Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Broadcom Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.05 MB
Operating System: Windows 95/NT/2000/XP/2003/95
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 03 Nov 2003
BCM5820 Security Accelerator falls under the system and controller. It is compatible with Windows 95, 98, 2000, 2003, NT and XP platforms. Additional requirements include Windows NT4, XP AMD 64-bit, 2000 SP 1, 2003 AMD 64-bit, 2003 SP 1 and NT 4 SP 3. The BCM5820 Security Accelerator comes with a 32/64 33 ‚Äì to 66-MHZ 2.2 PCI interface. The interface makes it an ideal solution for applications that are card in for high performing servers, equipment for web switching and load balancing. The device offers full duplex OC3 IPSec processing performance. It does not require any external components. However, it is possible for users to scale the performance of the BCM5820 Security Accelerator by providing extra BCM5820 chips. It is described as the fastest security processor. It is designed for such e-commerce applications as VPN IKE and SSL. It comes with support for IKE, TLS and SSL modes.
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
For payroll processing purposes, the BCM5820 Security Accelerator also comes with support for SSL/TLS and IPSec. The device helps accelerate the SSL protocols used in web browsers thereby reducing common delays often associated with e-commerce transactions. The BCM5820 Security Accelerator easily supports an unlimited number of concurrent sessions. It comes with full hard ware support for the 2048- bit keys in addition to single pass IPSec authentication and encryption. In order to use the functions of the BCM5820 Security Accelerator better and more easily, the installation of appropriate drivers comes highly recommended. In addition, users are also advised to frequently update their drivers. Manufacturers provide drivers as freeware on their websites. Accordingly, the manufacturer's website is the best location to download recent BCM5820 Security Accelerator drivers. As a way of protecting their systems from virus attacks when downloading driver files from the internet, users are advised to use antivirus. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and BCM5820 Security Accelerator errors before installing any driver updates.