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I got a few questions about this.. so bare with a n00b?

Getting started.. Do I have drivers for my mobo like I have drivers for my gfx card, sound card, network card and so on?

If yes, then I got a couple of other questions

Are these drivers the same as BIOS (meaning: are my mobo drivers a part of BIOS or something?) Obviously my rig works with no drivers but some of my other hardware dont.

So finally.. where can I get such drivers? On the ECS site they only have BIOS updates.
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post #2 of 9
Yes, the motherboar has drivers, no, it's not the same as the BIOS, and drivers should have come on a CD with the motherboard.
post #3 of 9
yes, there are some drivers required for your MB, well more specifially your chipset, any onboard sound/video, usb devices and LAN

if you have the cd that came with it, that should include everything you need.
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Yup I got the CD

So the only drivers for my mobo in the entire world is on that disc? And there are no driver updates anywhere?

I wanna update, can't I update my chipset drivers?
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there might be some update... go check on the boad's manufacturer web site and check to see latest driver for that mobo
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post #6 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fr0sty View Post
there might be some update... go check on the boad's manufacturer web site and check to see latest driver for that mobo
Just the BIOS there..

Thanks guys
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post #7 of 9
Driver = tells your operating system how to use hardware
BIOS = tells your hardware how to turn on.
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Go here for updates
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post #9 of 9
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Quote:
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Go here for updates


Of course, I'm such an idiot

They have more than gfx drivers on there, how nice
Thanks a lot
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