Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: Acer Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.8 KB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 01/15/2008
According to the manufacturer of the Acer LCD Monitor X213W it is designed for the delivery of excellent clarity for textual and graphical contents. These are common attributes that consumers look for in display hardware. However even if these are qualities built into the display monitor they can only be activated using the correct device driver. Essentially the manufacturer supplied device driver contains certain instruction sets that are specific to the device. These instructions make it possible to allow the hardware to operate at its optimum level. It is possible to make the Acer LCD Monitor X213W operational using the generic monitor driver supplied with the underlying operating system platform. Unfortunately, this will also limit the functionality of the hardware in terms of resolution, color depth, and refresh rate among others. In this aspect the display monitor may fail to function as it was designed by its manufacturer.
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
This particular display hardware was fitted with a DVI-D input port. This means that it receives digital signals from the graphics card as opposed to the standard analog signal generated using the 15 pin D-sub port. The device driver ensures that the digital signals generated by the graphics card is correctly deciphered when the data is sent to the Acer LCD Monitor X213W for rendering to the computer user. Device drivers for display monitors are generally used in calibrating the hardware to attain the same degree of quality between what is shown on the screen and what is printed out. The process of calibration is normally used when dealing with image processing applications that require high amounts of detail quality which can be delivered more effectively by high resolution display hardware components. The device driver allows for the setting of the Acer LCD Monitor X213W configuration using user interfaces from software applications. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Acer LCD Monitor X213W errors before installing any driver updates.