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    Replacing graphics card with another one using the same drivers?

    If I replace my old graphics card with a new one that uses the same drivers, would I need to reinstall those drivers or would just be good to go?

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    I prefer to reinstall/update the drivers, that way you are sure it won't cause any problems and it only takes a minute anyway.
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    They aren't the 'same drivers'. Usually when you install a driver package, it detects your card and may install or utilize certain files and configurations. Always uninstall and reinstall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by n0cturnal View Post
    I prefer to reinstall/update the drivers, that way you are sure it won't cause any problems and it only takes a minute anyway.

    What is listed in the quotes above.

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