Author on19 March, 2011 In many cases it is preferred to download and utilise video card drivers direct from the chipset manufacturer's website, rather than from MSI. The main reason being that the manufacturers always have the latest and most up-to-date drivers available first!However, the golden rule of thumb is if it ain't broke, don't fix it!. You don't always need the latest drivers installed, especially if you have an older card. Newer drivers add support for newer cards, and fix known problems in previous versions, usually for specific game problems. Check the release notes before upgrading, you may not even need to update.Even Nvidia advises this. If your NVIDIA based graphics card is a newer model, it is recommended that you update your graphic card drivers regularly to get the best performance and experience from your PC.
If your NVIDIA based graphics card is an older model, then we suggest you update your drivers only if you are experiencing problems while running newer software on your PC.For all NVIDIA-based VGA cardsVisit this page:Select Option one to manually select the product you wish to find the driver for.Select Option Two, to download a small utility that will determine which product you have and which driver you need.If you have an older card, or wish to try out earlier or beta releases, go here:For all ATI based VGA cardsVisit this page:Click on the link most appropiate for your operating system. If you use ATI integrated graphics, be sure to select the 'Motherboards/IGP' link.Note that in this topic, we will assume that you are using Windows XP with at least SP3, or Vista with SP2 or Windows 7. 2b1af7f3a8