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What kind of device would you expect to see connected to an AGP interface?

A) Wireless access point

B) Printer

C) Video connection

D) Ethernet port

E) Flux capacitor

The answer: C) Video connection

An accelerated graphics port (AGP) is used on older systems to add enhanced video adapters. Because the AGP interface has a dedicated connection to the computer’s processor, the video adapter doesn’t have to share bandwidth across the slower PCI bus.

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The modularity of adapter cards has provided us with an infinite number of expansion options for our PCs. In this video, you’ll learn the basics of adapter card installation and the fundamentals of device driver installation.