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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by ras50, Jun 15, 2019.

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  1. ras50

    ras50 Thread Starter

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    I have a 2400G and msi b450 carbon pro ac motherboard.do i need to just update the amd adrenalin software or also update chipset drivers. also the msi has driver software. just wondering the proper way to update
     
  2. GamerBlackAcid

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    You can update using the official AMD website. WARNING: DO NOT update using the GPU manufacturers website unless sometimes where they release better ones. To know how to, go to this website: https://www.amd.com/en/support and choose the gpu you have. Afterwards simply navigate to the latest version of drivers and download them and install it. (The download file will be an EXE file. )
     
  3. crjdriver

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    You do not need to update drivers unless there is a reason to do so. For the latest bios updates on many amd chipset boards, you do need to update the chipset driver prior to doing any bios update. As I said before unless you need to update a driver, the current one is fine.

    When you install windows, it is done in the following order;
    1 Install the latest build of win10 by making a bootable usb using the media creation tool
    2 Once the operating system is installed, install the chipset/motherboard driver first
    3 After the chipset driver is installed, then install the sound, nic/lan drivers
    4 Install the video driver
    5 Install any utilities you need ie monitoring software, ccleaner, etc, etc
    When all done and activated, make a backup image and store the image on an external drive, second hd, NAS, etc. If you ever need a clean install, it takes all of 5min to restore the image. Clean install with drivers done.
     
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