Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: Trident Microsystems
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 619.7 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.8032 / 03 Jul 2006
The introduction of this hardware component and its corresponding device driver allows the host computer system to take advantage of 3D graphics technology. In terms of computer graphics three dimensional graphics or 3D refers to the generation and display of 3D objects and elements within a two dimensional workspace like the computer screen. What happens with the deployment of the Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D v5.8032 is that the normal attributes used to define two dimensional objects like position, brightness, and color among others is augmented by the property of depth. This property creates an imaginary -Zaxis which gives the computer object a semblance of being real and alive. However, this type of graphics also requires more intensive computation which can burden the main processor. By using the Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D v5.8032 and installing the appropriate device driver the host computer system gains a dedicated hardware component to handle the graphics computation.
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 Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D v5.8032 belongs to a type of video adapter which are commonly referred to as graphics accelerators. This is primarily because they allow for faster processing of graphics related information. The process is made possible by the presence of the hardware component which has a built-in graphics processing chip and dedicated video memory which are intended to boost the performance level of the host computer system. The presence of these graphics hardware components are activated by the installation of the correct device driver. This software application allows the underlying operating system to take advantage of the processing power of the supported hardware component. It also provides other installed software applications with the ability to tap into the potential power of the installed video adapter. The device driver is also partially responsible for instructing all graphics related information to be forwarded to the installed video adapter for faster processing. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Trident Video Accelerator Blade 3D v5.8032 errors before installing any driver updates.