GeForce Drive Update to 419.35

Discussion in 'Systems' started by SurfaceMinion, Mar 11, 2019.

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  1. SurfaceMinion

    SurfaceMinion New Member

    So currently my less then week old Blade RTX 2080 came out of the box with GeForce drivers 417.59 yet I am seeing GeForce experience telling me I should upgrade my drivers to 419.35?

    What are people thoughts here - do you guys update as new release come out or let them get better with time and age? Thoughts? Update the drivers or let them ride?
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  2. ARMOR_152

    ARMOR_152 Well-Known Member

    I always upgrade to the newest as soon as it comes out, it'll help you get the best performance on new games. If you only play games that are a couple years old and aren't having problems you don't need to update it as often though if you don't want to.
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  3. SurfaceMinion

    SurfaceMinion New Member

    Thanks, I am playing newer games like Division 2 which comes out today so I'll go ahead and update.
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  4. Darksbane86

    Darksbane86 Active Member

    I always have Geforce experience auto download the updates, and update my graphic drivers once they are out. It helps, especially with newer games.
  5. Krighton.

    Krighton. New Member

    Should update.
  6. Razer.Caziel

    Razer.Caziel I am the Lightbringer Staff Member

    If you currently do not experience any issues particularly fps drops in games, I recommend letting the driver age for a bit and read user feedback before updating just to be on the safe side.
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  7. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Second this, wanted to comment since other seemly hype on something new, remains in the silent:wink_: I’m still happy on 417.35, seems not huge version difference to current but it’s 5 version differences:big_grin_:
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  8. Yekko1

    Yekko1 New Member

    I agree with this statement. Driver update comes with a risk, but not a risk to not do it.
    The only driver update I did was to update against the Nvidia hardware vulnerability. Check the website which driver is covering this one. Else I do as Caziel says, I let it age and read reviews of the stability of the driver that was pushed out.
  9. Joikansai

    Joikansai Well-Known Member VANGUARD

    Tried yesterday and it lowered my graphics performance on 3Dmark so uninstalled it and used again 417. I’m a simple man see lower FPS i don’t need it:smile_:
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