Category: Monitor and video cards
Manufacturer: S3 Graphics Co., Ltd.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 16.18 Mb
Operating System: Windows 95/Windows 98/ Windows Me/ Windows 2000 /Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 8.40.02 / June 6 2001
S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 is a graphics video adapter manufactured by S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. The company also manufactures the supporting drivers. The video adapter enhances the performance of monitors to produce images of highest quality in terms of radiance and clarity. S3 Graphics Co., Ltd recommends that S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 be used with the latest versions of drivers or at least the most recent ones. This is because older versions of drivers are likely to cause conflict with other devices and influence performance adversely, particularly in terms of display. Therefore, users should check the download site for the latest updates and download the latest S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 drivers. S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 also recommends that if users find difficulties in downloading version 8.40.02 drivers, they should avoid using the download manager or right clicking the driver file.
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
This section highlights the procedure for downloading and installing the drivers for S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 graphics video adapter. The file is first downloaded from the download site as indicated by the URL shown on the top section of this page. The folder is downloaded in a zipped format and must be converted to an installable format by unzipping. The installation begins by right clicking the My Computer icon and selecting Properties. From the properties menu, the user selects the Hardware option and then goes to Device Manager. The Device Manager option allows the user to select the driver to be installed, which in this case is found under the monitor and video cards category. The user then clicks Install followed by Next and waits for the installation to be completed. The Finish button is clicked at the end of installation. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and S3 Graphics Inc Savage4 errors before installing any driver updates.