Category: Storage and Hard Drive
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 59.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 12/19/2000
The 3000F Fibre Channel allows for the deployment of the technology which makes it possible to implement high performance but low latency data transfer operations. The data transfer commonly supported by this hardware component and its associated device driver is among different types of devices based on the ANSI standards. Using this technology a computer system or network can achieve data transfer rates of anywhere from 100 to 1200 megabytes per second based on the current status of its optic link. This is primarily because the 3000F Fibre Channel works mostly with fiber optic cable connections which is partly responsible for the increase in the data transfer rate. There are instances wherein copper links may also be used for the data transmission process because of its good conducting property. All links that are implemented by this hardware component and its corresponding device driver are considered as full duplex. This means that the total bandwidth available is twice the effective link rate.
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
Since this hardware component is intended mostly for deployment in computer network environments that demand high speed data transmission, its device driver has been designed to support a number of network topologies. Switched, Shared Loop, and Point-to-Point are just some of the network topologies that are capable of hosting the 3000F Fibre Channel and its associated device driver. This particular device is capable of mapping to numerous protocol layers like ESCON and SCSI which are by far considered as the most common and popularly used. The Fibre Channel technology is considered as the driving force in the implementation of Storage Area Networks. Fibre Channel over Ethernet technology is also being applied in some computer networks in order to reduce the amount of network complexity. The 3000F Fibre Channel also provides a way to consolidate both input and output processes in the data center that makes use of Ethernet cabling. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 3000F Fibre Channel errors before installing any driver updates.