VGA Drivers

dreamworks

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#1
Hi guys ..

I have a MSI GeForce FX-5600 for my graphic card. There are 3 options for drivers:-

1) Nvidia's own driver
2) MSI driver
3) Microsoft update website driver

Which is the best or recommended to be used? I am kinda in doubt here .. but right now I'm using Nvidia's own driver.

Please advise .. thanks :)
 
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#2
nvidia driver unless MSI says to specifically use thier driver to fix some sort of problems
 

dreamliner77

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#4
Nvidia's reference drivers will (generally) be more up to date and include more advanced features.
 

shox

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#5
ms offers tested and proven drivers, they are the safest to use with working with windows, however they are usually older and provide less features. great for workstations.
 

Xie

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Aren't the drivers M$ offers thru update just an older version (usally) of the Nvidia drivers? I would stick w/ drivers from Nvidia as the ones from MSI are probably also just some older tweaked version of Nvidia drivers as well ...

searching around and checking some benchmarks might be a good idea to choose exactly what version of drivers also :)

Edit: I think if I remember correctly MSI sends you to Nvidia site for drivers :p
 

Tuffgong4

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#7
Nvidia, nvidia, nvidia...you could also look to some websites for Omegas and I can't remember the last ones I heard of...I always keep updated unless one install goes bad I just roll back to the previous ones
 

GoNz0

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#8
Tuffgong4 said:
Nvidia, nvidia, nvidia...you could also look to some websites for Omegas and I can't remember the last ones I heard of...I always keep updated unless one install goes bad I just roll back to the previous ones
Omega has fell behing on his drivers "again". at the mo people using hacked drivers are using starstorm 53.03, theres 2 revisions out, extra quality, (i recommend) and the benchmark version, (low quality for good 3d marks (screw that)

http://forums.guru3d.com/forumdisplay.php?forumid=47
 

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