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Windows 7: Can Dedicated Video Ram be increased?

24 May 2012   #1
NeedHelp101

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Can Dedicated Video Ram be increased?

I currently have a dell Inspiron n7010. I checked to see if I could run Diablo III, and found that I lack the Dedicated Video Ram of 256MB. My current dedicated Video Ram is 64MB. My Graphics card is Intel(r) HD Graphics. After reading several sites, it appears that this graphic card is impossible to upgrade, so I was hoping I might be bale to increase the dedicated ram so I could install Diablo III.

My apologies if this has been answered previously. I would gladly read the original thread if someone posts a link to it.


Thank you for your help!


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24 May 2012   #2
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Unless there is an option in the bios to increase the amount of system ram allocated to the graphics, not much you can do.
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