MBP Motherboard chipset

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Saint Luke, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Saint Luke macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2009
    I want to update the motherboard drivers on my late 08 15" MBP, but arent 100% what chipset it uses... i thought it was the nforce 7series, but 7 what? or what is the actual chipset? CPUID wont give me any info
  2. heppy macrumors member

    Mar 23, 2008
    Erm.....you can't update the drivers on on a Mac Motherboard so don't try!
  3. MacAndy74 macrumors 65816

    Mar 19, 2009
    Unless he means under Windows / Boot Camp - but even then I'd just used Apple's supplied boot camp drivers.
  4. Saint Luke thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 5, 2009
    yeah sorry, i meant in windows. the bootcamp drivers are old, and arent optimized for windows 7. Nvidia have released w7 drivers for all their nforce chipsets, so i wanted to grab them...
  5. biiishplz macrumors newbie

    Jul 10, 2009
    Cypress, CA, USA
    Officially, the chipset is Geforce 9400/nForce 730i.
  6. iLog.Genius macrumors 601


    Feb 24, 2009
    Toronto, Ontario
    I haven't seen anyone try it so it would be nice if OP could post results. If in does work without having to adjust anything, how much of an increase would we see if anything? I mean the Apple supplied drivers work so I would assume the OP is looking for better battery life and if that's the case, would upgrading the driver for the chipset even do that?

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