GeForce/ION Driver Release 265 266.58

Version: 266.58 WHQL
Release Date: 2011.01.18
Operating System: Windows XP
Language: English (U.S.)
File Size: 84.4 MB

Release Highlights

This is the first release from the Release 265 family of drivers (versions 265.xx to 269.xx). You can read more about this family of drivers on GeForce.com.

This driver package supports GeForce 6, 7, 8, 9, 100, 200, 300, 400, and 500-series desktop GPUs as well as ION desktop GPUs.

New in Release 266.58

GPU Support

Performance

  • Increases performance for GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs in several PC games vs. the latest Release 260 drivers. The following are examples of some of the most significant improvements measured on Windows 7. Results will vary depending on your GPU and system configuration:
         GeForce GTX 580:
    • Up to 7% in Battlefield Bad Company 2 (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
    • Up to 12% in Battleforge (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF Very High)
    • Up to 11% in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
    • Up to 7% in Dirt 2 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
    • Up to 7% in Far Cry 2 (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
    • Up to 5% in Just Cause 2 (1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF Dark Tower)
    • Up to 5% in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat (SLI – 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
    • Up to 9% in Stone Giant (SLI 1920x1200, DOF on)
    • Up to 8% in Unigine Heaven v2.1 (SLI 1920x1200 4xAA/16xAF)
  • Improves performance in Final Fantasy XI on GeForce 400 Series and 500 Series GPUs.

NVIDIA SLI

  • Adds SLI profiles for the following PC games:
    • Alien vs. Triangles Demo
    • Endless City Demo
    • Lionheart: Kings Crusade
    • Moscow Racer: Legends of USSR
    • Rift: Planes of Telara
    • Shaun White Skateboarding
  • Enhances SLI profiles for the following PC games:
    • Age of Conan
    • Arcania: Gothic 4
    • Civilization V - DX11
    • Lost Planet 2
    • World Of Warcraft

Other

  • Installs HD Audio driver version 1.1.13.1
  • Installs PhysX System Software to version 9.10.0514
  • Supports the new GPU-accelerated features in Adobe CS5.
  • Supports GPU-acceleration for smoother online HD videos with Adobe Flash 10.1. Learn more here.
  • Supports the new version of MotionDSP's video enhancement software, vReveal, which adds support for HD output. NVIDIA customers can download a free version of vReveal that supports up to SD output here.
  • Supports OpenCL 1.0 (Open Computing Language) for all GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports OpenGL 3.3 for GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
  • Supports OpenGL 4.1 on GeForce 400 series and later GPUs.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology* on DirectX 9 and OpenGL.
  • Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.
  • Users without US English operating systems can select their language and download the International driver here.
*Note: The following SLI features are only supported on Windows Vista and Windows 7: Quad SLI technology using GeForce 9800 GX2 or GeForce GTX 295, 3-way SLI technology, Hybrid SLI, and SLI multi-monitor support.

Supported products

GeForce 500 series:
GTX 580, GTX 570

GeForce 400 series:
GTX 480, GTX 470, GTX 465, GTX 460 SE, GTX 460, GTS 450, GT 430

GeForce 300 series:
GT 340, GT 330, GT 320, 315, 310

GeForce 200 series:
GTX 295, GTX 285, GTX 280, GTX 275, GTX 260, GTS 250, GTS 240, GT 240, GT 230, GT 220, G210, 210, 205

GeForce 100 series:
GT 140, GT 130, GT 120, G 100

GeForce 9 series:
9800 GX2, 9800 GTX/GTX+, 9800 GT, 9600 GT, 9600 GSO, 9600 GS, 9500 GT, 9500 GS, 9400 GT, 9400, 9300 GS, 9300 GE, 9300, 9200, 9100

GeForce 8 series:
8800 Ultra, 8800 GTX, 8800 GTS 512, 8800 GTS, 8800 GT, 8800 GS, 8600 GTS, 8600 GT, 8600 GS, 8500 GT, 8400 SE, 8400 GS, 8400, 8300 GS, 8300, 8200 / nForce 730a, 8200, 8100 / nForce 720a

GeForce 7 series:
7950 GX2, 7950 GT, 7900 GTX, 7900 GT/GTO, 7900 GS, 7800 SLI, 7800 GTX, 7800 GS, 7650 GS, 7600 LE, 7600 GT, 7600 GS, 7550 LE, 7500 LE, 7350 LE, 7300 SE / 7200 GS, 7300 LE, 7300 GT, 7300 GS, 7150 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7100 GS, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 620i, 7050 PV / NVIDIA nForce 630a, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 7050 / NVIDIA nForce 610i, 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a

GeForce 6 series:
6800 XT, 6800 XE, 6800 Ultra, 6800 LE, 6800 GT, 6800 GS/XT, 6800 GS, 6800, 6700 XL, 6610 XL, 6600 VE, 6600 LE, 6600 GT, 6600, 6500, 6250, 6200 TurboCache, 6200SE TurboCache, 6200 LE, 6200 A-LE, 6200, 6150SE nForce 430, 6150LE / Quadro NVS 210S, 6150 LE, 6150, 6100 nForce 420, 6100 nForce 405, 6100 nForce 400, 6100

ION series:
ION LE, ION