Vram

Quick question: Is VRAM is same as dedicated RAM in a graphics card? here is what I mean by dedicated RAM... AMD Radeon 6870 "1GB"
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  1. Yes. (I think laptops somehow share vram between GPU and system RAM, but don't worry about it for desktops)
  2. Yup you got it. The memory amount in the title/description of the card is the amount of vram (Video RAM) that the card has. Video RAM = dedicated RAM when talking about graphics cards.
  3. The memory on a video card is called v-ram, dedicated and just plain memory. Because the memory on a video card is srictly for the card to use for the display and the operating system does not have access to it.
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