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AGP memory

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D3DPOOL_DEFAULT—The default memory pool instructs Direct3D to place the resource in the memory that is best suited for the resource type and its usage. This may be video memory, AGP memory, or system memory. it from Introduction.To.3D.Game.Programming.With.DirectX.9.0 what is AGP memory?

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AGP Memory is a part of your system memory that can access from the GPU in a fast way. It is useful for data that is calculated from the CPU but then need to be draw from the GPU.

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Original post by Demirug
AGP Memory is a part of your system memory that can access from the GPU in a fast way. It is useful for data that is calculated from the CPU but then need to be draw from the GPU.


where is it? what size can it be used? does it has the same size to system memory?

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AGP memory is named after the AGP bus. These days most computers use PCI Express, but the same idea remains -- an area of system memory that's accessible by the graphics card.

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