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Nvidia Releases New Graphic Drivers

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Release Highlights (for IA32)

  • Added OpenGL 2.0 Support.

  • Added initial support for Xinerama + OpenGL
  • Added support for the EXT_framebuffer_object OpenGL extension.
  • Added NV-CONTROL support for manipulating DDC/CI settings
  • Added support for GPU clock manipulation
  • Added support for NVIDIA Quadro G-Sync.
  • Added support for GeForce 6200 AGP.
  • Improved DPMS behavior on flatpanels.
  • Removed support for legacy GPUs
  • Install NVIDIA OpenGL headers by default.

Beware TNT owners

by oCiLeNt1 on Friday, June 03 2005 @ 04:18:18 UTC
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And I quote: Below are the legacy GPUs that are no longer supported in the unified driver. These GPUs will continue to be maintained through the special legacy NVIDIA GPU driver releases. NVIDIA chip name Device PCI ID ------------------------------- ------------------------------- RIVA TNT 0x0020 RIVA TNT2/TNT2 Pro 0x0028 RIVA TNT2 Ultra 0x0029 Vanta/Vanta LT 0x002C RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro 0x002D Aladdin TNT2 0x00A0 GeForce 256 0x0100 GeForce DDR 0x0101 Quadro 0x0103 GeForce2 GTS/GeForce2 Pro 0x0150 GeForce2 Ti 0x0151 GeForce2 Ultra 0x0152 Quadro2 Pro 0x0153

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