dell xps m1710 graphics drivers

  AL47 20:08 07 Nov 2007
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are dated 2/2007 and there arent any new onew for vista for the 512mb 7950 gtx nvidia card

  AL47 21:05 07 Nov 2007

anyone?

  umbongo(uk) 23:16 07 Nov 2007

what vista 64bit or 32
if you ever need drivers go to the nvidia site and select the relevent card and it will give you the drivers
when you do go your card is a 7 serie,s


try these is its win vista 32bit drivers

click here

windows vista 64bit drivers
click here

  jimmybond 23:47 07 Nov 2007

for laptops GPU's, you can't just take the drivers straight from the nvidia website, they don't by default support laptop GPU's - it's left up to OEM to provide.
This is where you need a site like laptop video to go - they have the modded inf files needed to make the standard divers work on laptop GPU's
click here
I have the 7950gtx you're referring to AL47, I'm using the 163.71 vista driver (dated 17th Sep 2007), from the site above. The driver is WHQL certified, works a treat.
Hope this helps!

  jimmybond 23:52 07 Nov 2007

sorry - it's the 163.69 driver for vista 32 bit.

  umbongo(uk) 00:53 08 Nov 2007

srry my info is incorrect
got carried away with desktop questions
forgot they were customised by manufacturers

  AL47 04:01 08 Nov 2007

thanks guys, specially jimmybond, i now have 9/07 driver rather than 2/07

hopefully should make a difference to games!

  wolfie3000 06:11 08 Nov 2007

You wont notice much different in games with new driver, as the newer drivers tackle stability issues rather than performance,

Thats down to what card you have.

  jimmybond 10:13 08 Nov 2007

...upgrading my driver from the one provided by Rock (notebook manufacturer), increased 3dMark06 score from about 5000, to 5200ish. This is only 4% admittedly - but people pay vast sums of money for slightly better graphics cards nowadays - so if you can get 4% just with a driver change, go for it! :-)

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