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Credit Agreement [Amendment No. 1] - STB Systems Inc. and Bank One Texas NA

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called this "Amendment") is dated as of February 25, 2000, by and among STB
Systems, Inc., a Texas corporation (herein called "Borrower"), Bank One, Texas,
N.A., individually and as agent (herein called "Agent"), and the Lenders
referred to in the Original Agreement described below ("Lenders").

                              W I T N E S S E T H:

        WHEREAS, Borrower, Agent, and Lenders have entered into that certain
Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of December 21, 1999 (as amended,
supplemented, or restated to the date hereof, the "Original Agreement"), for the
purposes and consideration therein expressed, pursuant to which Lenders became
obligated to make loans to Borrower as therein provided; and

        WHEREAS, Borrower, Agent, and Lenders desire to amend the Original
Agreement for the purposes described herein;

        NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual
covenants and agreements contained herein and in the Original Agreement, in
consideration of the loans which may hereafter be made by Lenders to Borrower,
and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of
which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto do hereby agree as follows:

                                   ARTICLE I.

                           Definitions and References

        Section 1.1. Terms Defined in the Original Agreement. Unless the context
otherwise requires or unless otherwise expressly defined herein, the terms
defined in the Original Agreement shall have the same meanings whenever used in
this Amendment.

        Section 1.2. Other Defined Terms. Unless the context otherwise requires,
the following terms when used in this Amendment shall have the meanings assigned
to them in this Section 1.2.

             "Amendment" means this First Amendment to Amended and Restated
        Credit Agreement.

             "Credit Agreement" means the Original Agreement as amended hereby.

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                                   ARTICLE II.


        Section 2.1. Consent. Borrower has informed Agent and Lenders that
Borrower proposes to sell all of the assets (including but not limited to the
assets described in Exhibit A attached hereto and made a part hereof) of the
Specialized Technology Group, which is currently a division of Borrower (the
"STG Division") to The Ogle Group, Inc. (the "Sale") and has requested that each
Lender consent to the Sale. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth
herein, each undersigned Lender hereby (i) consents to the Sale, (ii) waives the
prohibition concerning the sale of the assets of the STG Division under Section
7.5 of the Agreement as it may apply to the Sale, and (iii) waives the
prohibition concerning the limitation on investments in The Ogle Group, Inc.,
under Section 7.7 of the Agreement as it may apply to the Sale, so long as no
Default or Event of Default exists or will occur as a result thereof.

                                  ARTICLE III.

                        Amendments to Original Agreement

        Section 3.1. Limitations on Credit Extensions. Section 7.8 of the
Original Agreement is hereby amended in its entirety to read:

             "Section 7.8. Limitation on Credit Extensions. Except for Permitted
        Investments, no Restricted Person will extend credit, make advances or
        make loans other than (i) normal and prudent extensions of credit to
        customers buying goods and services in the ordinary course of business,
        which extensions shall not be for longer periods than those extended by
        similar businesses operated in a normal and prudent manner, (ii) loans
        to Parent in an aggregate amount not to exceed $25,000,000, which shall
        be evidenced by a promissory note in form and substance acceptable to
        Agent, (iii) purchase money financing by Borrower to The Ogle Group,
        Inc., for the sale of all assets of the Specialized Technology Group
        (formerly a division of Borrower) to The Ogle Group, Inc., which
        financing shall be evidenced by a promissory note, which (A) shall not
        exceed $3,000,000 in principal amount, (B) shall mature in five years or
        less from the date of such sale, (C) shall be in form and substance
        acceptable to Lenders, and (D) shall be subordinate to the obligations
        of The Ogle Group, Inc. to its lenders, on terms acceptable to Lenders,
        and (iv) working capital financing by Borrower to The Ogle Group, Inc.
        (in connection with the sale referenced in (iii) above), which financing
        shall be evidenced by a promissory note which (A) shall not exceed
        $200,000 in principal amount, (B) shall mature in ninety (90) days or
        less from the date of such sale, (C) shall be in form and substance
        acceptable to Lenders, and (D) shall be subordinate to the obligations
        of The Ogle Group, Inc. to its lenders, on terms acceptable to Lenders."

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                                   ARTICLE IV.

                           Conditions of Effectiveness

        Section 4.1. Effective Date. This Amendment shall become effective as of
the Effective Date, when, and only when Agent shall have received, at Agent's
office, and executed by, if applicable, Lenders, Borrower and/or Guarantors, all
of the following documents in form and substance satisfactory to Agent:

             (a) this Amendment;

             (b) a certificate of the Vice President and/or Secretary or
        Assistant Secretary of Borrower dated the date of this Amendment
        certifying: (i) that resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors of
        the Borrower authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this
        Amendment by Borrower; (ii) the names and true signatures of the
        officers of the Borrower authorized to sign this Amendment; and (iii)
        that all of the representations and warranties set forth in Article V
        hereof are true and correct at and as of the time of such effectiveness;

             (c) Consents of existing Guarantors in a form satisfactory to
        Agent; and

             (d) such other supporting documents as Agent may reasonably

                                   ARTICLE V.

                         Representations and Warranties

        Section 5.1. Representations and Warranties of Borrower. In order to
induce each Lender to enter into this Amendment, Borrower represents and
warrants as to itself and each Restricted Person, to Lenders that:

             (a) Except as otherwise provided herein, all representations and
        warranties contained in Article V of the Original Agreement are true on
        and as of the date hereof (except to the extent that the facts upon
        which such representations are based have been changed by transactions
        and events expressly permitted by the Credit Agreement).

             (b) Borrower is duly authorized to execute and deliver this
        Amendment and is and will continue to be duly authorized to borrow
        monies and to perform its obligations under the Credit Agreement. Each
        Restricted Person has duly taken all corporate action necessary to
        authorize the execution and delivery of this Amendment and to authorize
        the performance of the obligations hereunder.

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             (c) The execution and delivery by Borrower of this Amendment, the
        performance by Borrower of its obligations hereunder and the
        consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby do not and will not
        conflict with any provision of law, statute, rule or regulation or of
        the articles of incorporation and bylaws of Borrower, or of any material
        agreement, judgment, license, order or permit applicable to or binding
        upon Borrower, or result in the creation of any lien, charge or
        encumbrance upon any assets or properties of Borrower. Except for those
        which have been obtained, no consent, approval, authorization or order
        of any court or governmental authority or third party is required in
        connection with the execution and delivery by Borrower of this Amendment
        or to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby.

             (d) When duly executed and delivered, each of this Amendment and
        the Credit Agreement will be a legal and binding obligation of Borrower,
        enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as limited by
        bankruptcy, insolvency and similar laws applying to creditors' rights
        generally and by principles of equity applying to creditors' rights

             (e) The Consolidated financial statements of Consolidated Borrower
        dated as of October 31, 1999, fairly present the Consolidated financial
        position at such dates and the Consolidated statement of operations and
        the changes in Consolidated financial position for the periods ending on
        such dates for Consolidated Borrower. Copies of such financial
        statements have heretofore been delivered to Agent. Since October 31,
        1999, no material adverse change has occurred in the financial condition
        or businesses or in the Consolidated financial condition or businesses
        of Consolidated Borrower. Borrower has furnished to Agent reasonable
        good faith estimates of Consolidated Borrower's January 31, 2000,
        quarter-end financial results and the projected financial results by
        quarter for the January 31, 2001, fiscal year of Consolidated Borrower.

                                   ARTICLE VI.


        Section 6.1. Ratification of Agreements. The Original Agreement as
hereby amended is hereby ratified and confirmed in all respects. The Loan
Documents, as they may be amended or affected by the Amendment, are hereby
ratified and confirmed in all respects. Any reference to the Credit Agreement in
any Loan Document shall be deemed to be a reference to the Original Agreement as
hereby amended. The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment
shall not, except as expressly provided herein, operate as a waiver of any
right, power or remedy of Lenders under the Credit Agreement, the Notes, or any
other Loan Document nor constitute a waiver of any provision of the Credit
Agreement, the Notes or any other Loan Document.

        Section 6.2. Survival of Agreements. All representations, warranties,
covenants and agreements of Borrower herein shall survive the execution and
delivery of this Amendment and

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the performance hereof, including without limitation the making or granting of
the Loans and shall further survive until all of the Obligations are paid in
full. All statements and agreements contained in any certificate or instrument
delivered by Borrower or any Restricted Person hereunder or under the Credit
Agreement to any Lender shall be deemed to constitute representations and
warranties by, and/or agreements and covenants of, Borrower under this Amendment
and under the Credit Agreement.

        Section 6.3. Partial Release. Upon consummation of the Sale, Agent
agrees to deliver to Borrower executed Statements of Partial Release of
Financing Statement in the form attached hereto as Exhibit B.

        Section 6.4. Loan Documents. This Amendment is a Loan Document, and all
provisions in the Credit Agreement pertaining to Loan Documents apply hereto.

        Section 6.5. Governing Law. This Amendment shall be governed by and
construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and any applicable
laws of the United States of America in all respects, including construction,
validity and performance.

        Section 6.6. Counterparts. This Amendment may be separately executed in
counterparts and by the different parties hereto in separate counterparts, each
of which when so executed shall be deemed to constitute one and the same
Amendment. This Amendment may be validly executed and delivered by facsimile or
other electronic transmission.


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        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Amendment is executed as of the date first
above written.

                                       STB SYSTEMS, INC.

                                       By:  /s/ BRYAN F. KEYES
                                            Title: Vice President

                                       BANK ONE, TEXAS, N.A.
                                       Agent and Lender

                                       By:   /s/ RICHARD L. ROGERS
                                            Title: Managing Director

                                       COMERICA BANK-TEXAS, Lender

                                       By:   /s/  ROBIN INGRAM