Category: System & Controllers
Manufacturer: Dawicontrol GmbH
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 127.1Kb
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT 4 Server, Windows NT 4 Workstation, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.4 / 18 Jul 2003
The development of the DC-2964F SCSI Hostadapter began mainly as an initiative to assist in increasing the performance rating for different computer systems during the early part of computerization. The initiative involved AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) which was one of the leaders in the industry. The focus of the initiative is to develop an interface that can cater to the requirements of storage devices for faster data exchange rates. The partnership contributed to some of the advances in the area of SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) protocol. The support extended by the software driver was in the field of simplifying data handling while increasing the rate of transfer for computer storage devices. To this extent, it is widely established in the computer industry that some of the fastest storage devices for various computer platforms make use of the SCSI protocol.
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
Although it is commonly believed that E-IDE has a more accurate signaling process, it however contributes largely to the stressing of the system's computing power. Using the DC-2964F SCSI Hostadapter device, the stress on the system's CPU is relieved. This is because the hardware and its accompanying driver assume responsibility for the organization and management of the tasks associated with storage devices. The driver also delivers the functionality of supporting multiple and simultaneous processes whereas E-IDE is limited to single processes. Another role of the device driver is to monitor incoming commands, status, or data exchanges. Until such elements are detected, the SCSI bus remains vacant thereby conserving system resources. Once the processing of the incoming instructions is done, the driver releases its hold on the bus to allow other devices attached to the system to access the storage drive. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and DC-2964F SCSI Hostadapter errors before installing any driver updates.