Driver Genius better than Driver Booster?

Is Driver Genius a better driver updater program than Driver Booster?

I updated the drivers on around 20 Windows 10 computers using Driver Booster and then came back and ran Driver Genius.

On every computer Driver Genius updated almost every driver that had already been updated by Driver Booster.

Does this mean that Driver Genius downloads and installs better or more recent drivers than Driver Booster?
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
Does this mean that Driver Genius downloads and installs better or more recent drivers than Driver Booster?

Not necessarily.  What it may mean is that it is forcing its selected drivers to install, regardless of what is already there.  If that's what it is actually doing, this is certainly not a behavior you want.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also, neither approach is as good as the Vendor driver update site. This is what I use.
understand that these programs need to find "new" drivers for stating the need to use their software
that's why they ALWAYS find new drivers - on every system
i used these before - but not anymore - i ualso use the driver vendor site for updates
there is also the driverpack solution - i don't use it either, so i can t vouch for it
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Driver updates and bios updates are only required if the current bios/driver doesn't support what you need it to do.. i.e. additional features in newer driver/bios  What you are doing is fixing something that really isn't broken.. and in doing so you could load an incorrect bios/driver and then have to undo (which is generally with great difficulty) what you did..

I've bricked a few products and had to some surgery on the device to allow me to access the bios/OS remotely i.e. with a usb 2 TTL connector.
To be exact I bricked a new TP-LINK router by flashing the wrong version of DD-WRT on to it when trying to upgrade the version.

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
I would stay away from driver pack solution.. unless you want yandex search engine and other items identified by Malware Bytes as PUP's
RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
My first option always is Manufacturer of PC, then Manufacturer of Hardware and between Driver Genius and Driver Booster my choice is Driver Genius.
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