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Windows 7: How to Icrease Dedicated Memory

20 Dec 2011   #1
Mado

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to Icrease Dedicated Memory

I found that my dedicated memory only 64 MB which are to small for Gaming
However the same Pc on win XP the vega was 1 GB
and when i try to icrease it from bios it icreased to only 144 MB and this affect using memory and decrease it
so any one can help me
to find a solution




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20 Dec 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mado View Post
I found that my dedicated memory only 64 MB which are to small for Gaming
However the same Pc on win XP the vega was 1 GB
and when i try to icrease it from bios it icreased to only 144 MB and this affect using memory and decrease it
so any one can help me
to find a solution
Dedicated is physically built onto the chipset. Shared uses system meory (ram) and your total is 1695.

You cant change what is built onto the card. If you have a desktop (doubtful) you can add a graphics card. Otherwise your stuck with it.
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20 Dec 2011   #3
Mado

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Dedicated is physically built onto the chipset. Shared uses system meory (ram) and your total is 1695.

You cant change what is built onto the card. If you have a desktop (doubtful) you can add a graphics card. Otherwise your stuck with it.
Thank you I apperciate your effort
but why on win XP on the same pc it was 1024MB
and what you recomend me to use a graphic card e.g. Navidia Thanks again
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20 Dec 2011   #4
Ivan the SoSo

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

What is your budget and what brand and wattage power supply are you using?
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20 Dec 2011   #5
Mado

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

i don not know wattage but it's brand jumbo
my budget lol i need something play the most common games it require e.g navidia 8800
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20 Dec 2011   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The wattage of the PSU is important. Most better graphics cards neeed a lot of power and I doubt that your stock PSU can handle that. It may not even have a spare lead for it. Check into the manual of your PC (it should be available on-line at your PC's manufacturer site) how many Watts the PSU has. You will most likely have to change the PSU when you want to install a graphics card with any reasonable power.
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20 Dec 2011   #7
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Easier to pop the side panel off and read the label on the side of the power supply, then either look it up or post it here and we can look it up.
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20 Dec 2011   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Easier to pop the side panel off and read the label on the side of the power supply, then either look it up or post it here and we can look it up.
Hmm, would not be easier for me. Crawling under the desk, unplugging the wires, dragging the box out and opening it would be too much for an old man - LOL.

Checking on the web is a lot easier.
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20 Dec 2011   #9
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Not if the manufacturer is anything like Dell or HP where all they list in the specs and/or manual for the power supply is what its total wattage is, nothing about amps or anything else.

Unless it is a custom build and the builder provided a detailed list of what was used, the only way to know what is inside as far as the power supply goes is to look at it.
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20 Dec 2011   #10
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Well, I have both Dell and HP boxes and they have the info in the manual. And amps come with the Wattage - no need to worry about that. But everybody has his own ways.
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