Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
It is recommended that you update your graphics card drivers at least once every two to three months. This will ensure that new software can use your graphics card to it's full potential.
There are two sets of drivers usually available for any given card namely : The manufacturer driver and the Nvidia driver. Many manufacturers can create the same card all based on the same Nvidia chipset on the card. Thus , there are no major differences between the different manufacturer's cards as they all use the same chipset and basic driver.
Thus you could theoretically use even a different manufacturer's driver for your card , but this is prevented using software.
This difference in the drivers are minute and relate to small details of the card operation.
A great misconception among computer users is that you can only use the driver from the manufacturer of your graphics card. This is completely untrue as the Nvidia drivers are updated more than most manufacturer's drivers and for me personally simply work better.
So now I will show you how to update your card from the Nvidia website.
#1 Identify the card in your computer.
Firstly you will have to identify your card if you don't know the model number. This can be done in three ways...If you know the model number , proceed to step 2.
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