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Big thanks to carrera1988 for pointing these out :)

 Operating System: Windows Vista 32bit

 Driver Version: 177.92

 Driver Date: 2008-08-15 (YYYY-MM-DD)

 Driver Size: 79.08 MB

 Driver Released by: NVIDIA

 MS WHQL Certificate: False

 Setup Files Included: True

 International Files: True

Vista x86

Vista x64

WinXP x86

WinXP x64

* Supports GeForce 6-series, 7-series, 8-series, 9-series, and 200-series GPUs, including the newly released GeForce 9800 GTX+, 9800 GT, 9500 GT, and 9400 GT GPUs.

* Adds support for NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on all GeForce 8-series, 9-series and 200-series GPUs with a minimum of 256MB dedicated graphics memory (this driver package installs NVIDIA PhysX System Software v8.08.18).

* Experience GPU PhysX acceleration in several full games and demos today by downloading the GeForce Power Pack.

* Adds support for 2-way and 3-way NVIDIA SLI technology with GeForce GTX 200-series GPUs on Intel® D5400XS motherboards.

* Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI? technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, and OpenGL, including 3-way and Quad SLI technology.

* Supports CUDA?.

* Supports Folding@home distributing computing application. Download the high performance client for NVIDIA GPUs here and join the NVIDIA team: #131015.

* Supports NVIDIA GeForce 3D Stereo Technology.

* Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.

* Includes several 3D application performance improvements. The following are examples of improvements measured with v177.92 WHQL versus v175.19 WHQL driver:

o Single GPU increases up to 11% in 3DMark Vantage (performance preset)

o Single GPU increases up to 11% in Assassin's Creed DX10

o Single GPU increases up to 15% in Bioshock DX10

o Single GPU increases up to 15% in Call of Duty 4

o Single GPU increases up to 8% in Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

o 2-way SLI increases up to 7% in Bioshock DX10

o 2-way SLI increases up to 10% in Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts DX10

o 2-way SLI increases up to 12% in Enemy Territory: Quake Wars

o 2-way SLI increases up to 10% in World in Conflict DX10

* Includes numerous 3D application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, features, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.

PhysX 8.08.18 stand alone version can be found here

Release Highlights

* Adds support for NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on all GeForce 8-series, 9-series and 200-series GPUs with a minimum of 256MB dedicated graphics memory.

* Experience GPU PhysX acceleration in several full games and demos today by downloading the GeForce Power Pack.

* Supports AGEIA PhysX processors and software runtimes (no change to PPU driver support).

* Includes the latest PhysX runtimes used in the latest game titles.

* Supports the following PhysX runtime engines: 2.8.1, 2.8.0, 2.7.4, 2.7.3, 2.7.2, 2.7.1, 2.7.0, 2.6.x, 2.5.x, 2.4.x and 2.3.x

* Supports NVIDIA PhysX acceleration on GeForce via CUDA 2.0 for SDK versions 2.7.3, 2.7.2, 2.8.0 and 2.8.1 (requires graphics driver v177.81 or later).

* The PhysX control panel can be found in the Windows Start Menu under NVIDIA Corporation.

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I don't get nvidia control panel on vista with this :S

someone help please

Can anybody else confirm this omission ?

Need to be sure before i install it.

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There are many comments about missing CP, but it works for others. No idea so far what's the point.

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There are many comments about missing CP, but it works for others. No idea so far what's the point.

nV looks ot have fixed the earlier problems they had.

So my INF fix for the previous 177.xx drivers no longer works as nV have fixed their bug. :)

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