Adjusted for inflation, the cost of construction for the Hoover Dam was a mere 836 million dollars (for comparison’s sake, a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber costs 929 million dollars in total procurement costs).
Note: Before proceeding with the installation, verify the driver you downloaded supports your graphics card.
A graphics driver is the software that allow your operating system and programs to use your computer’s graphics hardware.
If you play PC games, you should keep your computer’s graphics drivers updated to get the best performance out of your hardware.
Some manufacturers may have update-checking utilities that automatically check for new graphics driver versions and alert you to them, such as the NVIDIA Update utility, which you can access from the NVIDIA Control Panel application (select Help If you have older graphics hardware, bear in mind that it won’t be supported forever.
Manufacturers eventually move older hardware to a stable driver release that they stop optimizing and updating.
Of course, if you never play PC games on your computer and don’t care about 3D graphics performance, you don’t really need to update your graphics drivers at all.
There is a variety of ways to identify your computer’s graphics hardware, including third-party system information utilities like Speccy.
You can also configure whether or not you want notifications for beta drivers and configure whether or not you want system tray balloon notifications.
NVIDIA Update does not collect any personally identifiable information.
If your graphics hardware is five years old, it’s very likely that optimized drivers for it are not longer being released.