Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: NVIDIA Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 18.02 MB
Operating System: Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 98
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 13 April, 2005
The NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL graphics card which belongs to the Quadro product line is part of the hardware solution that is geared towards the professional graphics industry. In this context, the feature sets that are available on this particular graphics hardware can accommodate even the most complex image rendering calculations. The role of the driver for the NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL is to allow programs access to the capability of the device to make use of overlay planes. Sending the rendering instructions allows the NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL to load all necessary data to its 128 MB dedicated video memory which translates for more processing resources for applications. For software programs that make use of 3D imagery models, the device driver allows for proper representation on the display of the entire scenery by applying techniques supported by the device.
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 driver of the NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL also provides access to the proprietary nfiniteFX II engine used to process all graphics related information and direct the output to the corresponding display monitor. The driver provides the necessary interface to allow for the accurate configuration of the NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL depending on the preference of the user and the output capability of the display monitor. Another important role played by the software driver is to make the functionality for dual monitor support which can be implemented with the use of a second graphics card. The software for the NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL takes care of all the necessary communication layer protocols that must be in place to present a smooth flow of data among involved components. The operating system platform must support dual monitor feature to activate the function. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and NVIDIA Quadro4 980 XGL errors before installing any driver updates.