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by Dinesh Thakur Category: Memory

A high speed expansion slot introduced by Intel to speed up 3D graphics operations in Pentium based PCs. AGP provides a 32-bit wide POINT-TO-POINT data channel that enables a graphics card's processor to directly access the PC's system memory, bypassing the PCI system bus and the main CPU- bulky graphics data such as texture maps can be delivered straight to the GRAPHICS PROCESSOR at up to 533megabits per second (Mbps).

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Dinesh ThakurDinesh Thakur holds an B.SC (Computer Science), MCSE, MCDBA, CCNA, CCNP, A+, SCJP certifications. Dinesh authors the hugely popular Computer Notes blog. Where he writes how-to guides around Computer fundamental , computer software, Computer programming, and web apps. For any type of query or something that you think is missing, please feel free to contact us.

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