Profitant de la mise sur le marché du nouveau chipset nForce Ultra 400Gb, Nvidia propose en téléchargement une nouvelle version des ses drivers destinés aux chipsets nForce, nForce2 et nForce3.

Cerise sur le gâteau, ces drivers sont certifiés par Microsoft (WHQL).

Il s'agit de la version 4.24 pour Windows 2000 et XP, et de la version 4.20 pour Windows 9x.

Ces drivers contiennent :

  • Audio driver 4.31 (WHQL)
  • Audio utilities 4.31
  • Ethernet driver 4.16 (WHQL)
  • GART driver 3.77 (WHQL)
  • Memory controller driver 3.38 (WHQL)
  • SMBus driver 4.04 (WHQL)
  • Installer 4.38
  • IDE NVIDIA driver 4.15


Au menu des nouveautés :

  • WHQL certified kit
  • Unified drivers with support for nForce, nForce2, and nForce3 products.  This package does not include support for dual-processor systems.
  • General compatibility fixes
  • Audio Driver Improvements
    • Introduced NVMixer ? replaces SoundStorm Control Panel for all audio configuration tasks.  Note that NVMixer operates best when run at 1024x768 16-bit color
    • Introduced improved AC '97 / Soft Audio driver ? adds EQ, speaker cloning, and speaker wizard support
    • Introduced Speaker Wizard ? incorporates all NVSwap features, ensures correct speaker setup on analog or digital speaker systems
    • Introduced Cinesurround ? virtual 5.1 mixdown to headphones or 2 speakers
    • Introduced new Environments ? simple, preset driven sound environments
    • Enhanced ASIO support and added support for AC '97 / Soft Audio systems
    • Added user adjustable ?rear channel creation? support ? adds off, clone, reverb and delay
    • Added support for Realtek ALC655 codecs, Realtek ALC658 codecs, and 7.1 support for Realtek ALC850 codecs
    • Added support for WMV-HD audio streams and WaveFormatExtensible calls
    • Improved playback of mono content
    • Addressed audio issues in numerous games and applications
  • Storage Driver Improvements:
    • Support for Serial ATA controllers
    • Full NVIDIA RAID functionality on supported platforms
    • Improved compatibility with 3rd-party drive management, CD ripping and recording software.
    • Automatic DMA-mode fall-back when data errors are present due to poor cabling
    • Improved handling of various storage devices


Téléchargez les drivers nForce 1,2 et 3 version 4.24 pour Windows 2000/XP

Téléchargez les drivers nForce 1,2 et 3 version 4.20 pour Windows 9x