Category: Network Adapter and Modems
Manufacturer: HP Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.70 Mb
Operating System: Windows XP, Windows 2000, Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.00 B / 12 Jan 2003
The 8599 AC'97 Modem_Agere drivers have to be installed for the device to be fully operational. The drivers can be downloaded from the manufactures website if not issued with purchase of the device. The HP corporation manufactured modem is credited for its superb performance including high networking speeds of up to 10/100Mbs double speed. It operates on a 64-bit bus mode. The data transmission is fast making the device applicable in large workgroup networks. The fast data speeds reduce the CPU loading capacities making the networked computers operate at high speeds with little or not data delays. This makes the 8599 AC'97 Modem_Agere adapter quite reliable in terms of data accuracy and transfer speeds. The 8599 AC'97 Modem_Agere is also integrated with internal speaker used for voice calls. The speakers produce excellent sound quality and are be switched on/off depending on the device use.
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 8599 AC'97 Modem_Agere has a quick connect option which allows one to save the detailed information of the call and this can be used to evaluate the quality of server usage in future. The length of information that can be saved is determined by the type of phone one may be using. PCM Upstream enables the increase of upstream data and information transfer rates from to the ISP from the user. This means that the time used to transmit files and email attachments is drastically reduced. The upstream data rate can be increased to a rate of up to 56 Kilobytes Per Second (Kbps) giving the modem a plus compare to the earlier versions which could only upstream to a maximum of 31.2 Kbps. On the other side, increase in upstream will automatically reduce download speed and one has to configure the modem to suit what they highly require. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 8599 AC'97 Modem_Agere errors before installing any driver updates.