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Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / April 18, 2008 4:43 AM PDT

How much video memory does your graphics card have?

16MB or less (Integrated or dedicated and what type?)
32MB (Integrated or dedicated and what type?)
64MB (Integrated or dedicated and what type?)
128MB (Integrated or dedicated and what type?)
256MB (Integrated or dedicated and what type?)
512MB (What type?)
1GB or more (Nice! What type?)
I have no idea

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Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have?
by quandary121 / April 18, 2008 11:40 AM PDT

i have 2 512 sticks of memory, I dont know what make they are, they came with my dell dimension 5000 when i brought it, It was a special offer at the time good for me eh!!

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Video card memory
by jaytmoon / April 18, 2008 12:50 PM PDT

Hi Quandary121,
they are talking about Video card memory, not system board memory.
Its an easy thing to get confused with...

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Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have?
by dlsears / April 18, 2008 11:49 AM PDT

512 MB of dedicated video memory -- AGP card, cheap here in Taiwan.

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by theprince_8 / May 20, 2008 5:50 AM PDT

hy i just want to know what type do u have and how much it costs in taiwan

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RE: Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have
by kstenbch / April 18, 2008 12:02 PM PDT

My computer has 2048 or 2 GB of RAM and 256 MB of dedicated memory on an AGP card. I wanted to buy a cheap graphics card & 128 & 256 cost almost the same on NewEgg.com.

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video memory does your graphics card have
by jaytmoon / April 18, 2008 12:47 PM PDT

BFG 8800GTS 640MB ddr2 ram
Not on the selection list
Great card for me (till the GT models came out)

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Graphics Card
by retups / April 18, 2008 1:19 PM PDT

I have a Sony that I put a 256 AGP card in, and 2 Mb of memory.Games want to lock up,so I thought I would move up to a 512.
I found out I only have a 200 watt power supply and it did not have the power to run the bigger 512 card. I was informed I couldn't go any higher on the power because Sony will not let me. So when people say you can run this or that kind of video card, don't forget to tell them to read the side of the box to see how much power they need, and know how much you have in your computer.

Joe

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Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have?
by tripon bogdy / April 18, 2008 2:10 PM PDT

hy sory but my english is not so good my grafik card is leadtek px 7300GT THH Extreme with 520/1400 mh DDRAM 3 128 mb

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(NT) ATI Radeon X1600 PRO w/ 512 MB of video memory.
by sbill / April 18, 2008 3:03 PM PDT
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Video Memory
by Darkside459 / April 18, 2008 3:13 PM PDT

I bought my AMD Dual Core Gateway back in March 06 and had an Nvidia Geforce 6600 with 256mb PCI-E16x put in and ran FEAR pretty well, Ran a whole lot better than the integrated video I can till you that. A friend of mine gotten FEAR when he saw how Badd A$$ the game was, and it ran $hitty as hell cause he don't have an Video Card that support it. Since my video card is outdated, it still could run pretty must anything you can throw at it.. GUYS!! it really does make a whole lot difference, invest in a good Video Card. If money is an issue, I prefer getting an Nvidia Geforce 7900gtx. Pretty sure the price went down.

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graphics card
by whiskey63 / April 18, 2008 4:04 PM PDT

running a geforce 8500gt 512mb,plus on board memory,nvidia sli,3d interface,direct 10,not running the dual-link 512 does the job just fine,awesome performance,i would not run anything less, more would be better!!!If you are running high resolution,games,and want true to life 3D characters and environments this card works great at a resonable price.Have a dual core base with a fast processor makes the whole thing run like a dream!!!

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256meg Radeon X800 Pro(PCI express x16)
by axekick / April 18, 2008 6:29 PM PDT

Unfortunately I purchased it shortly after it was released at a premium price. However, it has served me well since and I have got my money's worth ouf of this card and am still quite content with it.

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256MB
by rhen84 / April 18, 2008 7:11 PM PDT

256MB DDR2 128bit /ATI Mobility Radeon X2500/

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memory
by pablouk1 / April 18, 2008 7:48 PM PDT

8800 GTX with 768
Plus 4 gigs of Ram in the machine

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video memory
by davidwheeler / April 18, 2008 8:24 PM PDT
In reply to: memory

NVIDIA geForce 8600 GT with 256 Mb integrated memory

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nvidia geforce 8500 series
by barspinboy / April 24, 2008 10:43 PM PDT
In reply to: video memory

im using right now was a nvidia geforce 512 mb 256 bit pci-e graphic card and im so happy i play a pc game which loading screen is so fast cant say or ask for more

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by CMN240967 / April 18, 2008 8:22 PM PDT

Nvidia GeForce 8600 gts, 2GB for me Happy

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Video memory
by t22piggy / April 19, 2008 12:43 AM PDT

128MB on the GeForce card.

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512
by F_demon / April 19, 2008 1:09 AM PDT

Gainward Nvidia Geforce 8800GT Bliss 'Golden Sample' 512mb.

Good looking card, cools good, and is sufficient for gaming on a 24" screen.

At the time I bought it (january Silly ) there wasn't any card that performed significantly better with 1GB.

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224MB Intel GMA 945
by Ed-duh-win / April 19, 2008 5:24 AM PDT

Title says it all. It's a laptop.

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Poll: How much video memory does your graphics card have?
by eagle0 / April 19, 2008 6:35 AM PDT

SAPPHIRE 100218L Radeon HD 2600XT 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card Purchased at NewEgg with a $20 rebate. Great HD graphics and gaming is a breeze.

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this poll needs some corrections
by dredick1981 / April 19, 2008 8:16 AM PDT

need to add 320MB 640MB 768MB

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How much video memory?
by geofbrewer / April 19, 2008 9:58 AM PDT

It depends upon the system. I have an older Compaq Presario that came with a GeForce2 MX video adapter with 32 MB. I replaced it for a short time with a better one that had 128 MB. Don't remember the brand. It was defective. Went back to the old one. Don't do much gaming. I have a Dell castoff with a new motherboard and a 5600 video adapter, 256 MB. Got that for Halo. I have an Acer 3620 with 64 MB.

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NIVIDA 9600
by annacide / April 20, 2008 12:14 AM PDT

I have running in my windows ult a shinny new nivida 9600 with 1g on borad. This means and hafelife2 max setting and bioshock in max settings run smothly and flawless. If you have 200+ and getting a pic-e 2.0 mobo get this line of cards. also note if u have a ps3 u also got nivida gen 9 card in it also.

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video memory
by bluebery / April 20, 2008 12:53 AM PDT

I have a dell inspiron 8600 laptop
It's video card is 64MB NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 Go Card

I assume this means I have 64Mb dedicated video memory. I'd like to know how to chose another card and no it is compatible with my system.

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pro'ly should stick with what you have
by squirtlewa / May 12, 2008 2:21 AM PDT
In reply to: video memory

Changing graphics cards on a laptop takes some heroic doing, not the easy drop-in-the-case it is for desktops. They have to be engineered to fit/work in the tiny space afforded by laptops.

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integrated 128M
by welrdelr / April 20, 2008 2:12 AM PDT

The type that makes pretty pictures

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Interesting Topic and responses
by Ozzie / April 20, 2008 2:48 AM PDT

I have an Asus HD 3870 X2 with 1gb of DDR3 memory.

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512MB on an ATI 2600HD
by 7aji88 / April 20, 2008 2:53 AM PDT

it works nicely for games, and it seems fair compared to 2gb for my system RAM. What amazes me is that some very high end workstations cards have 2GB video memory Shocked !! I mean WOW. I remember the days when my system's memory was 128MB and my video card had 8MB...

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My 64bit System
by khuss66 / April 20, 2008 3:28 AM PDT

...uses 4 x 2gb DDR3. I also run dual video cards with 512mb DDR3 each.

It runs great Silly

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