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Windows 7: Shared Graphics Memory

19 Feb 2009   #1
thescreensavers

Windows 7
 
 
Shared Graphics Memory

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Display adapter type ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 (Prerelease - WDDM 1.1) Total available graphics memory 1278 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 512 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
Shared system memory 766 MB
Display adapter driver version 8.56.1.4
Primary monitor resolution 1280x800
DirectX version DirectX 10
I have an issue were its dedicating 766mb to my Graphics card. My Graphics card already has a good amount of Memory, and I am having Issues, when I play games that I get to 95% memory usage. So it starts using page file = Slow comp!

Can any one help?


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19 Feb 2009   #2
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thescreensavers View Post
I have an issue were its dedicating 766mb to my Graphics card. My Graphics card already has a good amount of Memory, and I am having Issues, when I play games that I get to 95% memory usage. So it starts using page file = Slow comp!

Can any one help?
Hi thescreensavers and welcome to the forum!

You can adjust the shared memory to your graphics in your BIOS settings

Let us know how it turns out for yah
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19 Feb 2009   #3
win7

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64
 
 

Im suprised it goes that high, i think my options are 64mb, 128mb, 256mb, 512mb..

I have it set to 128mb on a 128mb card.. so 256mb in total.
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19 Feb 2009   #4
thescreensavers

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NosferatuX View Post
Hi thescreensavers and welcome to the forum!

You can adjust the shared memory to your graphics in your BIOS settings

Let us know how it turns out for yah
There is no Bios Setting that's the problem!!


I have a toshiba A-300
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19 Feb 2009   #5
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

How much memory have you got in your system?
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19 Feb 2009   #6
thescreensavers

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dwarf View Post
How much memory have you got in your system?
2gigs

I just ordered 4 gigs, but just wondering if its possible to change it
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19 Feb 2009   #7
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thescreensavers View Post
There is no Bios Setting that's the problem!!


I have a toshiba A-300
During boot press F2. That should let you go in to your BIOS settings
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19 Feb 2009   #8
thescreensavers

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NosferatuX View Post
During boot press F2. That should let you go in to your BIOS settings

I know how to get into the Bios. There is just no Bios Setting to change the size.
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19 Feb 2009   #9
NosferatuX

Windows 7 Build 7048 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thescreensavers View Post
2gigs

I just ordered 4 gigs, but just wondering if its possible to change it
Please provide the exact model number of your Toshiba laptop. Its found under the laptop on the white or gray sticker. It should say Toshiba A300-??????

Thanks
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19 Feb 2009   #10
thescreensavers

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NosferatuX View Post
Please provide the exact model number of your Toshiba laptop. Its found under the laptop on the white or gray sticker. It should say Toshiba A300-??????

Thanks
It just says A300 and my invoice does not list it either.
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