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AGP Video Pipelining

One performance enhancing benefit of AGP is its ability to pipeline requests for data. Pipelining was first used by modern processors as a way to improve performance by letting the sequential parts of tasks overlap; see here for a full description of how it works. With AGP, the video chipset can use a similar technique when requesting information from memory, which improves performance.

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