Category: Monitor and Video Cards
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 5167587 bytes
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.5237 / 01.12.2001
ATI Mobility Radeon M6 is a dedicated graphic card without hardware T&L; and is based upon the desktop R100 chip that has up to 16 MB memory. Its codename is M6 and the pipelines are 0/2 Pixel -/vertexshder. Its core speed is 166MHz and its shader speed is 166 MHz. ATI Mobility Radeon M6 memory speed is 166 MHz and its memory Bus width is 32 Bit while its memory type is DDR. The maximum amount of memory it has is 16MB though it has no shared memory. Its DirectX is DirectX7 and it uses the 180nm technology. Some of the features of ATI Mobility Radeon M6 include AGP 4x, 165MHz TMDS and OpenGL 1.3. and its notebook size has been classified as small and light. The operating system that is applicable with ATI Mobility Radeon M6 is Windows XP.
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
Sometimes, a person having an ATI Mobility graphic card may have problems changing the resolution especially when using the default 1400x1050. One may even try to configure it with the ati drivet and even add some additional resolutions but still they may not appear in the dropdown in the Preferences->Screen Resolutions. If one attempts to use the vesa driver, the resolutions may appear in the dropdown but when one tries to select one and press ‚ÄúApply' the system freezes and then is forced to restart. In such a case, the user may be using the Xorg which does not detect the right resolutions of his or her setup. For him or her to set the resolutions manually, he or she may need to edit the config file as this may open up the gnome text editor. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ATI Mobility Radeon M6 errors before installing any driver updates.