Category: System & Controllers
Manufacturer: AMD
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 4.98MB
Operating System: Windows XP; Windows XP 64bit edition
Latest Version / Release Date: 3.1.1540.81 / 08 Aug 2009

Windows device driver information for Cardinal-MC2814I

This AMD AHCI Compatible RAID Controller has an Advanced Host Configuration driver for this AMD RAID Controller, which is supported by many operating systems and notebook models. With the package of the AMD AHCI Compatible RAID Controller Driver, there is also the AMD ATI SMBus Driver and the AMD PCI SATA/IDE Controller Driver. This device and its drivers are compatible to many other Windows operating systems including Windows Vista new versions. The download for the drivers that use this device should be done from a trusted site. Most of this software can be affected by malicious programs that try to invade the machine and disable it or steal vital information. The driver should be downloaded from trusted sites that have been tried and tested to make sure that the drivers are not infected or corrupted. The best place for driver download is on the site of the publisher. There are other mirror sites that are trusted and are used for downloading.

Outdated Drivers?

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

Adequate information should be gathered before there is installation of this driver. This is to ensure that the driver does not corrupt the RAID Controller. If this controller is affected, it may then mean that the system can also be affected. Before driver installation is undertaken, the backup of the AMD AHCI Compatible RAID Controller, in Windows, should be made. This applies to the number of times the driver is updated. It is done so to revert back to the old version if the new version has flaws. Updating this driver is essential. It should be undertaken as frequently as possible. If it may not be possible to update this device driver more often, the least amount of time that may elapse before an update is undertaken is 30 days. Otherwise the device may not function properly due to the driver being obsolete. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Cardinal-MC2814I errors before installing any driver updates.