Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: AMD (was ATI Technologies, Inc.)
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 12.8Mb
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.5287 / 16 Oct 2003
The HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT is a type of graphics card that was introduced into the computer market by ATI Technologies Inc. This graphics card is equipped with a 256Mb video memory using 128-bit DDR memory architecture. This type of configuration delivers to the user advanced graphic features that can handle some of the more demanding software applications in the genre of computer gaming, image editing, and video manipulation. The functionality of this graphics card however is dependent on the correct installation of the device driver. The device driver makes it possible not only for the Operating System but also for installed programs to tap into the built-in features and power of the graphics card. The VPU (Video Processing Unit) of the HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT is powered by a 500MHz processing chip which allows for faster and higher quality image rendering.
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 HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT graphics card makes use of a 650MHz graphics clock and is designed with four parallel pixel pipelines. These pipelines are supplemented by two parallel vertex engines for better processing of data. During the installation process of the HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT device driver, the user will initially observe that the generic graphics card driver of the Operating System is being used. Generally, this generic driver limits the color depth to only 8-bit. With the activation of the device driver for the HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT, the color depth can be increased to a maximum of 32-bit. The image display becomes richer and crisper. The color quality also becomes more accurate which is important when editing images or videos. It relieves the burden of rendering images from the computer processor because the card is equipped with its own processor. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HIGHTECH RADEON 9600XT errors before installing any driver updates.