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Windows 7: How to Increase my dedicated video ram ?

15 Nov 2012   #1
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 
How to Increase my dedicated video ram ?

Hello this is my first post anyway I wanted to play chivalary medieval warfare and my dedicated video ram is so low although I have
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
CPU
Intel Core i7 2670QM @ 2.20GHz 46 C
Sandy Bridge 32nm Technology
RAM
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
Motherboard
TOSHIBA PEQAA (CPU 1)
Graphics
Generic PnP Monitor (1366x768@60Hz)
Intel HD Graphics Family
Hard Drives
699GB Hitachi HTS547575A9E384 (SATA) 31 C
Optical Drives
TSSTcorp CDDVDW SN-208AB
Audio
Realtek High Definition Audio
How to increase my dedicated video ram ? thank you


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15 Nov 2012   #2
Chalky Emultion

 

Hello Shaboury, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to increase your video ram in your computer BIOS. Take a look on it.
Anyway, the minimum graphics requirements for this game are:

ATI Radeon 3870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT or higher, with 512MB VRAM.

These are old dedicated high-end dedicated graphics cards, but they should work good with today games, maybe with some compromises between graphics quality and performance.
I'm saying this to you because you have an integrated graphics card, which is not designed to play heavy graphics games (in this case, Chivalary: Medieval Warfare).
You have the Intel Graphics HD 3000 integrated GPU, which is comparable to a Radeon HD 5450 and a GeForce GT 9400, which are low-end dedicated graphics cards. Integrated graphics card are NOT designed for gaming.

I'm not sure your integraded GPU can handle this game.

What type of issues are you experiencing?
And, is your game copy an original one?
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15 Nov 2012   #3
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

It's a relief to hear your answer well i didnt download it yet and from what i've read i can share my ram with the dedicated video ram and i cant really use my bios i only want to share 600 Mg bite maximum to my dedicated video ram thanks for your quick reply Sir
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16 Nov 2012   #4
Chalky Emultion

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shaboury View Post
It's a relief to hear your answer well i didnt download it yet and from what i've read i can share my ram with the dedicated video ram and i cant really use my bios i only want to share 600 Mg bite maximum to my dedicated video ram thanks for your quick reply Sir
But you won't download it, true? I'm telling it to you because in this forum piracy is not admitted....

Anyway, don't expect to play these games with a playable framerate. some of them could not start too.

In your BIOS, in Advanced settings or in Chipset settings, you should find the settings which let you change the dedicated video memory...

What is your actual video RAM amount?
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16 Nov 2012   #5
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

My dedicated video ram is 64 mgb and my Ram is 8.0Gb
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16 Nov 2012   #6
Chalky Emultion

 

...in this case, increasing a little your video RAM will help running some applications, but don't expect a big performance increase. 512 MB should be OK for your video card.

have you re-checked in BIOS if there are these options?
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16 Nov 2012   #7
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Ok When i press tab when starting up it brings the windows boot settings not the bios menu and in the windows boot settings it says choose an operating system to start with And i choose between windwos 7 ( my only operating system)and there is tools which is memory diagnostic and i check it and it starts scanning after the scanning the computer starts normally
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16 Nov 2012   #8
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Shaboury View Post
Ok When i press tab when starting up it brings the windows boot settings not the bios menu and in the windows boot settings it says choose an operating system to start with And i choose between windwos 7 ( my only operating system)and there is tools which is memory diagnostic and i check it and it starts scanning after the scanning the computer starts normally
Never mind This i fixed it But i cant find the setting that you mentioned
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16 Nov 2012   #9
Chalky Emultion

 

when you start your computer, press "ESC" or "F2" (or other keys, like "F5", depending of your pc) and you will enter in the bios. In the bios, with your keyboard arrows, navigate in it and search for an option called "video RAM", "shared memory" or similar.

If you give me the exact model name of your laptop, I can help you more.
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16 Nov 2012   #10
Shaboury

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

It's Toshiba Satellite P755
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