NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver 186.18

Version: 186.18 WHQL
Release Date: 2009.06.22
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit
Language: English (U.S.)
File Size: 15.7 MB

Release Highlights

This is an updated NVIDIA 3D Vision driver that was included in the box.

NOTE : If you are using the Resident Evil 5 tech demo please download the latest 3D Vision Beta driver CD v1.09 (3D Vision v190.38). PC gamers will get the most intense Resident Evil experience to date as Resident Evil 5 will take advantage of NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology (wireless 3D Vision glasses sold separately), bringing a whole new dimension of horror to PC Gamers. Fans that pick up the PC version will be the first to experience Stereoscopic 3D out of screen effects as their living rooms are transformed into the village of Kijuju. Infected Majini coming at players from every angle, dust flying in and out of screen and the scariest bosses to date are taken up a notch. Resident Evil 5 PC is a whole new level of fear players will never forget. The game also supports Stereoscopic 3D in all of its cut scenes – an industry first.

These drivers can be downloaded here.

You can only install this driver if you have the installed the latest GeForce Graphics drivers v186.18.

New Features

  • Adds support for ViewSonic PJD-6210-3D and PJD-6220-3D projectors
  • New 3D Vision game profiles. Please visit this website for a full list of game ratings.
    • Prototype
    • Up
    • Velvet Assassin
    • X-Men Origins Wolverine
  • Updated 3D Vision game profiles. Please visit this website for a full list of game ratings.
    • Call of Duty 4 – fixed graphics artifacts on the tank exhaust, smoke, and fog.
    • Call of Duty World at War – fixed graphics artifacts on the tank exhaust, smoke, and fog.
    • Gears of War – fixed graphics artifacts from smoke, and fog.
  • Added 3D game preview pack 1 to allow users to preview games in 3D. You can launch this preview on the last step of the 3D Vision Setup Wizard.
  • Added support for Cooliris v1.10, the full-screen 3D Wall that speeds up search on Google Images, YouTube, Flickr, and more. Enjoy the richest way to view photos from Facebook, Picasa, and now even your computer. Please visit the website //www.cooliris.com/ to download the latest build that supports 3D Vison.

Installation Instructions

  • Download the NVIDIA 3D Vision driver
  • Remove all old GeForce Stereoscopic 3D drivers as outlined in the Quick Start Guide.
  • Ensure you have the latest GeForce Graphics driver v186.18 installed
  • Launch the NVIDIA 3D Vision driver file by double clicking on it

Supported products

Minimum system requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ X2 CPU or higher
  • 1GB of system memory. (2GB is recommended)
  • 100 MB free disk space

NVIDIA 3D Vision-Ready displays devices


  • GeForce GTX 200 Series
    • GeForce GTX 295
    • GeForce GTX 285
    • GeForce GTX 280
    • GeForce GTX 275
    • GeForce GTX 260
    • GeForce GTS 250
    • GeForce GT 140
  • GeForce 9 Series
    • GeForce 9800 GX2
    • GeForce 9800 GTX+
    • GeForce 9800 GTX
    • GeForce 9800 GT
    • GeForce 9600 GT
  • GeForce 8 Series
    • GeForce 8800 Ultra
    • GeForce 8800 GTX
    • GeForce 8800 GTS
    • GeForce 8800 GT

Note: NVIDIA 3D Vision currently supports 2-way NVIDIA SLI®. A future driver update will support 3-way and Quad SLI.

For information on NVIDIA® Quadro® professional stereo support click here.

Supported Microsoft DirectX® Games

View the complete list of certified games

Please visit the NVIDIA 3D Vision System Requirements website for more information.