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MY Graphics Card and what Bios Says!! Question

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
December 18, 2006 2:00:06 AM

Ok i have a 9800 PRO 120mb..i was in my bios recently and i noticed the following:

VIA AGP Chipset Configuration
APG Mode AGP 8x
GRaphics Aperture Size 64mb

I didnt change it just incase its suppose to be like that..but Shouldnt it be 128mb? Should i change it? Has this been cutting my Graphics card speed in half?

Thanks in advance,

December 18, 2006 3:15:56 PM

The aperature size is the amount of ram you want to share with your videocard. Say you ran BF2, with the textures on max, this would use your on-board video ram and start using your 64mb of main ram set by the aperature in the bios.
I would set it to 128 to give you the full 256 effect - as you have a good amount of system ram. As far as performance, it may boost it a frame or two considering you system ram is fast, but nothing to an extreme. May get rid of some game stuttering if you have it.
December 18, 2006 9:45:19 PM

Thanks for the info and advice!
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