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I have a nVidia Quadro FX 1700 graphics card and there are different drivers offered at the nVidia driver page:

  • Quadro ODE Graphics Driver
  • Quadro Performance Driver
  • Quadro Partner Certified Driver

And 2 software specific drivers:

  • AutoCAD Performance Driver
  • 3ds Max Performance Driver

So my question is: What is the difference between the 3 first drivers and which one is the best for gaming?

EDIT: The Driver I´m currently using is linked here.

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A link to the page would help, but you might want the performance driver for gaming. – BigHomie Apr 24 '13 at 17:36

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The explanation for each can be found here.

You would generally use the ODE drivers

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While this link may provide an answer to the question, the URL or its content may change in the future. Please try to include related part of that page in your answer. – gronostaj Sep 4 '13 at 18:11
It appears the URL content HAS changed. "ODE" does not even appear on the page. Can you please update your answer? – BrainSlugs83 Jul 22 '14 at 22:43
ODE - Optimal Driver for Enterprise. Best general purpose driver for legacy Quadro cards. – Jason Navarrete Aug 26 '14 at 22:14

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