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About This Guide

This RivaTuner guide is designed to help the novice learn the details of RivaTuner's capabilities easily by using easy to follow videos. Topics covered include installation, hardware monitoring (including the OSD, LCD, and GPU Monitor sidebar gadget), controlling fan speeds using profiles and the scheduler, programming the ADT7473 fan controller and much much more.

About RivaTuner

RivaTuner is a complete powerful tweaking environment, providing you everything you may need to tune NVIDIA GPU based display adapters. The widest driver-level Direct3D / OpenGL and system tuning options, flexible profiling system allowing to make custom settings on per-application basis, both driver-level and low-level hardware access modes, unique diagnostic and realtime hardware monitoring features and exclusive power user oriented tools like built-in registry editor and patch script engine make RivaTuner's feature set absolutely unmatched.

RivaTuner supports all NVIDIA display adapters starting from Riva TNT family up to the latest GeForce series and widest range of NVIDIA drivers starting from the oldest Detonator 2.08 up to the newest ForceWare drivers family.

In addition to complete NVIDIA hardware support, RivaTuner also provides limited support for display adapters based upon ATI RADEON 8500 and newer ATI graphics processors. All RivaTuner's features besides driver-level tuning options are also available on supported ATI hardware.

** This guide is still under initial development. Check back for updated content.

Additional RivaTuner Guides

Forum - discussion thread for information about RivaTuner Guides

Overview Guide - Excellent guide for the most common features. Get up and running quickly! -author burebista

Fan speed & Overclock Guide -author Derek Wood/Hilbert Hagedoorn

Overclock Video Guide -author James Scholes

Additional RivaTuner Resources

RivaTuner Homepage

RivaTuner Frequently Asked Questions

RivaTuner Latest Version

RivaTuner Generic Discussion Forum

RivaTuner Advanced Discussion Forum


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