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.
What this suggests is that Microsoft might be better off featuring the hardware recommendations of the PC 99 System Design Guide.
The WHQL logo, indicates PC 99 compatibility for a product installed and used under the Windows platform.
The RIVA TNT2 meets all the requirements of the mainstream PC graphics market and Microsoft's PC 98, PC 99 and DirectX 6.
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.
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.
The jointly authored PC 99 System Design Guide was scheduled to be posted on the PC 99 Web sites on June 15, 1998.
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.