

(I used them, before I changed to 163.71)

But for older games, the performance seems best with the 158.24.

FrozenLord

158.24 = http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/index....showtopic=13257

163.44 = http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/index....showtopic=14562

163.69 = http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/index....showtopic=15049

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Hi

Welcome on this board :-)

I'm using a Dell Laptop and Vista, too. And so far, I've been really happy with these (163.71) drivers: http://forums.laptopvideo2go.com/index....=15115&st=0

So that's my recommendation for you :-)

Hope, I was of help.

With kind regards,

FrozenLord

hi, I downloaded the propery driver, is there any issu to follow to install ? I'm running with vista 64bit ultimate and a inspiron 1520 (8600m GT)

thx

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Guest JadeIce

I keep getting an error message saying that none of my hardware is competable to the driver that I want to install. This is getting quite maddening. Anyone knows what is wrong?

8600M GT

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you need to replace the INF (see FAQ for more details).

I have udated 163.71 today, so ShadowLeecher, give it a try :)

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Guest JadeIce

Follow the FAQ on how to install the drivers properly. I managed to install 163.44 but I am still having problems with MOHA. Gonna try some others and see if it works.

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after one day tring to see how to do ... I see the FAQ ... how stupid I am ... don't say :) :)

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you need to replace the INF (see FAQ for more details).

I have udated 163.71 today, so ShadowLeecher, give it a try :)

I will try that out for sure.

At the moment im running:

Lord of The Rings online, Call of Duty 4, World in Conflict... but so far they ¨

A. Run horrible,

B. it runs good but sometimes the screens flickers to black for a couple of seconds and then returns to normal....

While gaming... you understand thats horrible.

Anybody have the same problem?

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HELLO

I BOUGHT A DELL INSPIRON 1520 ... AND UNFORTUNATELY THE GAMES ARE HANGING A LIL BIT ... I HAVE JUST DOWNLOADED THE 163.75 FROM THE NVIDIA WEBSITE BUT ITS GIVING ME AN ERROR .. ACTUALY I DOWNLOADED THE 163.69 ASWELL AND ITS GIVING ME AN ERROR ... Y IS THIS ? I HAVE CONTACTED DELL THEY SAID THEY HAVENT HEARED ANY COMPLAINT FROM ANY FROM SOO I AM THE LUCKY ONE WITH THE COMPLAINT :) HAHHA

NE WAYS... CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME SO THAT I COULD DOWNLOAD THE CORRECT DRIVER FOR MY GRAPHICS CARD WHICH IS NVIDIA 8600M GT ..

AND IS THERE ANY OTHER SOFTWARE WHICH I CAN USE TO MAKE MA GAMING PERFORMANCE GOOD?

PLEASE HELP ME

THANKING YOU

REGARDS

NASIR

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