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    Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    What was that really long slot in the early 90s? It's not PCI or AGP...Forgot the name of it...

    EDIT: Is it an ISA slot??

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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    ISA...blk and PCI

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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    Quote Originally Posted by EH100501AC
    What was that really long slot in the early 90s? It's not PCI or AGP...Forgot the name of it...

    EDIT: Is it an ISA slot??
    Perhaps you're thinking of Vesa Local Bus or VLB? Seemed like a nice idea at the time, but didn't last long.

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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    EISA slot was before PCI,

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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    Quote Originally Posted by Robaire
    Perhaps you're thinking of Vesa Local Bus or VLB? Seemed like a nice idea at the time, but didn't last long.
    from memory vesa LB was a brown slot similar to AGP in colour in fact it was two slots in line, it was intended for graphics and I/O when that was off the motherboard. I had a 486 DX33 VLB mobo with two VLB, and 3 ISA two at 16bit and one at 8bit. The latter were of course black.

    PCI killed off VLB after about one year, so much for early adopters. Both were designed for 32bit computing but PCI was better.
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    Re: Before AGP and PCI slots there was what?

    Quote Originally Posted by AndyR
    from memory vesa LB was a brown slot similar to AGP in colour in fact it was two slots in line, it was intended for graphics and I/O when that was off the motherboard. I had a 486 DX33 VLB mobo with two VLB, and 3 ISA two at 16bit and one at 8bit. The latter were of course black.

    PCI killed off VLB after about one year, so much for early adopters. Both were designed for 32bit computing but PCI was better.
    I think that's what it is but I checked pictures of ISA and it looks like that too...I honestly don't remember but thanks guys.

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