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direct memory execute
Last modified: Friday, October 29, 2004 

Direct Memory Execute (Abbreviated as DIME; also called AGP texturing) is an important feature of AGP. It allows video cards to access your systems main memory for texture mapping rather than pre-loading the texture data to the graphics card's memory.

See Also AGP , and Video memory.

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