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Graphics Card RAM Question

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 31, 2012 12:53:09 AM

Why do games have to use both your normal computer ram and your graphics cards VRAM? Why doesn't it just use the VRAM as it is faster?
a c 1406 U Graphics card
October 31, 2012 1:57:52 AM

Because the Vram is only used by the GPU to process the image to display it on the screen, the system ram is used for the program (game).