Nov
4
2010

nVIDIA GeForce/ION Driver 260.99 WHQL for XP, Vista, Win 7

Updates to nVIDIA GeForce/ION Driver 260.99 WHQL

nVIDIA ForceWare software unleashes the full power and features in nVIDIA’s desktop, multimedia, laptop, gaming, platform, workstation,  and mobile products. Delivering a proven record of compatibility,  stability and  reliability with the widest range of games and applications.

  • Incredible 3D and video performance for your applications.
  • Rock-solid system stability, greater compatibility, and reliability with nVIDIAR Unified Driver Architecture (UDA).
  • Industry-leading features for graphics, audio, video, communications, storage, and security.
  • Robust product support for over ten unique operating systems.
  • Continual product performance and feature updates for the life of  nVIDIA hardware.


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

New in Release 260.99:

  • Increases performance vs. v260.89 drivers in the following PC games: Civilization V (SLI), Fallout 3, Final Fantasy XIV, and Formula 1 Racing (DX11).
  • Adds SLI profiles for the following PC games:- Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit – Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II – Fallout: New Vegas
  • Improves compatibility for Fallout 3: New Vegas with antialiasing enabled.
  • Improves Alt-Tab compatibility for several PC games.
  • Added the following 3D Vision game profiles: Call of Duty: Black Ops and Tom Clancy’s HawX 2.
  • Release 260 drivers, the installation process for 3D Vision has changed.
    Additional Information:

  • Installs HD Audio driver to version 1.1.9.0.
  • Includes 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.
  • Supports the new version of MotionDSP’s video enhancement software, vReveal, which adds support for HD output.
  • Supports DirectCompute with Windows 7 and GeForce 8-series and later GPUs.
  • 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 for GeForce 400 series GPUs.
  • Supports single GPU and NVIDIA SLI technology on DirectX 9, DirectX 10, DirectX 11, and OpenGL, including 3-way SLI, Quad SLI, and SLI support on SLI-certified Intel X58-based motherboards.
  • Supports GPU overclocking and temperature monitoring by installing NVIDIA System Tools software.
  • Users without US English operating systems can select their language.

Additional Information:

Supported Products:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nvdia GeForce
Windows XP Download:
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/260.99/260.99_desktop_winxp_32bit_international_whql.exe

Windows XP x64, Server 2003 x64 Download:
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/260.99/260.99_desktop_winxp_64bit_international_whql.exe

Windows 7, Windows Vista(32-bit) Download:
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/260.99/260.99_desktop_win7_winvista_32bit_international_whql.exe

Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit Download:
http://us.download.nvidia.com/Windows/260.99/260.99_desktop_win7_winvista_64bit_international_whql.exe

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