Ahead Systems, Inc.

Ahead Systems were an early graphics chipset manufacturer in the mid-to-late 1980s. Their V5000 VGA chipset was popular with graphics card vendors such as Iris and AVGA.

 

VGA Wizard [Deluxe]

Launched: 1989
Chipset: Ahead V5000-50PC-B
Bus: 16-bit ISA
Memory: 256 KB, 512 KB or 1 MB
Part #:
Price: $199 (256 KB), $259 (512 KB) or $449 (1 MB)

The Deluxe suffix was reserved for the 1 MB version. Compatible with VGA, EGA, CGA, Hercules and MDA standards.

 

V5000-50-PC-B

Launched: ?
Chipset: Ahead V5000-50PC-B
Bus: 16-bit ISA
Memory: 256 KB
Part #:
Price: ?
FCC ID: FWJ4ANVGAWIZ