NVIDIA changes its driver distribution ways

NVIDIA changes its driver distribution ways

The green GPU company NVIDIA is getting ready to change the way it distributes its own drivers. Until now you could get new drivers from NVIDIA’s own web site or the GeForce.com web page or use GeForce Experience to get the latest software that powers your video card. This will be no more starting in December – instead new drivers will be distributed only through GeForce Experience.

NVIDIA claims that the reason for this controversial change is that about 90 per cent of all NVIDIA video card users get new drivers from GeForce Experience. While we do not know if this is true the change is here to stay. You will still be able to get NVIDIA drivers from the official web sites but they will be updated on a quarterly basis, which means that most users who prefer the old-fashioned way will likely have to use old drivers.

Recently AMD adopted a similar approach – the company used to release new Radeon drivers on a monthly basis but now it does so when there are important changes only. Alas, driver support for video cards seems to be weakening.

Source: Techpowerup.com

Related posts

Huawei presents the P9, P9 Plus and P9 Lite smartphones

Huawei presents the P9, P9 Plus and P9 Lite smartphones

The Chinese company Huawei has presented the P9, P9 Plus and P9 Lite smartphones. The devices were in the news feed in the past days but they are now official, which is also true for their tech specs. We will start with the P9 smartphone, which is the mainstream device in the new P9...

Apple likely working on new budget iPhone

Apple likely working on new budget iPhone

Online sources have started a new rumor that claims Apple will soon debut a new budget-oriented iPhone. If there’s such a device in the works then it will come to retire the current iPhone 5c smartphone that has been around for quite some time. The reason behind this claim is rather serious...

Hammer Time!

Hammer Time!

Hammer Time! is a simple game that requires perfect timing in order to play it successfully. But what is it all about? Well, Hammer Time! takes you to medieval times. In this game you will have to defend your castle from endless boulders coming at it with the simple task of destroying it...

Leave a comment