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Solved Dedicated system memory for graphics card

brummyfan

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#1
Hi
I am upgrading the memory to 2GB from 1GB, could someone please tell me whether I can change the Dedicated system memory from 64MB to 128 MB or just leave it as it is. I have attached the current info.

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Hello Brummy,

Since it appears to be a integrated graphics chip, then you may be able to adjust how much dedicated system memory you want to use in BIOS for it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
 

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Dwarf

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Hi brummyfan,

I don't think that you can change this (unless the option is there in your BIOS - check the manual).

Dedicated graphics memory refers to memory that is included on a graphics card, whereas Dedicated system memory refers to memory that is assigned to an onboard graphics solution.

The Total available graphics memory is made up of Shared system memory and either of the above, depending upon whether you are using built-in graphics or a graphics card.

When you increase your main system memory, it is possible that the amount of Shared system memory will increase, but that depends on the system architecture and options available in your BIOS.
 

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brummyfan

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Thank you guys, your detailed information much appreciated.
 

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Brink

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You're welcome Brummy. :)
 

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