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User Info: Judgmenl

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3 years ago#21
Kokuei05 posted...
From: Judgmenl | Posted: 10/10/2013 7:45:27 PM | #019
AMD doesn't support the 4xxx series anymore so not in a year or so.


This. I use unofficial drivers though with updated dx9 drivers and etc they include in the newer drivers but never in the legacy. http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=372799


Do these add any new features or optimizations that are noticeable?
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User Info: AlleRacing

AlleRacing
3 years ago#22
Reaper_Minion posted...
I update as soon as GeForce Experience gives me a notification. I used to be more careful with drivers, but I stopped caring too much because I haven't been experiencing any issues as of late.


This.

I think most driver updates still improve the performance of my card on at least some games, so I usually update. Never had a problem yet, and if I do, it's easy enough to roll back.
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User Info: Judgmenl

Judgmenl
3 years ago#23
Well that really worked well. I might as well just uninstall my driver and reinstall because crap's corrupt now.
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User Info: JKatarn

JKatarn
3 years ago#24
Rarely, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". I would rather have stability than a few extra fps here and there (which is why I will probably stick with 314.22 for at least another few driver releases).
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User Info: Loshadt

Loshadt
3 years ago#25
I avoid updating until there's a strong reason to, usually necessity.
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User Info: MC RaZaR

MC RaZaR
3 years ago#26
I update when the latest stable driver is out and I'm aware.
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User Info: Zukkus

Zukkus
3 years ago#27
Rarely.

I went 9800 to 460, where I'm at now. About due for an upgrade, though.
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User Info: Maximoom

Maximoom
3 years ago#28
When I clean my pc, occasionally.

User Info: jake-sf

jake-sf
3 years ago#29
I never do.

Ever.

I get the latest when I first install my computer, thats it. Almost EVERY time I have updated them later, it caused issues, small ones, or big ones, often needing to do a system restore. And thats with Nvidia cards. It also (last I tried) never really did a "good", "clean" install. And maybe I just never knew how to do one, because it just never works right.
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User Info: cainism25

cainism25
3 years ago#30
well i have battleifeld 4 pre-ordered, so for the beta I have been using the bf4 recc drivers by Nvidia.

I only upgrade when the driver has been updated for a specific new game i need it for.
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