Intel 8 Series C220 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller Driver Update

Intel Drivers

The 8 Series C220 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller is a common computer motherboard manufactured by Intel. Update now to fix problems such as frequent crashing, computer shuts off unexpectedly, no audio or no video, or a blank screen on start up. Our archive contains recent Windows 11 and Windows 10 drivers that match this device. Older operating systems like Windows 8 are also supported. Visitors have downloaded matching drivers over 74,452 times with an aggregate rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Find the best version below that matches your operating system. We use the latest anti-virus and anti-malware technology to make downloading safe and worry-free.

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Why Update Intel 8 Series C220 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller BIOS / Motherboard Drivers

Updating motherboard drivers is important for several reasons:

  1. Compatibility: Updated drivers ensure that your motherboard is compatible with the latest hardware and software, preventing potential conflicts and issues.

  2. Performance: Driver updates often include performance enhancements and optimizations that can improve your system's overall speed and stability.

  3. Bug fixes: Manufacturers release driver updates to address known bugs and issues, ensuring that your motherboard functions properly and reliably.

  4. Security: Driver updates may include security patches to address vulnerabilities, protecting your system from potential exploits.

  5. New features: Updated drivers may introduce new features and functionality that enhance your motherboard's capabilities and user experience.

  6. Stability: By keeping your motherboard drivers up to date, you can minimize the risk of system crashes, freezes, and other stability issues.

  7. Hardware support: As new hardware components are released, updated motherboard drivers ensure that your system can properly recognize and utilize these devices.

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How to Install Drivers

Once you download your new driver, then you need to install it. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

Install Drivers Manually With Device Manager

  • Open the Start menu and type "Device Manager" in the search bar. Click on Device Manager when it appears in the search results.

  • In the Device Manager window, locate the device for which you want to install or update the driver. You can find devices under their respective categories, such as Display adapters, Sound, Video and Game Controllers, or Network adapters.

  • Right-click on the device and select Update driver from the context menu.

  • In the next window, choose: Browse my computer for driver software

  • Click on the Browse button and navigate to the location where you saved the downloaded driver files. Select the appropriate driver file and click OK. Then, click Next to begin the installation process.

  • After the installation is complete, you may be prompted to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. Save any open work and click Yes to restart your device.

  • Once your computer restarts, the newly installed or updated driver should be active, and your device should function properly with the latest driver software.

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Install Drivers Automatically

Many device drivers are not updated through the Microsoft Windows Update service. If you are having trouble finding the right driver, stop searching and fix driver problems faster with the Automatic Driver Update Utility. Automatic updates could save you hours of time.

The Driver Update Utility automatically finds, downloads and installs the right driver for your hardware and operating system. It will Update all of your drivers in just a few clicks, and even backup your drivers before making any changes.

  • Once you download and run the utility, it will check for out-of-date or missing drivers:

  • When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. You can update individual drivers, or all of the necessary drivers with one click: Intel 8 Series C220 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller Driver Update Utility Results

More Resources

If you have had recent crashes, power outages, viruses or other computer problems, it is likely that your drivers may have become damaged. Browse the list above to find the driver that matches your device hardware. To see more matches, use our custom driver search engine to find the exact driver.

Visit the Intel website for the latest drivers, or to find the best driver for your specific model and Windows version.

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