Start64!Version:  296.88 WHQL
Release Date:  2012.06.11
Operating System:  Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7 64-bit
File Size:  173 MB

New in Release 296.88:

  • ODE Driver
    • The R295 drivers are the second ‘Optimal Drivers for Enterprise’, a release dedicated to relatively long term stability for ISV certification, OEMs, and Enterprise customers.
  • Added Support for OpenGL 4.2 on the Quadro series cards and higher.
  • Added Support for CUDA 4.1
  • Added support for the Open Computing Language (OpenCL) 1.1 in Quadro FX Series x700 and newer as well as the FX4600 and FX5600.
  • NVIDIA Mosaic
    • Added support for 8-display topologies that use higher resolution displays, such as 2560x1600
  • NVIDIA WMI 2.4
    • Added functions to configure Mosaic topologies
    • Added function to control Vsync
    • Added function to set Edid
    • Added property to query GPU available memory
    • Added function to enable/disable the nView Desktop Manager, and property to get the current nView state.
  • NVIDIA Control Panel Manage 3D Settings Page
    • Added Preferences tab which lets the user control the application profile notification feature.
    • Upon launch of a windowed 3D program, this feature causes a popup to appear notifying the user which workstation application profile was applied.
  • Added GPUDirect for Video to support professional video applications.
  • 256GB Virtual Space
    • OpenGL and CUDA users can now take full advantage of applications that utilize 256GB of system memory
  • Digital Video Pipeline
    • Added new API’s for supporting low latency access to SDI video hardware
  • Workstation application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, feature limitations, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.