Category: Monitor and Video Cards
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.51 MB
Operating System: Windows 2003/XP/NT/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.471.0.0000 / 08 Feb 2009
PowerColor Radeon X1550 is described as a simple PCI Express x16 video card that comes with DDR2 onboard memory of 512 MB. PowerColor Radeon X1550 comes with enough support for dual DVI monitors. The support is provided through PowerColor Radeon X1550's two DVI outputs. PowerColor Radeon X1550 also supports television output through the dongle. Compared to other video cards in the market, the PowerColor Radeon X1550 is more affordable. PowerColor Radeon X1550 is plain and small in size. PowerColor Radeon X1550 is especially useful to users with 2D workstations. The two DVI outputs are ideal for two digital LCD monitors. PowerColor Radeon X1550 also comes with a DVI to analog connector. The advantage of this is that users with CRT monitors can also use the device in their applications. Another big advantage of the PowerColor Radeon X1550 is that it does not generate a lot of heat.
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
PowerColor Radeon X1550 is compatible with DirectX 9.0C.The fact that the device comes with 512 MB of DDR2 makes it fully ready for Microsoft Windows Vista. PowerColor Radeon X1550 supports such other standards as OpenGL 2.0, Shader Model 3.0 plus H.264 and AMD's Avivo. PowerColor Radeon X1550 does not come with additional power connectors. This is because it consumes very little power. PowerColor Radeon X1550 does not come with Crossfire internal connector which goes to show that it is essentially a game card that stands alone. PowerColor Radeon X1550 combines ultra threaded core architecture with the AviviTM display and video technology for purposes for purposes of enhancing the performance of graphic and video applications. When installing the PowerColor Radeon X1550 drivers, users are required to first uninstall all old drivers and shutting down the computer. The card should be properly inserted onto the PCI-E slot on the computer motherboard. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and PowerColor Radeon X1550 errors before installing any driver updates.