Compaq PCI IDE Controller

Category: System & Controllers
Manufacturer: Compaq
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 3.16 MB
Operating System: Windows 95/98/Me/XP/2000
Latest Version / Release Date: V5.0.2016.1 / 07 Apr 1999

Windows device driver information for Compaq PCI IDE Controller

Storage devices such as the floppy disk, CD Rom drive and hard drive are connected to the computer through the Compaq PCI IDE controller. The IDE interface can also support CF cards for enhancement and storage. The Compaq PCI IDE controller is designed for motherboards, PCs and integrated format platforms. It is the ideal choice for people who are looking for IDE interface for a number of storage devices. IDE interface was originally intended for connecting hard drives. The Compaq PCI IDE controller is mainly used for integrating internal drives. Storage is an important element of any computer system. With Compaq PCI IDE controller, the hard drive and controller are integrated. This enhances signal quality and performance.

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The Compaq PCI IDE controller constitutes an interface system for the computer industry. It offers high performance and connectivity options. Now available in the mainstream market, it is increasingly becoming the most accepted way to create a connection between a hard drive and a PC. The Compaq PCI IDE controller is a host adapter that makes a way to connect a whole device to the computer. The controller is found on a circuit board connected to the hard drive. It is not commonly used for connecting an external device. The Peripheral Component (PCI) attaches devices to the computer's central processing unit. These components comprise of hard disks, memory and sound structures. The PCI makes parts more compatible. ADM PCI IDE controller utilizes wide cables to connect to the motherboard of the PC. Each cable connects to two optical drivers of the computer. The second cable can be used to attach two hard drives. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Compaq PCI IDE Controller errors before installing any driver updates.