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January 23, 2013 6:53:30 PM

Hello, I'm looking to buy a computer and the one i'm looking at has mobile intel hd video card With shared video memory of 64-1696mb. I'll have 8gb of ram preinstalled. I've read somethings about shared video memory and it seems like this set up sucks for gaming. My question is if I upgrade to 16gb of ram will this help with the graphics games?

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Toshiba+-+Satellite+17.3%26...

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a c 92 U Graphics card
January 23, 2013 6:58:25 PM

integrated graphic sucks for gaming. get one with mobile graphic
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a b U Graphics card
January 23, 2013 6:58:31 PM

No, it won't help. (Going from 8 to 16g)

The problem is the internal grapghics (Intel HD). They are just pretty weak. Maxing out the shared memory at over a gig is better than using the bare minimum, but the internal GPU is what's really holding you back.
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January 23, 2013 7:06:00 PM

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