Can't update graphics driver for GTX 765m on new Alienware 14

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  1. AdamG8GXP

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    Hello,

    When I try to install new 320.49 nVidia driver's for GeForce GTX 765m the installer says "graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware" and quits on my new Alienware 14.

    How can I update the graphic card drivers?
     
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    Try the latest beta driver

    Sent via Tapatalk 2 via Sony Xperia S
     
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    Yeah you don't want to use those drivers for any reason, either download the 326 beta drivers or leave the stock drivers. Both are infinitely better than the ones you are trying to install
     
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    What's the stock driver version that dell gives you?
     
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    Pretty sure it is version 310.XX
     
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    It is 311.48
     
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    +1 on this. I would suggest keeping the DELL ones by now.
     
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    I understand that this version sucks.

    Why can't I install newer nVidia drivers? I won't be able to update video drivers again when a better one than what I am trying to install is released.
     
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    I can update the drivers on my crappy Envy 15 with 750M with any mobile Nvidia driver set, brand new beta and new official drivers.

    I am worried about this too. I am just about to buy the Alienware 14. Is this true about the drivers, even now, I mean you must be able to keep a gaming machine laptop on the latest drivers?
    The 765M is the same kelper tech, why is it that you can't update the drivers, or will this be fixed in the next few releases, or never with the Alienware for its life time?
     
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