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    Install it and see if Vista has it's own drivers for it.

    according to the link on the machine in question, it comes with 64-bit Vista, so that might be a problem with the old Asus drivers.

    standard nvidia drivers should be fine, but you're going to have to go back in the archives to find a package that supports such "old" tech.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silk_the_Absent1 View Post
    Quick question for in case the card does work.

    I've never used such a non-standard card as this (it's upside-down, for some obscure reason known only to Asus...), here's someone's pics of it, for reference. Should I use the outdated drivers Asus has on the website, or do you guys think I can use the standard Nvidia ones?

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    It's not upside-down, the heatsink just extends to the back of the card to increase the surface area.
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    I've always used the latest driver from chipset manufacturer.Video, mobo, sound, network...
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    Always use the latest drivers.
    It's my PSU in a box!
    Ooo-ooh,
    My PSU in a box, baby!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
    Always use the latest drivers.
    I disagree, with legacy drivers the quality often goes down. For each GPU there's one last set of drivers which is the best, after that it only gets worse. The trick is finding this set of drivers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero82z View Post
    It's not upside-down, the heatsink just extends to the back of the card to increase the surface area.
    No, it actually is upside-down. Look at the pics again...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silk_the_Absent1 View Post
    No, it actually is upside-down. Look at the pics again...

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    Hmm, so it is. That's a very strange design.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zero82z View Post
    Hmm, so it is. That's a very strange design.
    Heh, it's an Asus. 'Nuff said.

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    As proprietary as it is, it seems to work with the 258.96 drivers.

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    Adam, this is completely unrelated to the topic, but I was just wondering how your Nissan Versa has been treating you?
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