Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: 3Dlabs Inc. Ltd.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 1.3 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.13-0602 / 07/29/2002
The 3Dlabs GMX2000 (PCI) is a video adapter card which is designed to provide graphics acceleration to the host computer system. This means that this particular hardware component is equipped with its own processing chip that is intended to boost the overall performance of the host computer system. The processing chip of the 3Dlabs GMX2000 (PCI) is not entirely the same as the main processor of the host machine. This is because the processor of the video adapter card is specifically designed for the computation of graphical transformations allowing them to deliver better results compared to general processors. The device driver instructs the host operating system to pass on all graphics related computations to the video adapter card. This process in turn frees up the main processor to allow for the allocation of system resources to other vital operations. This is how the video adapter card improves the performance of the host computer system.
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 demand for the deployment of graphics processing cards like the 3Dlabs GMX2000 (PCI) have risen in recent years. This increase in demand has been attributed to the introduction of numerous multimedia programs including graphics intensive software applications like mapping and gaming among others. This particular video adapter card installs in the PCI slot on the computer motherboard. Some video adapters are built into the computer motherboard but may share the same processing chips as the 3Dlabs GMX2000 (PCI) device. However, in terms of performance, an add-on video adapter card is considered by many computer experts better because it also has a built-in memory chip that is dedicated to video processing. These memory chips are part of the equation in computing the amount of colors that can be displayed including the level of resolution that can be supported by a particular graphics card. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 3Dlabs GMX2000 (PCI) errors before installing any driver updates.