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Forum discussion tagged with VRAM.
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    Question Increasing Vega 8 Vram

    I recently brought AsusM509DA with AMD Ryzen 5 3500u and a vega 8 integrated graphic card. As APU 8 share system RAM for as VRAM. Currently, on my laptop, 4 GB RAM is installed out of which 512 MB is shared by the APU for VRAM. I need to know-how to increase the VRAM from 512 MB to 1 GB or 2...
  2. Question r9 m280x issue

    hello I have a n551zu laptop with 2 graphic cards. I install all the driver and latest Radeon software but I can't use r9m280x card
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    Question Kfa2 gtx 980 memory overheating

    Good day. Got an kfa2 gtx 980. Has a poor memeory vram heatsink. Wont sit perfectly and so thin aluminum that wont work wel. Temps for the gpu stays at 55 to 60 C under full load yet Every time i play bf1 at stock speeds. I get every few minutes dgxi device removed error. I restarts the...
  4. Luka231223

    Question RX 580 RAM

    I have two options for my new GPU. RX 580 4 GB PULSE (100 $ ) or RX 580 8 GB AUROS (145 $ ) My question is is it worth going for 8gb (im not that good on a budget) What can it improve? Is 8GB important in Gaming?
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    Question Vram

    Hi All Sorry If I cant Speak English Very Well So I have RTX 2070 With 8g Vram And 32Gig Physical Ram When I Run Game My Gpu Only Use 3Gig Of Its Vram And Use 4 Gig of physical Ram And Its Make my game Run Slower What TO Do i Dont Want My Gpu Use System Ram I Want It Use its Own Vram Help Me If...
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    Question Vram replacement gpu

    Good Day Needs to replace vram chips on a gtx1070. The original chips are k4g80325fb-hc28.. The replacement chips i have is k4g80328fb-hc25... The last two numbers hc28 and hc25 are different. Does anyone know what they mean and are they cross compatible..?? As per samsung specs both are the...
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    Question Push VRAM Limit

    Hi! I hope you are fine and thanks for answering! I'm not an english speaker The thing is I don't use my computer to play anything than League of Legends, so I don't need to push my hardware. I don't remember when I buy this PC but it has a few years and it's getting very old. Argentina is...
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    Question Gigabyte 5700xt OC vram temps

    I recently got a new 1440p monitor so i decided to crank up my GPU to get the most out of it, while keeping the temps in balance(at least as long as i can). After about 1 hour in Metro exodus(Ultra settings) i had a stable 70-72C GPU temp , 90-93C junction temp and as far as i have read online...
  9. Haerakles

    Question Gigabyte VRAM increase?

    Hello! I am swinging a 2014 GigaByte B85M-D3V with BIOS version: F5 and I am in need of increasing the VRAM capacity. Specifities include 16 GB RAM Memory in which 8192MB are of Dedicated Video Memory and 8158 are of Shared System Memory. Accessing the BIOS I could not find any Chipset tab in...
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    Question RX 580 Pixel Stretch Artifact Problem

    Hello everyone, I have a problem with multiple games (World War Z, Modern Warfare). As you can see from this video (not mine but this is what it looks like) there seems to be some pixel stretching happening. I tried underclocking but the problem still persist. I think it's not a problem of...
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    Question GPU VRAM in MSI afterburner

    The RX580 and the GTX 1060 uses GDDR5 but in MSI Afterburner it says the GTX 1060 as 8000MHz and the RX580 as 2000MHz does this mean the GTX 1060 has a 4X faster VRAM?
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    Question Will upgrading a graphics card with more memory alleviate GPU bound games?

    My son has a fairly new MSI GTX 1660 Ti 6G OC Gaming X He plays Runescape, generally 2 clients at a time, and likes to watch you tube and/or twitch, browse facebook and talk on discord all at the same time on a system with an I5-8600K and 16GB DDR4-3200 CL16. He has a 750W PSU and 2x32" 2K...
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    Question Issues when I plug a third monitor on my GTX 970 : VRAM USAGE AND POWER

    Hello, sorry for my english I'm french... I've got a big problem with my GPU. When I plug a third screen on my computer, I can see (in MSI Afterburner) that the VRAM frequency is increasing from about 340MHZ to 3900MHZ, the power is from 10% to 50% and the consumption is from 15W to 51W...
  14. Domeury

    Question Would I see better performance if I increase my dedicated VRAM?

    Hello, I have 8GB of RAM in total, an 2GB of dedicated VRAM. if i were to change the amount of dedicated VRAM, would I see better performance in video games? yes, I have a lot of available RAM ( about 6 gigs). games like COD: Warzone require 2048MB minimum VRAM, so me only having 2000MB does...
  15. BatsLaw

    Question My Laptop Is SUDDENLY SLOW IN GAMING

    I have a dell Vostro 3560 64bit intel i5 3230M processor intel HD 4000 AMD RADEON HD 7600M series Intel is the main display driver and amd is the render Let me tell the whole condition Months ago my laptop was upgraded to windows 10 pro from windows 7 and because of that all my games...
  16. thetechissue

    Question VRAM vs Core OC

    Generally speaking, is it more dangerous to overclock the vram than the core clock?
  17. TechyInAZ

    Discussion Is 8GB of VRAM Enough For the Future? (VRAM Consumption Discussion Thread)

    Hi Community, with VRAM consumption going up considerably in 2020 with games like COD Warzone and especially DOOM Eternal, are we at a point now where 8GB of VRAM might be the minimum requirement for games of 2021? After doing research on the matter, seems evidence is pointing more towards this...
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    Question Which GPU for budget gaming build?

    My budget is ~600 USD CPU- Ryzen 5 1600. $85 MOB- ASrock 450b mATX. $70 RAM- Corsair Veng. 2x8GB. $65 SSD- WesternDigital 500gb $65 PSU- 500w. $50 Case- thermaltake versa h15 $50 I want to game at ultra on a 2560x1080p monitor...
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    Question Bios problem on laptop

    Hello guys! So i have a Lenovo Ideapad S145-15IWL with Intel Celeron 4205U, 1.80ghz , the motherboard is LNVNB161261 and I have 8gb dd4 2666mhz. And my integrated intel graphics card 610 has only 128mb for Vram and I want to add 1024mb and I saw i can do that from bios in advanced tab, but I don...
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    Question Looking to Increase Dedicated Video RAM

    Hey guys, on my laptop, Can I Run it Shows I don't have enough Dedicated Video RAM for certain recent games, I usually play a lot of my games in low quality. It shows I have 128 MB. Following this: https://www.techconsumerguide.com/how-to-increase-vram/#Method_2_Increase_Your_RAM Method 3...