Standards compliance: : PC 99
, WfM 1.1a/2.0, ACPI 1.0, DMI 2.0, WBEM, CIM, WMI, PXE 2.0, BIS, RIS, EFI, SDG 3.0
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.
You can find the PC 99 System Design Guide at http://www.pcdesguide.org/pc99/default.htm.
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 6.0 initiatives.
The chip is compatible with PC 99
, Direct X 7.0, OpenGL 1.2 and Windows 2000.
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 6.0 initiatives.
The "PC 99
System Design Guide" calls for the following features or minimum performance levels (among others) in the typical office desktop configuration to be delivered in or after the fourth quarter of 1999
calls for manufacturers to remove all ISA bus and device components and standardise on PCI.
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.