[svlug] motherboard recommendations

Lord Sauron lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 12:01:21 PST 2006

On 3/22/06, Nick Austin <nick at smartaustin.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 07:46:38PM +0000, Lord Sauron wrote:
> >
> > Yes, most of the time I tend to forget that PCIe/AGP isn't just for
> > graphics.
> Are there any non-graphics AGP cards? I though that AGP was very asymmetric.
> Seems like you can send data to the card through a firehose, but your stuck
> reading data back through a straw.

I don't remember any limitation like that...  I wouldn't be terribly
surprised though.  However, thinking about memory discovery... 
whatever, I'm now starting a tangent so I'll kill it before it's born.

I don't think there was any kind of upstream/downstream limitations
over a AGP bus.

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