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How Much Mb Is My Videocard?


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#1 Snake_death2

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 06:33 PM

I recently bought a new motherboard with a standaard ATI Radeon Xpress 1200 onboard videocard. I searched the net for a few days now and I can't seem to find how much Mb my videocard is.
If it's lower than 256Mb I'll have to install my old Gforce. But if it IS 256Mb or higher I think there is something wrong, because when I play Call of Duty 2 for example my video preformance is rather low compared to what it was.
The only other thing I can think of is my driver, but I received drivers for the videocard when I bought the motherboard.

So to make a long story short:
1. How much Mb is my videocard? (Or where can I find it on my computer?)
2. If it is higher than 256Mb, what drivers do you recommend? (I prefer speed over quality)

Edited by Snake_death2, 19 January 2008 - 06:35 PM.

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 06:48 PM

my video preformance is rather low compared to what it was.

Onboard video is not going to give you very high performance. What previous video are you comparing it with?

What is the brand and model of the new motherboard?

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#3 Snake_death2

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 06:57 PM

My motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 ATI X1200.
And I'm comparing my onboard videocard with a Gforce 6200 if im not mistaken (256Mb).
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Posted 19 January 2008 - 07:06 PM

Look in the BIOS and see if it allows you the option to allocate the amount of RAM to your video processor. Keep in mind this is taken away from the total amount of RAM in your system
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#5 Snake_death2

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 07:15 PM

I checked my BIOS, but I didn't see anything about allocating RAM to my videocard.
So if I'm not mistaken it would be better if I used my old Gforce instead?
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Posted 19 January 2008 - 07:54 PM

A direct substitution is the best way to compare results.

Gigabyte specifications don't seem to mention it:

http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Mother...?ProductID=2500

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Posted 19 January 2008 - 08:06 PM

Well, then I guess I'll use my old one. (or buy a new one if it's not too expensive)
Thanks for the help people.
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