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EXAM CRAM™ 2 Windows XP Professional by Dan Balter, Derek Melber

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Glossary

A (address) resource record

A resource record used to map a Domain Name System (DNS) domain name to a host Internet Protocol (IP) address on the network.

Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP)

An interface specification (released in August 1997) developed by Intel. AGP is based on the Peripheral Connection Interface (PCI), but is designed especially for the throughput demands of 3D graphics. Rather than using the PCI bus for graphics data, AGP introduces a dedicated point-to-point channel so that the graphics controller can directly access main memory. The AGP channel is 32 bits wide and runs at 66MHz. This translates into a total bandwidth of 266Mbps, as opposed to the PCI bandwidth of 133Mbps. AGP also supports two optional faster modes, with ...

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