04-15-2012 11:36 AM
I want to reformat my notebook z470 and I wonder if the drivers folder in the D partition contain all hardware of the notebook or not ? thnx
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04-15-2012 11:41 AM
04-15-2012 11:52 AM - edited 04-15-2012 11:53 AM
Well on my Y570 all the drivers are there and I wouldn't believe otherwise in your case too
Why don't you open the drivers folder and applications folder and post a screenshot of them both so I could have al ook and tell you if anything is missing
Also, if I were you, I would not install the Intel Chipset Drivers, the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers, or the Intel Management components from the original folder as those are outdated
You can get the latest Intel drivers here: http://forums.pctweakers.net/showthread.php/34-Lat
PS: You don't NEED the Intel Turbo Boost Monitor, that is just to display the CPU speed but it will overclock using turbo Boost even without that utility, so only download the first 3
04-15-2012 11:34 PM - last edited on 04-16-2012 03:36 AM by andyP
04-16-2012 01:15 AM
04-16-2012 01:19 AM
04-16-2012 05:15 AM
1) what is that " irst" ? and when I ignor them at first will I be able to use the notebook and install them later ( if that what u meant) also do I need to install the drivers in certain order or what ? and is there a particular way to do the instllation ?
2) about windows do I have to pick the same windows version offecially came with the notebook ?
sorry for the many questions I'm doing all that because of the stupid format that came with the notebook !!
04-16-2012 09:06 AM - edited 04-16-2012 09:07 AM
1) IRST = Intel Rapid Storage Technology, this is essential for enhanced performance/power management features for your HDD//SSD
Correct Order of installing drivers thread
2) Yes pick the editiion which came with your notebook so you can activate legally