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I'm using 372.54 and now they have 372.70. I could upgrade to that right now without any problems. I don't need to, but I could and I think it might help prove that there's no need to do anything else other than just simply running the installer.

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post #12 of 81
The only time I used Driver Fusion was when I switch from an AMD GPU to an Nvidia one. Couldn't get video to display, so I hooked my monitor up to my motherboard, ran Driver Fusion, and the problem took care of itself. Do people seriously use it every time they update drivers?
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post #13 of 81
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Well, I would say that there's some other problem at play if you can't replace the driver the way AMD or NVIDIA have designed it to be done.

It would be my guess, but DDU resolves that easily and I dont have to waste time inquiring about it anymore.
    
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post #14 of 81
I think it more of a feeling you get when you install new driver on a clean system. Its a lot of placebo but these days people do a lot of thing because they like it that way. Also as far as time goes DDU is super quick. Open then app and you are in Safe Mode in 10 seconds. Click 1 button and back to desktop.
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post #15 of 81
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The only time I used Driver Fusion was when I switch from an AMD GPU to an Nvidia one. Couldn't get video to display, so I hooked my monitor up to my motherboard, ran Driver Fusion, and the problem took care of itself. Do people seriously use it every time they update drivers?

 

Yep, there are people on here who think it's the only way they can do it - as though they will have problems if they don't do it that way.

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post #16 of 81
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I think it more of a feeling you get when you install new driver on a clean system. Its a lot of placebo but these days people do a lot of thing because they like it that way. Also as far as time goes DDU is super quick. Open then app and you are in Safe Mode in 10 seconds. Click 1 button and back to desktop.

 

Yep, and I just download the driver, run the installer and I'm done.  I spend less time updating to the latest driver then you do. ;)


Edited by TwoCables - 8/30/16 at 11:17pm
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Yep, and I just download the driver, run the installer, reboot and I'm done.  I spend less time updating to the latest driver then you do. wink.gif

We are talking 2-3 mins 1-2 times a month here. Hardly a problem. I will do it next time just for you. See how things go.
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We are talking 2-3 mins 1-2 times a month here. Hardly a problem. I will do it next time just for you. See how things go.

 

Pff, I just did it. It took about 1 minute and 30 seconds to download it and install it. I didn't have to restart my computer or reconfigure any of my settings in the NVIDIA Control Panel. I need to put that in my original post. I forgot about that part.

 

It would've taken less time, but the download was a little slower than normal for me this time. The actual installation took maybe 20 seconds.

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I'm using 372.54 and now they have 372.70. I could upgrade to that right now without any problems. I don't need to, but I could and I think it might help prove that there's no need to do anything else other than just simply running the installer.

I upgraded my driver this morning as I have a GTX 1070 I installed July 2nd and the new driver is supposed to raise the performance of my new gpu
which it did, I'm getting 8 more fps in Doom 2016.
Edited by jlhawn - 8/30/16 at 10:00pm
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I upgraded my driver this morning as I have a GTX 1070 I installed July 2nd and the new driver is supposed to raise the performance of my new gpu
which it did, I'm getting 8 more fps in Doom 2016.

 

Yeah, I just upgraded. It took about a minute and 30 seconds because the download speed was a little slower than usual. The actual upgrade took all of 20 seconds or so and I didn't have to restart my computer or reconfigure my settings in the NVIDIA Control Panel. It was just, boom, I have 372.70 and now I'm back to doing what I was doing before without any interruption.

 

I'm so sick and tired of seeing people wasting their time with using things like DDU when all they're doing is a simple upgrade.

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