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Windows 7: XP & 7 Ultimate x86[32bit] video card issues...

18 Jan 2011   #1
markhilljanobas

windows 7 ultimate x86, windows xp pro x86
 
 
XP & 7 Ultimate x86[32bit] video card issues...

i have installed dual boot with my pc XP 32bit and 7 Ult 32bit and a PCIE ait radeon x1600 with 512Mb memory..

problem is when i boot with 7 my video graphic card in "dxdiag" registers about 1200+ of memory while when i boot with windows xp with drivers loaded it only stays with 512Mb of memory. is there a way to make it reach up to 1200Mb of memory same as Seven[7]?

please help..


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18 Jan 2011   #2
Johnathan Lyman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Given the ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 shares RAM with your OS, the short answer is no.

This is nothing to worry about, in my opinion. When in Windows 7, it looks like dxdiag calculates the chip if it were to share with your RAM. In XP, it does not.
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19 Jan 2011   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

This should help explain it,

Video Memory Virtualization - A Brief Guide
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19 Jan 2011   #4
markhilljanobas

windows 7 ultimate x86, windows xp pro x86
 
 

i guess so...... coz ive googled all sorts of answer and nothing is coming up... guess ihave to update my vga.. big thanxx john and 13
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