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davi0011
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I'm curious because I'm new to the world of buying computer parts and such. I've installed an Asus model of the Nvidia 550ti and I was wondering if I should use the Nvidia drivers or the Asus drivers. both drivers seem to work with only slight differences in the multiple monitors settings. Any recommendations or advice is appreciated.
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What OS are you running? If Linux, then I recommend using the proprietary nVidia Linux drivers, rather than the default open source Nouveau nVidia driver, especially if you are going to run videos, games, or other graphics-intensive software.

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What OS are you running? If Linux, then I recommend using the proprietary nVidia Linux drivers, rather than the default open source Nouveau nVidia driver, especially if you are going to run videos, games, or other graphics-intensive software.

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and the decison is between Nvidia or Asus drivers

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Well, I would still recommend the nVidia drivers. They generally are a generation ahead of the system vendor's version.

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Well, I would still recommend the nVidia drivers. They generally are a generation ahead of the system vendor's version.

**nod** I agree nvidia is the way to go.

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Alright I went with Nvidia thanks for the responses guys.

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