Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 5.5MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.13.7181 / 23 Aug 2001
The 16MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra uses a freeware driver to be able to execute the 3D and 2D Performance at the heart of Rage 128-bit. It exhibits a superscalar rendering to run at a higher engine and memory speed. The driver software's SMT (Single Pass Multi Texturing) allows the advanced 3 dimension effects such as lighting, texturing, and as well as shading. The package also permits a supplementary attributes through its ATI sole TCA (Twin Cache Architecture) where it integrates pixel and texture cache to maximize the memory bandwidth for added performance. The 16MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra chip also include the ATI CCE (Concurrent Command Engine) to which it uses a full throttle of the AGP 4X data stream protocol via system memory. The driver also supports the 32MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra. The driver uses the filename AT1XPA05.exe
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The creation of ATI's Rage 128 produces high-end performance and more advanced 3D accelerator. The company announced two versions of the device, the Rage 128 GL and Rage 128 VR. The main difference between the two is that the GL uses a full 128-bit while the other uses 128-bit internal and 64-bit external interface. The ATI's Rage 128 is compatible to OpenGL version 1.2 and Direct3D 6, which supports numerous attributes from other Rage versions. These attributes include DVD acceleration, triangle setup and GUI/VGA capable. The Rage 128 is the primary dual-texturing render provider due to its capability to display an output of 2pixels/clock. Rage 128 was provided with a technique for caching known as TCA. It uses 8KB for buffer which is utilized in the 3D engine. The company also incorporated an 8KB pixel cache which is popularly used to mark pixels into the frame buffer. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 16MB ATI Rage 128 Ultra errors before installing any driver updates.