Which of these bus architectures is used almost exclusively for video adapters?
A) PCI Express
D) PCI Extended
E) Mini PCI
F) I’ll take any of them, as long as they’ll run Ultra settings
The answer: C) AGP
The AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) bus was the successor to the PCI bus, and it was used almost exclusively by video adapters. PCIe (PCI Express) was quickly accepted by the user community and quickly became the popular replacement for PCI.
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