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Windows 7: New Graphics Card Has Shared system Memory available.

23 Jun 2016   #1
Teridot

64 bit
 
 
New Graphics Card Has Shared system Memory available.

I Just installed a new graphics Card (GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB WINDFORCE 2X OC EDITION) on windows 7 64 bit with 16 GB system memory. I installed the 4 GB Video card to free up system ram from integrated graphics. Why does it show under advanced display setting shared system memory 2048?
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24 Jun 2016   #2
rvcjew

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64
 
 

That is normal and is not your RAM but your card's VRAM, unless you see "Shared" in the location where mine says 32GB (system RAM) then you have no issues.

Hope this clears it up for you, you might want to also check in your device manager to make sure you have also disabled the on-board GPU in the BIOS.


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24 Jun 2016   #3
Teridot

64 bit
 
 

I did Disable onboard graphics in bios. Sounds like everything is good. Thank you for the reply.
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24 Jun 2016   #4
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Look here too, and I don`t know what to trust in Windows 7, it`s always said DX10 when we know we are using DX11

That snip you guys have posted does not even show the correct amount of dedicated video memory, and mine shows the same. (strange)

It all comes down to your particular motherboard, they all use memory differently.


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