Category: network and systems
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.4mb
Operating System: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 11 Feb 2006
The ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series is a computer chipset designed for the AMD 939 and 754 sockets and manufactured by ATI Technologies, Inc. It comes in two categories, the 200p and 200. Some of the features included in the chipset are a 4 by 1 PCI Express lane, SATA by Raid, Fire wire, AC97 Audio (5.1), hyper memory, a Dual Channel memory, 8xUSB 2.0, Gigabit LAN that is over PCI Express. The RADEON XPRESS 200 Series chipset is based on the Radeon X300 core making it totally DirectX 9 compliant. The chipset runs across PCI-Express interface. The aboard graphics are based on the 300 pixel pipeline configuration. Each pipeline is made up of 4 pixel pipelines that have 1 texture unit including 2 vertex units for every pipeline. The CPU assists the performance of vertex shader so it is advisable for one to have a faster CPU in order to guarantee better performance of the on-board graphics.
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
Besides VGA, the board has onboard DVI that make it possible for the user to contain dual display via the ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series while at the same time making it possible to have either of these processing to the users DVI compatible display. In order to increase the computer display to 2 or more, the chip has a feature that allows the user to merge the onboard graphics using a separate ATI graphics card. ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series supports many processors some of which include Intel Pentium 4, Pentium D, AMD 64 bit processors-Socket 754 and 939 and Celeron processors- Socket 478 and LGA 775. In addition to this, the chipset supports DDR-2667 RAM and DDR400 RAM making it a highly adaptable computer chip. Before one makes any installation of the chipset, it is advisable to download the drivers that are necessary to support it. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 Series errors before installing any driver updates.