Motherboard drivers allow motherboards to be recognized and interact with computers. They also manage the interaction between different devices connected to the computer. They are usually provided with new motherboards, but most can also be downloaded from manufacturers' websites.
Types of Motherboard Drivers
Kinds of Motherboard Drivers include the following:
Standard motherboard drivers
Standard motherboard drivers create an interface for communicating with the motherboard through the computer.
They are usually installed along with the motherboard and can be programmed to update automatically.
Motherboard update drivers
Update drivers add device and security information to the standard driver so that it can update without being reinstalled.
They are usually provided by the manufacturer and installed after the standard driver.
Choosing Motherboard Drivers (Buying tips)
Automatic updates: Choose a motherboard driver that automatically checks for updates and downloads them as they become available. Make sure it obtains information only from the manufacturer or a trusted third-party website.
Compatibility: Make sure your motherboard driver is the right type and version for your motherboard. Buy only from the manufacturer and check for model compatibility before buying.