Fixes & Enhancements

; AST Windows Release Notes
v.0.93.09: ycchen@061711
01.[2008R2] Fixed 1600x1200 60Hz didn't show in the mode list if use ASUS VK247H Monitor
v.0.93.08: ycchen@053111
01.[New] [AST2300] Modify MCLK to 396MHz by H/W request
v.0.93.07: ycchen@050911
01.[Bug] Fixed it takes too long time to get EDID from EDID failed monitor
02.[New] Set Default Acceleration Level to Full in INF
v.0.93.06: ycchen@042911
v.0.93.05: ycchen@040711
01.[Bug] Warm boot test may cause system hanged, ycchen@032811
v.0.93.04: ycchen@030411
01.[New] [AST2300] Modify for DDR3 2Gb Support
02.[New] [AST2300] Slow Down CPU/AHB clock in VGA only mode
v.0.93.03: ycchen@021511
01.[New] [AST1180] Add for AST1162 + AST1180, ycchen@012611
02.[Bug] [AST2300] Fixed iKVM Direct Mode Display Abnormal issue if enable Flip, ycchen@011811
03.[New] [AST2300] DRAM Setting Updated by H/W (020811)
04.[New] [AST2100/2150] Enable AST2100/2150 DRAM Calibration by H/W Request (021411)
v.0.93.02: ycchen@122410
01.[Bug] Fixed Display Timing not Meet the Requirement of VESA Timing
v.0.93.01: ycchen@121410
01.[New][AST2300] Modify CRT Threhold by H/W request
02.[New][AST2300] Disable ASPM for AST2300 VGA Only
v.0.93.00: ycchen@121210
01.[Bug] [ASPEED Graphics] Fixed 8bpp support mode list incorrect issue
02.[Bug] [AST1180] Fixed switch media player to full screen mode may cause system hanged
03.[Bug] [AST1160] Disable DAC for DVI out
04.[New] [AST2300] DRAM Setting Updated by H/W (121010)
v.0.92.02: ycchen@100910
01.[Bug] Fixed wave form issue on 1280x1024 75Hz and 1280x800 60Hz
02.[New] Add for UEFI Graphics Driver support, ycchen@102010
03.[New] [AST2300] DRAM type and size selection based on H/W trapping, ycchen@102010
v.0.92.01: ycchen@090110
01.[PATCH] Fixed can't detect PnP monitor properly if enable thinsoft Betwin for ast1160/1180, ycchen@090110
02.[New] AST1180 OSD Support, ycchen@090210
v.0.92.00: ycchen@081110
01.[New] Add More Mode Info to Scratch for General KVM Need
02.[Bug] Fixed AST1180 Screen no off after shutdowm with Betwin, ycchen@070910
03.[Bug] Fixed AST1180 change resolution too long issue, ycchen@070910
04.[New] Modify for AST1180 performance by H/W request, ycchen@080410
05.[New] Add wide screen support check for iKVM backward compatible
06.[New] Add for AST2300 VGA only
07.[New] Enable E->M since AST2300A1
08.[New] Modify for AST2300 support mode list
v.0.91.0A: ycchen@062310
01.[New] Disable XDMA for AST2300 by default
02.[Bug] Disable E2M for AST2300 A0
v.0.91.09: ycchen@062110
01.[New] Add the support for WXGA modes
02.[New] Support AST2300 A0 Chip
v.0.91.07: ycchen@040310
01.[Bug] Fixed Driver be stopped on ASUS's platform if run HCT Stressed Test, ycchen@040310
01.[New] Modify new 2D reset sequence by H/W request
02.[Bug] Remove VirtualEDID support other than AST2000
03.[Bug] Fixed AST2300 line error issue
v.0.91.04: yc_chen@011110
01.[New] Support AST2300 FPGA Boards
02.[New] Add registry for disable mode check (VGA.ulDisableModeCheck)
v.0.90.07: ycchen@100709
01.[Bug] Fixed driver issue on Windows2000
v.0.90.02: yc_chen@090709
01.[Bug] Modify for AST1160 + AST1180 FPGA, ycchen@090309
02.[Bug] Patch can't shutdown properly on Win7, ycchen@090709
v.0.90.01: yc_chen@082709
01.[Bug] modify bandwidth requirement calculation for ast2100 8bpp modes, ycchen@072709
02.[Bug] fixed passmark performance test x64 - graphics test 640x480 mode hanged issue on ASUS P5B-MX wifi/ap
03.[Bug] Fixed S3 can't resume issue on DELL S99Q, ycchen@080309
04.[New] Modify for AST2150 DRAM default settings
v.0.90.00: yc_chen@071409
Bump driver version to


Version, A00



Release date

14 May 2012

Last Updated

20 Nov 2012


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Other versions
0.94,0.94 19 Mar 201312:53:09 PM
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2008 R2
Applies to
PowerEdge C6220
PowerEdge C6220 Planar
Installation instructions
Reboot will be required
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).