If not necessary to run, manufacturer driver should be better optimized
than the generic MS drivers.

There may also be features that the MS drivers don't support.

Of course, there may also be problems. Many motherboard RAID drivers, for
instance, don't play well with SSDs, especially when it comes to
semi-mundane stuff like diagnostics & firmware upgrades.

On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Luke Gerhardt <lgerhardt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On a lot of the systems I've worked with recently, I've not had to
install the motherboard chipset drivers in order to get a working
system. Windows just seemed to figure them out on its own. It's worth
a try!

On 12/17/2011 1:00 PM, pctech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
I may try to skip the driver that came with the motherboard
and see if Windows can figure it out on its own.
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