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November 13, 2012 12:03:32 PM

I feel a little "noob-ish" asking this question, but I am a little confused by this subject. OK, what is the difference between a "chipset" and a GPU driver? I have a rig I just built recently, it has an AMD FX 8120 8-core CPU, and runs the 990FX chipset. However, I have a Nvidia 520GT GPU. Is it still imperative that you update the chipset driver if you are updating the gpu driver? What is the difference between the 2?

Again, I would appreciate someone clearing this up for me.

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November 13, 2012 12:21:27 PM

The chipset driver runs all your features on the board but the GPU driver is only for the GPU. Chipset drivers are not updated regularly like GPU drivers.
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