Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 90 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.591.0.0000 / 09 Aug 2012
The following is the installation guide for the ATI Technologies RADEON X300/X550/X1050 Series driver. First download the driver file for the Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series the ATI Technologies website or any accredited vendors and save it on your computer and unzip it as it downloads in a .zip format. Next connect your RADEON X300/X550/X1050 Series to the computer. Right click on My Computer and select Properties and under the Hardware tab select Device Manager. Find your new Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series under the display category and double click on device and check the Reinstall Driver option. Next select the Install from specific location option and check the Include this location box. Select Browse to select the ATI driver and Next to continue and Finish button to complete installation. You might be required to restart the machine upon completion of installation.
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 RADEON X300/X550/X1050 Series has a whole array of interesting features making it a must have for anyone looking to upgrade their current graphics card. The biggest selling point was that it supports the latest standards in the form of DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 3.0 and also offers HDR (High Dynamic Range) combined with full screen anti-aliasing. Not only does it come with a dual-link DVI-I connector but a standard VGA and s-video as well as. It also comes with quite a selection of accessories including a DVI-I to VGA adaptor, an s-video to RCA adaptor, s-video to HDTV and a standard s-video lead as well as DVD playback including 3D comb filters for improved image quality on playback, better color fidelity and noise reduction. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series errors before installing any driver updates.