Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: Chips and Technologies
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 136.5 KB
Operating System: Windows 95
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.114 / 16 Nov 1998
The Chips and Tech. 68555 PCI is a graphics processing card that is part of the display subsystem of the host computer system. It is used to help ease the burden of the main processing chip in order to improve the overall performance of the machine. This particular hardware component plugs directly into the vacant PCI slot on the computer motherboard. This interface slot is considered a bit slower compared to the Accelerated Graphics Port in terms of graphical data transfer. This is primarily because this interface slot is designed to host a number of expansion cards that range from video adapters to sound cards and modem devices. Despite the relatively slower data transfer rate the device driver of the Chips and Tech. 68555 PCI successfully improves the overall performance of the host computer system by directing all graphics related computations to its dedicated processor and memory module.
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 expansion cards like video adapters newer operating system platforms normally have the capability to assign generic device drivers. These generic device drivers are based on the type of chipset that is used to manufacture the graphics processing card. By adopting this strategy the computer system can make use of the basic functionality of the supported hardware component based on the minimum requirements of the underlying operating system. However if taken from the context of the manufacturer's design, much of the feature sets may remain inactive. In order to make sure that the supported hardware component becomes fully functional as intended by its manufacturer the correct device driver must be installed. The device driver is also responsible for communicating with the other elements of the display subsystem. This is an important routine to help prevent or minimize display related errors in the host computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Chips and Tech. 68555 PCI errors before installing any driver updates.