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Windows 7: Can I increase the memory dedicated to my graphics card?

20 Oct 2012   #1
badzad31

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
Can I increase the memory dedicated to my graphics card?

I don't know a whole lot about dealing with stuff like this so any help would be very appreciated. For my graphics card, it says it is an Intel G33/G31 Express Chipset Family. I know it has 64 MB dedicated to it and I'm not sure if I can increase that or if I have to buy a graphics card. As I said, any help would be greatly appreciated.


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20 Oct 2012   #2
tman69

win7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

only way to increase dedicated graphics memory is to buy a graphics card with more memory
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20 Oct 2012   #3
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Need to get a card with more memory, can't add more memory to a video card
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20 Oct 2012   #4
badzad31

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

So, would a lack of enough dedicated memory make a game lag really bad because that is the only thing on my computer that isn't up to the game's required specs.
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20 Oct 2012   #5
tman69

win7 ultimate 32bit
 
 

"So, would a lack of enough dedicated memory make a game lag really bad because that is the only thing on my computer that isn't up to the game's required specs."


YES
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20 Oct 2012   #6
badzad31

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

There's no way to dedicate more RAM other than buying a new card? That sucks. Thanks for the help though.
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20 Oct 2012   #7
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Yeah if you to little bit of memory,it can make games lag. Get a video card with 1gb of memory,more then enough. Um to run games nicely though you would have to spend around at least $90usd and that's at minimum. Something like a hd 6670 with 1gb should be ok for games at resolution of 1680x1050 without aa .It would average around 30-45fps without aa. Um you could spend more for a better card if you want to but only if your going to play higher resloutions with really high settings. For $90 card it runs pretty good,this guy is running it with that card,also make sure before geting another card,that your power supply is at least 400w+ around 450w from a trusted quality brand like corsair and that you at least got a duo core cpu and 3-4 gb ram and it should run pretty good.
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20 Oct 2012   #8
badzad31

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Well, I'm not looking to play some amazing game with insane graphics. This really is a problem because I'm trying to play FTL: Faster Than Light and I can get the visual to pop up, but it's crazy laggy.
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20 Oct 2012   #9
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

If it's just for simple things like working on your computer and simple games in 2d and really low requierments then any $40-50 card should be ok.You can get a 5450 for 35$usd on amazon.
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20 Oct 2012   #10
badzad31

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Okay. Thanks a lot for the help.
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