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How to Update AMD Graphics Card to Latest Driver

I was wondering whether I really need to update my graphic card drivers. What does an updated driver improve when I update the drivers of current AMD graphics card? If it really does improvement in system performance or fixes bugs as somebody says, how can I update my AMD graphics card to latest drivers?

Firstly, there is no doubt that graphics card driver upgrade improves system performance. And it is worth mentioning that video card manufacturers are always working with game developers to maximize hardware. So before updating AMD display driver, you can check the release notes on the graphics card driver you plan to install and whether there lists the feature you want to add to system or the game you would like to achieve better performance.

Secondly, you can go to AMD official website and get the latest version of AMD graphics card driver matching your system and install on your PC or laptop.

If you are ready now to upgrade your drivers, please go on to see how to automatically or manually update your AMD display driver to latest version.

Steps to update AMD graphics driver to latest version automatically or manually

1. Go to AMD graphics card drivers download page. (http://support.amd.com/en-us/download)

2. Choose a way to update AMD graphics card driver.

choose to automatically upgrade amd graphics card driver

choose to manually update amd display driver

Way 1: Automatically detect and install AMD graphics card driver latest version

Download the AMD Driver Autodetect tool and follow the guide below to detect the model of graphics card and version of operating system installed on your computer. Then the tool would help you to download the newest available display driver and install it on your computer.

download amd driver autodetect tool

More details: http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/GPU131ObtainGPUDriversAuto.aspx

Tip: Don’t use some driver update software when you can manually pick the right card driver easily.

Way 2: Manually upgrade your AMD graphics card driver to latest version

Step 1: Check the model of your AMD graphics card driver on your computer.

Right click My Computer -> Manage -> System tools -> Device Manager -> Display Adapters to see your graphics driver type.

check your display adapters

AMD graphics card driver is probably APU (Accelerated Processors), Desktop Graphics, Notebook Graphics, AMD XConnect, TV Tuner Products, FirePro/ Workstation Graphics, Integrated Motherboard Graphics, Chipsets, Embedded Graphics, or MAC Graphics.

Step 2: Identify AMD graphic driver model and operating system. Then click DISPLAY RESULTS button to search latest version of AMD graphics driver you choose.

identify and search amd graphics card driver

Step 3: Download the latest version of AMD graphics driver you search when the result comes out.

download latest version of amd graphics driver

Step 4: Double-click the driver you get to extract and install it on your computer.

extract amd graphics driver

install latest driver of amd graphics card

With the installation finished, the AMD graphics driver will be updated successfully after computer reboot. You can check the model of graphics driver then to see whether it has been upgraded.

Tips: Certaily you could update your AMD graphics drivers with above steps unless you have a very specific reason for not doing so. Even though you have regretted updating the display driver to new version, you could cancel it by restoring your system to the point created before driver upgrade, as long as you have created the system restore point.

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