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Windows 7: What Does Shared Graphics Memory Mean?

16 Feb 2010   #1

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

Windows 7 Professional x64


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.

Hope this helps,
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16 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7

It does. Thanks
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