Nvidia Releases 270.71 WHQL Drivers for Quadro Series GPU’s

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted May 5, 2011
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Nvidia has announced the availability of its new 270.71 WHQL drivers which can only be used with the company’s Quadro Series cards. Following is a list of features and improvements the new drivers include:

New in Release 270.71:

  • CUDA 4.0 for improved performance in GPU Computing applications.  See CUDA for more details.
  • NVIDIA Control Panel Updates
    • 3D Vision/Stereoscopic 3D
      • Added controls for tuning 3D windowed mode on or off
  • 3D Vision
    • Added new features to 3D Vision window mode:
      • Adds support for HDMI 1.4 3D TVs when using 3DTV Play software, including DirectX 9 games, Google Earth, and 3DVisionLive.com.
      • 3D Vision window mode now works with Windows Aero enabled.
      • New NVIDIA Control Panel option to toggle 3D Vision window mode on or off.
  • NVIDIA Surround
    • Added 3D Vision Surround support when using 3D Vision monitors with built-in IR emitters.
  • Workstation application compatibility fixes. Please read the release notes for more information on product support, feature limitations, driver fixes and known compatibility issues.
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Existing Support:

  • Support for the Open Computing Language (OpenCL) 1.0 in Quadro FX Series x700 and newer as well as the FX4600 and FX5600.
  • Support for OpenGL 4.1
  • Support for Directx11

You can download the drivers from the links below depending on the OS you’re using:

NVIDIA ForceWare 270.71 Download Links

Windows XP 32-Bit Drivers
Windows XP 64-Bit Drivers
Windows Vista 32-Bit Drivers
Windows Vista 64-Bit Drivers
Windows 7 32-Bit Drivers
Windows 7 64-Bit Drivers

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