NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today introduced its new NVIDIA® ForceWare release 50 graphics driver, a new Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) engineered to provide unmatched performance and image quality on both Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 and OpenGL® applications. In addition to its unmatched DirectX 9.0 application performance, this new graphics driver also delivers world-renowned compatibility, stability, and reliability across all NVIDIA GPUs.
The ForceWare release 50 graphics drivers include the NVIDIA unified compiler technology that translates shader programs so that they are optimized for the NVIDIA GPU architecture, substantially improving the performance of next-generation DirectX 9.0 titles such as HalfLife 2, XIII, and more. Performance in the DirectX 9.0 application HaloPC improves by up to 58% and DirectX 9.0-based Microsoft Flight Simulator 9 improves by 33% .
Download: Download ForceWare 52.16 Win2k/XP
News source: nVidia.com