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Windows 7: Low Dedicated Video RAM

08 Mar 2012   #1
bitzaxp90

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Low Dedicated Video RAM

So I have a laptop with 2,2 GB video memory. And ingame only 512mb is used, and as it says on Can You Run It, only 512 mb of dedicated video RAM... how can i make this like.. 1 GB? Would it at least help at something? Please help.


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08 Mar 2012   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

bitzaxp90, welcome to the Seven Forums.

This is where that 2.2 GB of video memory is coming from,

Video Memory Virtualization - A Brief Guide

As for using it, all things considering that is the last thing you want to happen as it can and will cause slowdowns as it won't be as fast as the dedicated memory on the video card. The only way to go from 512 MB of memory on the card to 1 GB is to buy a card that has 1 GB on it.
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