Available for download, the ForceWare Release 77.76
graphics driver takes Antialiasing Quality to new heights and expands SLI support for mainstream GPUs.
NVIDIA introduced a BETA version of NVIDIA ForceWare graphics driver Release
77.76. The new driver and the new entry-level 6600 LE graphics card enable
system builders to offer SLI PCs for less than $800. The Release 77.76 graphics
- NVIDIA SLI technology support for NVIDIA GeForce 6600 LE GPUs delivering SLI
scalability at mainstream prices. This enables the existing GeForce 6600 and
the new 6600 LE to work in SLI configuration via the PCI Express interface
without the need for an additional SLI interconnect. According to Nvidia, the
LE version will be a bit slower than the regular 6600, but priced significantly
- A new 16x antialiasing SLI rendering mode the industry ' s highest sampling
rate delivers superior antialiasing image quality and performance. The 16x
antialising is a result of 8x anti-aliasing in each card in dual-mode.
- Broader SLI optimizations and quality-assurance validation for the latest
games - including specific SLI profiles for more than 100 of the most popular
- The NVIDIA Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) - with support for more than
seven different operating systems and more than 250 NVIDIA products in total.
Now featuring support for GeForce 6600 LE GPUs, NVIDIA's SLI technology which
allows to use two PCI-Express graphics cards in tandem, is extended to lower
"NVIDIA SLI technology is changing the landscape of the PC, taking it to new
heights of performance and image quality, " said Ujesh Desai, general manager
of GeForce GPUs at NVIDIA. "NVIDIA is the only company with a complete
multi-GPU ecosystem and with products available today. With complete systems
for as low as $799, GPUs for around $70, and NVIDIA nForce 4 SLI-based
motherboards for around $100, SLI technology is no longer only for PC
enthusiasts - we have delivered on our promise to make NVIDIA SLI technology a
reality for consumers in all market segments. "
Further information on NVIDIA SLI technology is available here
. The WHQL-pending ForceWare Release 77.76 graphics
driver is available www.nzone.com