Category: Monitor and Video Cards
Manufacturer: Silicon Integrated Systems Corp
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 443 KB
Operating System: Windows 95/98/ME/NT
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.4.3 / 18 Jun 2007
SiS 5597/5598 falls under the display and video driver's category. The SiS 5597/5598 chip is compatible with Windows 95/98/ME and NT platforms. The parts allow the chipset to adapt to form factor such as LPX, NLX, AT and ATX. The SiS 5597/5598 chipset comes with an integrated VGA driver which allows users to play games on their computer. SiS 5597/5598 comes with a keyboard and VGA controller plus RTC embedded in the chip. The chip also supports Ultra DMA transfer protocol. The advantage of this feature is that it helps improve the IDE performance. In addition, SiS 5597/5598 supports Distributed DMA as well as Serial IRQ (Common Architecture). This feature helps improve the performance of peripheral devices by moving the ISA function to PCI. SiS 5597/5598 comes with a 75 Mhz host and memory bus speed. The speed helps improve on the device's system performance.
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 Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) feature on the device helps to greater lower the dissipation of powerSiS 5597/5598 comes with two parts 5597 and 5598, which have been based on the same logic design. SiS 5597/5598 chips support SDRAM. For purposes of vconvenient video support, the SiS 5597/5598 chips provide users with an integrated PCI SVGA accelerator and controller that is 16 bit. In most cases the accelerator/controller is inclusive of Direct Draw. SiS 5597/5598 power management meets the requirements of ACP1 as well as PC97. The biggest advantage associated with SiS 5597/5598is that it supports USB. With USB , users are not stuck on using connection cables. Users are advised to only use the most recent versions of SiS 5597/5598 drivers. Recent versions come highly recommended because they allow users to better and more easily use the SiS 5597/5598 functions. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and SiS 5597/5598 errors before installing any driver updates.