Category: Monitor and Video Card
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 387.0 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: v.1.52 / 31 May 1999
Compaq CL5436 PCI v1.52 is a graphics accelerator or video card from Compaq. The software package for the video card driver is 387.0 KB in size and was made available for consumers on May 31, 1999. It is compatible with both Windows 95 and Windows 98 operating systems. The software package also supports other driver models including: Cirrus Logic 5434, Compaq Cirrus Logic v1.52, Compaq CL5436 PCI v1.52, Compaq CL5446 PCI v1.52, Compaq QVision PCI v1.52, Compaq QVision v1.52, and See More Compaq AVGA v1.52. The Compaq CL5436 PCI graphics accelerator functions as a coprocessor that can be fitted to a slot outside the computer. This expansion card assists the computer n drawing graphics that can be displayed by a monitor. Computer applications today require a graphics card in order to boost computer performance. It may take a while for a computer to process images but the job can be made easier by the graphics card.
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
The graphics card is more efficient that the computer’s CPU when it comes to rendering visual output because it is closer to the graphics memory. It does not have to transfer data at a slow rate. Graphics cards function to improve the overall graphics performance of the CPU. With the graphics card’s help in processing graphics information, the computer can perform at its peak even if graphically demanding applications are being run. The popularity o multimedia applications made graphics accelerators a common enhancement device. With the graphics accelerator installed in a computer, the possibility of a computer crash due to graphics processing will be minimized. Graphics accelerators also have their own memory which can store graphics. The memory of the card determines the resolutions of the graphics displayed. Some cards use video RAM while some cards use DRAM. The Compaq CL5436 PCI was designed specifically for the PCI bus. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq CL5436 PCI v1.52 errors before installing any driver updates.