PC 99


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PC 99

The fourth PC 9x specification, which defined the minimum system as a 300 MHz machine with 128KB of L2 cache and two USB ports. Consumer PCs needed 32MB of RAM, and office machines required 64MB. The ISA bus was eliminated. See PC 9x.
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Named after Sir Robert Peel, the original PC 99 (who was born not far from Gigg Lane in Black Pudding country), embarrassingly for Bury, their mascot is fast turning into even more of a bad 'un than Wolfie.
Ecrix Corporation today announced that the VXA-1 tape drive passed Microsoft PC 99 Hardware Design Guide compliance testing for Windows NT(R) Server, Windows 2000 and Windows 98.
The WHQL logo, indicates PC 99 compatibility for a product installed and used under the Windows platform.
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The CS4202's advanced feature set helps enable the design of PC 99 and PC 2001 compliant high-quality audio systems for desktop, portable and entertainment PCs.
The RIVA TNT2 Pro is WHQL certified and meets all the requirements of the mainstream PC graphics market and Microsoft's PC 98, PC 99 and all DirectX 6.
PC 99 calls for manufacturers to remove all ISA bus and device components and standardise on PCI.
Conexant's highly integrated InfoSurge(TM) solution is also the first of its kind to receive Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Lab (WHQL) certification based on PC 99 system design guidelines.
Both products are targeted and optimized for PC-OEM and exceed the requirements of the PC 99 specification.
The WHQL tests for the Windows Logo Program for Hardware are based on guidelines in the PC 98 System Design Guide, PC 99 System Design Guide.
We are starting to see a divergence of the needs of commercial and embedded motherboard users, with a trend away from some legacy features such as ISA support on commercial motherboards, in order to achieve compliance with industry standards such as the PC 99 System Design Guide, co-authored by Microsoft Corp.