Category: System and Controllers
Manufacturer: ACARD Technology
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 10 MB
Operating System: Mac OS X
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.3.6 / 20 Nov 2006
The ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller is a dual channel high performance PNP adapter which is able to support ATAPI hard disks. This device is able to be installed with ease and is sufficiently compatible with majority of the Power Macs with PCI. It is capable of re-booting from any drive that has been attached and can co-exist with small computer system interface SCSI devices as well as having an embedded IDE controller. The maximum transfer rate of data is 66 mega bits per second. The ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller is able to support ATA 5, ATA 4, ATA 3, ATA 2 and ATA. System 7.5.3 can be compatible with the use of Mac OS X. The Apple Setup utility for drives (version 1.5 or higher) is supported or different third party software. Machines that are compatible include the Power Macintosh series, Power Macs, Daystar Genesis, Starmax and UMAX.
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
It is important that when using the ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller, the latest device driver version is used. If older versions are used it could create a certain amount of conflict with other devices within the system and as a result the user may experience errors. Updating of the ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller drivers regularly is also advised in order to keep the system in sync with all the system requirements. The driver is in a Zip format and therefore it should be unzipped using a suitable program before use. Once it has been installed, the ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller is connected to the computer. Right click on my computer and go to properties then hardware and onto the device manager. The device should be included on a list and the reinstall tab clicked. The installation can now be done by selecting a particular location and proceeding with the instructions. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ACARD AEC-6260 UltraDMA-66 Controller errors before installing any driver updates.