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How to share ram memory to video memory

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April 19, 2011 6:36:36 PM

i need some to help me on how to do this i have a acer aspire one D255E n455. when i see in the bios only 8mb in video memory 2gb on my ram i want to share my ram memory to video memory i ask also if 8mb in video memory are fix or i can shae it more from my ram memory pls help me on how to do this to make my video memory hihger than 8 mb thank you

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April 19, 2011 7:26:32 PM

Hello robertmols67;

Your Intel GMA 3150 graphics can use up to 384MB of RAM if you're using WinXP or 256MB of RAM if you're using Windows 7. You probably have Win7 Starter?

You make the change to the amount of VRAM in BIOS.

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April 19, 2011 7:33:19 PM

WR2 said:
Hello robertmols67;

Your Intel GMA 3150 graphics can use up to 384MB of RAM if you're using WinXP or 256MB of RAM if you're using Windows 7. You probably have Win7 Starter?

You make the change to the amount of VRAM in BIOS.


Shouldn't it be doing it on it's own as resources are needed?
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April 19, 2011 8:10:19 PM

I'm guessing the OP had already made some changes in BIOS.
It's usually set to use around 112MB as default from what I read.
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April 20, 2011 10:30:32 PM

so ur advise is use win7 starte or win xp to gain more share to my video as of now i using win 7 professional pls understand my english hope u more advise from u thanks
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April 21, 2011 11:03:13 AM

Reboot your computer; hold down the "DEL" key during the re-boot. This should enter the BIOS of the computer. Once in the BIOS you need to located the setting for video card. Change the setting from the 8Mb you see, I assume during messages shown during a normal boot up sequence, to something like 128Mb. Exit the BIOS being sure to Save Changes.

No need to change operating systems, Win XP Pro is fine. (it was only mentioned to determine what limits were on size of shared video memory setting)

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May 2, 2011 12:22:16 AM

i do that but i cant change the value of video card only show that 8mb only never be change
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May 26, 2011 3:59:13 PM

exactly the same problem is with me!!!!!!

i change dthe AGP size to 256 what does that mean ????
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September 11, 2012 6:10:45 AM

robertmols67 said:
i need some to help me on how to do this i have a acer aspire one D255E n455. when i see in the bios only 8mb in video memory 2gb on my ram i want to share my ram memory to video memory i ask also if 8mb in video memory are fix or i can shae it more from my ram memory pls help me on how to do this to make my video memory hihger than 8 mb thank you




download the driver for u GMAs or other which manufacture by intel.. if u using intel GMA 3150 www.intel.com follow the instillation instruction to avoid mistake..
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September 11, 2012 6:14:01 AM

and i want to increase my GMAs VRAM how to increase what step to i increase the VRAM
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