The easiest way to do this is to use the Direct X Diagnostic tool included with Windows.
Before we begin, note that, while most of the screenshots are taken in Windows 7, the steps should be almost identical in Windows Vista, and will be very similar in Windows XP.
Updating your Intel Graphics Driver takes a little effort but for wringing out a little more speed it's worth it.
Display driver stopped responding and has recovered? If the Windows got incorrect, corrupted, missing, or outdated video drivers, surely you will encounter video problems.
As you can see, it is not easy to update drivers manually even by following the detailed steps. It is recommended that you upgrade Driver Easy to Professional Version.
Firefox and some plugins use your graphics card to help speed up the display of web content.
Graphic cards are also used by advanced web features like Web GL. Some possible search terms are the name of your computer manufacturer (such as Dell or HP) or generic terms like "update", "maintenance" or "driver". If there is no update tool, no updates available, or if the updates don't solve your problems, continue to the next section.
To fix problems with these features or to take advantage of them, you may need to update your graphics card drivers. If your distribution's standard update process doesn't give you the latest drivers, you may need to look for other package repositories for your distribution.
For example, to upgrade closed-source drivers on Ubuntu, you may need to go to System Settings Reboot your computer to use the new graphics driver.
With and without the latest drivers the actual effect depends but in our testing we experienced no crashes and in some older games a 5per cent to 10per cent increase in frames per second (FPS) making various 2D and 3D games run more smoothly.