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lepij0367

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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%2334%3B+Laptop+-+8GB+Memory+-+750GB+Hard+Drive+-+Prestige+Silver/6672456.p?id=1218771825460&skuId=6672456#tab=specifications
 

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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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