Category: Monitor and Video Card
Manufacturer: VIA Technologies, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 6.9 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 01 Jul 2004
UniChrome is a video adapter product line which is designed to provide the necessary support that will allow the host computer system to handle graphics intensive software applications and computations. Essentially a computer system processes virtually every type of data using complex mathematical equations. These computations are handled primarily by the main processor of the host machine. By incorporating the UniChrome and installing the correct device driver, software applications and even the operating system environment will be instructed to pass on the graphics related data to the video adapter card. In return the main processor frees up some valuable resources and dedicate them to other tasks. In this context one advantage provided by the device driver and its supported hardware component is to speed up the overall performance of the host computer system by boosting the capabilities of its display subsystem.
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 device driver of the UniChrome supports the display technology implemented by the host operating system platform. This will allow for a better communication between the software and the hardware components of the display subsystem. Another important role of the device driver is that it provides basic details about the hardware component it supports. These details are stored by the host operating system platform in a centralized database to serve a number of purpose. One of the purposes it serves is that it is used as a baseline by the underlying operating system to evaluate updates that can be applied to the hardware component. Essentially newer operating system environments are capable of regularly checking for updates for the installed hardware components. The UniChrome is likewise designed to provide better graphics rendering to the computer user not only for graphics but textual content as well. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and UniChrome errors before installing any driver updates.