Updating motherboard chipset

22-Jun-2016 12:44

I'm doing a clean install (actually a clean re-install) of Win10-Pro on an Asus P9X79-DLX / i7-3930K computer. But I assumed that if all components have been recognized and installed then it might not really do anything.If the Device Manager shows all the devices working properly is there any need or benefit in installing any motherboard chipset drivers that might be on the Asus support page for this mobo? There can be some features of your motherboard that can be enabled with the manufacturer's chipset driver that may not be enabled with a generic Windows driver.If you do not have a motherboard CD, obtain the motherboard chipset drivers from the motherboard manufacturer.

In the past I've usually only seen one motherboard chipset package to install.Or will I have to somehow update it before putting in the CPU?I'm not quite sure how that all would work, as I've never built a computer before. If your computer came with a drivers CD use that CD to install your motherboard chipset and network drivers.If you do not have a drivers CD and have an OEM computer (e.g.

In the past I've usually only seen one motherboard chipset package to install.Or will I have to somehow update it before putting in the CPU?I'm not quite sure how that all would work, as I've never built a computer before. If your computer came with a drivers CD use that CD to install your motherboard chipset and network drivers.If you do not have a drivers CD and have an OEM computer (e.g.I unpacked and inspected the 'now year old' chipset driver and all it seems to contain is an Intel ME driver and that's it.