Category: Sound and multimedia
Manufacturer: VIA Technologies
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2,929 KB
Operating System: All Windows versions
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.12.01.3513 / September 06 2001
The VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM) is one of the world's most dedicated sound chips that offer the highest degree of sound fidelity and other features of similar devices in the computer accessory market. The device features 24-bit resolution that offers an appropriate quality of graphic display and a high sampling frequency in the range of 96 kHz to 192 kHz that facilitates very high clarity. It also has an audio solution enabled by an eight-channel surround capability. This feature makes the VIA AC'97 Audio Controller the best for use with all major soundcards as well as audio solutions providers. The VIA AC'97 Audio Controller is thus suitable for use in entertainment, multimedia, gaming and hi-fi audio. With the versatile features, computer users can enjoy movies, record playback, play games, and connect to a wide variety of latest multimedia devices.
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 VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM) supports features that enable computer users to enjoy high quality music and videos, including movies encoded using the latest technologies that may not be compatible with older multimedia devices. Users of the device have to ensure that it is used consistently in line with the manufacturer's recommendations. This includes checking the compatibility of the drivers with the device before downloading and installing them. It is recommended that the latest version of drivers be used in order to ensure that the VIA AC'97 Audio Controller functions appropriately. Older versions of drivers may develop conflicts with other hardware devices and cause the VIA AC'97 Audio Controller to malfunction through system registry errors. The installed drivers must be updated regularly or at least once a month to ensure their compatibility with the latest changes in multimedia devices. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM) errors before installing any driver updates.