Nvidia GeForce Forceware 163.71 WHQL (Windows XP/2003)

NVIDIA has released another set of official drivers for Windows XP, Media Center Edition, Windows XP x64 and Server 2003 x64. They are for GeForce 6/7/8 line of GPUs, and are available in both 32bit and 64bit flavors. International versions of the driver are available. This is a WHQL release and it does not support GeForce Go mobile GPUs.

Release Highlights:

  • WHQL driver for GeForce FX, 6, 7, and 8 series GPUs.
  • Improved compatibility and performance for NVIDIA SLI™ technology on Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0c and OpenGL® 2.1 applications.
  • Improved compatibility for game titles: BioShock, Crysis, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Hellgate: London, Team Fortress 2, and World in Conflict.
  • Added PureVideo™ HD decode acceleration for GeForce 8600, 8500 and 8400 series GPUs.
  • Numerous game and application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, features, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.
Download GeForce Forceware 163.71 WHQL: Windows XP, Media Center Edition | Windows XP x64, Server 2003 x64
View: Release Notes
Link: Home Page | Drivers Page

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What is forceware? Is it the same as video drivers, but for older cards or is this the nvidia chipset drivers for motherboards?

eilegz said,
anyone got laptop version? we really need something like DH mobility modder.net but for nvidia


check their forums

they got mobility drivers for xp/vista as well

WHQL too.

This install reset my overlay setting making video playback too bright in wmp11. I had to play with the settings again to fix it.

BeLGaRaTh said,
These are BETA drivers and are not WHQL, they are good however had them on for a couple of days

No, they're NOT. And yes they ARE. Look before you start yelling about stuff.