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Both are drivers for NVIDIA graphics processor units.
nouveau is the (pre-installed) open source solution.
The drivers are sufficient for normal desktop usage.

The NVIDIA drivers are the "proprietary drivers" alternative.
They can be installed when higher performance is required.
A good example would be "hard" gaming or heavy 3D tasks.

Both are drivers for NVIDIA graphics processor units.
nouveau is the (pre-installed) open source solution.
The drivers are sufficient for normal desktop usage.

The NVIDIA drivers are the "proprietary drivers" alternative.
They can be installed when higher performance is required.
A good example would be "hard" gaming "hard gaming" or heavy 3D tasks.

Both are drivers for NVIDIA graphics processor units. Graphics Processing Units.
nouveau is are the (pre-installed) already installed open source solution. drivers.
The These drivers are sufficient for normal "normal" desktop usage.

The NVIDIA drivers are the "proprietary drivers" "proprietary" drivers alternative.
They can be installed when higher performance is required.
A good example would be "hard gaming" or heavy 3D tasks.

Both are drivers for NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units.
nouveau are the already installed open source drivers.
These drivers are sufficient for "normal" desktop usage.

The NVIDIA drivers are the "proprietary" drivers alternative.
They can be installed when higher performance is required.
A good example would be "hard gaming" or heavy 3D tasks.tasks.

Of course it is only relevant when you have a NVIDIA GPU.
A lot of low-budget and mid-range machines ship without it.
I have tried to explain it as short as possible - hope it helps.

Both are drivers for NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units.
nouveau are the already installed open source drivers.
These drivers are sufficient for "normal" desktop usage.

The NVIDIA nvidia drivers are the "proprietary" drivers 'proprietary drivers' alternative.
They can be installed when higher performance is required.
A good example would be "hard gaming" or heavy 3D tasks.

Of course it is only relevant when you have a NVIDIA GPU.
A lot of low-budget and mid-range machines ship without it.
I have tried to explain it as short as possible - hope it helps.