Category: System & Controllers
Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard Development Company
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 5.2 MB
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 10.86.00 / 7/30/2008
Professionals in the information technology sector rely on HP quality in order top ensure maximum productivity. As the power of processors, applications, memory adapters and storage devices increases, high end PC users are looking for ways to optimize the performance of their systems. To this end, HP prods itself with one of its product- Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet, adding new levels of flexibility, management, availability and performance. Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet is one of the three Nextreme Gigabit Ethernet controllers, which implement the well advanced PCI Express hoist interface. Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet has physical dimensions that of 2.2'h x 0.8'w x 4.4'd. Some of the features that it has include a DMA adapter transfer method, half/full duplex communications method, a supported/pass promiscuous mode, a transmission line speed of 10/100/1000 and a test kit of OD1 LAN test tolls vl.42
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 Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet works with a driver known as Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet - PCI Express Driver 18.104.22.168 Windows XP. Ethernet drivers enable the LAN on the motherboard network device on the listed notebook models for Gigabit Ethernet functionality using the enhanced feature, which are provided by the PCI Express architecture. Some of the models that are supported by the drivers include HP Compaq tc 4400 Tablet PC, HP Compaq nc 8430 Notebook PC, Compaq nw8440 Mobile Workstation, HP Compaq NX 6320 Notebook PC, Compaq nx 6310 Notebook PC, Compaq nc 4400 Notebook PC, hp Compaq nc 6320 Notebook and Compaq nx 8420 Notebook PC. Besides the above drivers, Nextreme controllers come with an advanced suit of software that supports a wide variety of operation systems. Others come with update releases, which update some of the Microsoft Windows. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AOC 831W errors before installing any driver updates.