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Ive been trying to get an answer so I wouldn't have to post this question but I haven't been able to find one. I am in the process of RMA'ing my gpu with EVGA. My question is, when I get my replacement card, will I have to re-install drivers for any reason? Or can I leave the drivers alone and just plug the replacement card in when it arrives? I am running the 285.62 drivers currently.
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Ive been trying to get an answer so I wouldn't have to post this question but I haven't been able to find one. I am in the process of RMA'ing my gpu with EVGA. My question is, when I get my replacement card, will I have to re-install drivers for any reason? Or can I leave the drivers alone and just plug the replacement card in when it arrives? I am running the 285.62 drivers currently.


Uninstall and reinstall for the new replacement card. That will reset the profile and registry for the new card.

 

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ok, thanks alot
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A new card may not be the same, so Ken1649's suggestion is valid, as the driver reinstalls to the card you get back it makes sure to have all the proper settings for the card in the system now, not what was and may be different.
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