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Windows 7: What Does Shared Graphics Memory Mean?

16 Feb 2010   #1
lsufrontier

Windows 7
 
 
What Does Shared Graphics Memory Mean?

I have an HP laptop with an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD with shared graphics memory. I was wondering what this meant. Whenever running the windows experience index my complex graphics score is the lowest. Thanks


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16 Feb 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello,

Quote:
In computer architecture, Shared Memory Architecture (SMA) refers to a design where the graphics chip does not have its own dedicated memory, and instead shares the main system RAM with the CPU and other components.
Source: Wikipedia.com

Hope this helps,
~JK
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16 Feb 2010   #3
lsufrontier

Windows 7
 
 

It does. Thanks
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