Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: ATI Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: Not stated
Operating System: Windows 2000/NT/XP/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.5253 / Not stated
Radeon X600/X550 Series is a graphics card produced by ATI technologies. Graphics cards, also referred to as video cards are used to produce images for display. Some of them have extra functions such as FireWire, TV output, video capture, MPEG-2 as well as MPEG-4 decoding and can connect to many monitors at a go. Most people tend to think that high end graphics cards are for use only in video games. However, these cards are capable of so much more and are useful especially to graphic designers as well as 3D animators who need optimal displays and a speedier rendering. They are not for use only on IBM PCs but can be used in other devices such as Apple Macintosh, MSX, Apple II and Commodore Amiga among others. Radeon X600/X550 graphics cards are therefore designed to facilitate display work and promise a high power level, performance and dependability.
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
Installing the Radeon X600/X550 series is a step by step process. Once the user has downloaded the driver from a reliable website, it should be saved on the computer and the driver file unzipped. The user should then connect the device to the computer then right click the icon for ‚Äúmy computer‚Äù and press properties. The next step is to locate the hardware tab and click on the button for device manager. The device will be displayed under the display category and the user should then double click device after which the button for reinstalling the driver is pressed. The next step is to go to specific location and ‚Äúselect install‚Äù. The user should check include the location then click on the button for browse; selecting the driver. To continue the process the user should then click on the next button then finish to end the installation. The device will then be displayed in device manager. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Radeon X600/X550 Series errors before installing any driver updates.