by Chris Daniel

Gamers, are you ready for performance upgrades and cool new features? The first Release 270 beta driver, version 270.51, is now available for download on Check out the highlights below or read up in more detail about Release 270 specifications on

Release 270 highlights:

  • Boosts gaming performance by as much as 6x.
  • Enables NVIDIA Update, an easy way to stay up-to-date with the latest GeForce drivers.
  • Fully integrates all 3D Vision drivers – including the 3D Vision USB Controller driver – for easy 3D Vision installation.
  • Expands 3D Vision window mode to include support for 3DTV Play, Windows Aero, and 3D Vision Notebooks.
  • Dramatically boosts 3D Vision and 3D Vision Surround performance in DirectX 9 games with SLI enabled.
  • Better 3D Vision performance when using Half-Life 2 games in 3D.
  • Adds support for applications using the new CUDA 4.0 features.

Enjoy the first Release 270 beta driver and let us know what you think!