Guide: How to use Nvidia 301.10 WHQL driver for non Nvidia GTX 680

Whats new in 301.10 whql certified drivers

First up we have NVIDIA Control Panel FXAA, which is a high-speed, shader-based anti-aliasing technique that can be enabled directly through the NVIDIA control panel. Called FXAA, this new technique is up to 60-percent faster than 4xMSAA, and can produce results equal to MSAA at minimum, and in some cases, provide better-than MSAA quality.

Another stand-out feature is the three monitor surround plus accessory display. The GEFORCE GTX 680 cards spupports four monitor connectors, where you can use a 3D (or non-3D) Vision Surround setup, with the fourth monitor connected NVIDIA use this as an "Accessory Display". Very cool new feature.

Also included is "Central Display Acceleration", where SLI users were forced to disable Surround if they were playing a non-Surround game. With the 301.10 WHQL drivers, this has been resolved. Now users can run any game on the center screen at full speed, with the provision that the center screen itself is connected to the GPU that is powering the two monitors. This feature is enabled automatically.

The last feature is "NVIDIA Frame Rate Target", where third-parties can now integrate NVIDIA Frame Rate Target into their applications. What this new feature does is dynamically overclock and underclock a GPU to hit a specific, user-defined frame rate. Sweet!

Although these first 3xx.xx drivers were released for kepler, owners with other Nvidia series cards can install them with custom .INI files by modding them.

In this guide we'll show you how to install them on other nvidia cards

Links For Nvidia 301.10 WHQL driver:
Windows 7/Vista 32-bit:
GeForce 301.10 WHQL (Windows 7/Vista 32-bit)
Windows 7/Vista 64-bit
GeForce 301.10 WHQL (Windows 7/Vista 64-bit)

We wont be responsible if something goes wrong hardware related with your Graphics card, so use at your own risk.

Download one of the above drivers and install it
you'll get an error like this:
don't panic, just click "CLOSE"

Steps to mod the driver pack:
  1. Create a backup of the files "  ListDevices.txt" and "nv_disp.inf " in case some thing goes wrong.
  2. Go to C:\NVIDIA\DisplayDriver\301.10\WinVista_Win7_64\English\Display.Driver (for 64-bit)                C:\NVIDIA\DisplayDriver\301.10\WinVista_Win7_32\English\Display.Driver (for 32-bit)
  3. Open  ListDevices.txt in the "Display.Driver" folder.
  4. Edit ListDevices.txt in notepad and add you graphics card model number and save it,
You can find you graphics card model in the text files below
Example mine is a Geforce 9600 GSO 512
 Before mod:

After mod:

   5. Now open en edit nv_disp.inf in notepad and search for " [Manufacturer] " and paste you device id under "[NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.0]" and  "[NVIDIA_SetA_Devices.NTamd64.6.1]".


6. Now search for " [Strings] " and paste you GPU model under " NVIDIA_B = "NVIDIA " "


    7. Save it an your done
    8. Now run "Setup.exe" in "C:\NVIDIA\DisplayDriver\301.10\WinVista_Win7_64\English" folder
    9. Install it and look if  its works 
    10.Enjoy and happy gaming

Thanks for following this guide
If you have questions, just comment and we'll try to answer them.
 Files for GPU models:

 File for ListDevices.txt:
 File for nv_disp.inf:

 Optional Software :

EVGA Precision X


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