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  1. The AGP Slot Presented by… Patrick Curtin James Dieteman Christopher Sanford 1

  2. History of the AGP Slot • Developed by Intel • Began twice as fast as previously used PCI slot • First released in 1997 • PCI cards are still available, but AGP is the current standard 2

  3. What the AGP Slot Does • Specifically designed for 3D video acceleration and video playback • Communicates directly with processor and main memory • Has access to main memory 3

  4. How the AGP Slot Works • Transfers data on both the rising and falling edges of a clock pulse • No need to pre-cache data into the card’s local memory • Accesses main memory using both pipelining and sideband addressing 4

  5. Evolution of the AGP Slot 5

  6. End of the AGP Slot? • 8x is the last AGP improvement • Intel plans to phase the AGP slot out starting in 2005 • To be replaced by “PCI Express” 6

  7. The End Presentation brought to you by… James Dieteman Patrick Curtin Christopher Sanford 7