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Hey lads,

Anyone know why DxDiag shows incorrect GPU VRAM? i've just rebuilt my system (havent updated sig rig yet) and got a 6950 2gb, and dxdiag is telling me its got 1773 lol.

I know its wrong of course, but i was just curious if anyone knows the reasoning for this, used to happen when id Xfire a while back aswell. Tried googling before this but all i found were unsure ambigious answers, just annoying me is all lol

Thanks for any replies
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Xfire is probably reading off the DXDiag, or at least the same area.

Looks like just a bug. I'm showing 1764MB vram on my sig rig. A quick google showed a number of people reporting incorrect values.
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My 512MB GT240 is showing 4058MB of VRAM in dxdiag.

So yeah, its definitely a glitch.

And crossfire, you'd still only have 2GB of VRAM if you crossfired 2x 2GB cards.
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My 512MB GT240 is showing 4058MB of VRAM in dxdiag.

So yeah, its definitely a glitch.

And crossfire, you'd still only have 2GB of VRAM if you crossfired 2x 2GB cards.
That may not be so far off. It may allow you to use some system RAM if there isn't enough VRAM. I know this is common with intergrated GPUs.
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