Graphic card problems, random freezes, crashes or lag in video games is often caused by outdated video card drivers. If you want to make sure that your video games and desktop applications run smoothly, you need to download the latest driver updates for Windows 7/8
Users of the Technical Preview or pro gamers may want to try beta drivers as well to see if they can improve your performance.
On this page you will find links to the most important driver updates on the web. The two main graphic card manufacturers are NVIDIA and AMD/ATI.
Download Latest Windows 7 NVIDIA Graphic Card Driver Updates
You can download the latest driver updates for NVIDIA cards over at
Download NVIDIA drivers
Download Latest Windows 7 ATI/AMD Graphic Card Driver Updates
You can download the latest driver updates for AMD cards over at
Download ATI/AMD drivers
Obviously, there are also other GPU manufacturers like Matrox, Intel, SiS, Via and PowerVR, but in 99% of all cases you will need to download drivers from the websites above.
Keep in mind there are MANY graphic / video card manufacturers, but only a handful of GPU (Graphics processing units) manufacturers: