[SOLVED] Mobo drivers order

Mar 10, 2020
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Hello! Is there a specific order to install all the mobo drivers ? (audio, chipset, lan, sata, utility and bios)
 

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My rule of thumb is to have the network driver ready to install with windows. the network driver is the most important on a new build, once that is installed and you can connect to the intertnet you can download and install the drivers as you see fit.

I do not suggest using the drivers that came with the hardware, except the LAN driver, you can download newer/safer/updated drivers from the website of each device maker. after the LAN start with the mobo drivers as the motherboard is not one device but many.
 
Not really. I would start with Chipset, then LAN, then Audio.

You dont need to install anything else really. The Intel RapidStorage drivers are only really needed if you are going to do a RAID configuration. And I tend to avoid the Utility software.

As far as updating the BIOS, that is a different matter.
 

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