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Is it possible to allocate additional memory to the Core i5's IGP? This is the original i5 btw.

I just got another 8GB of ram and had nothing else to do with it but throw in my htpc. Its certainly helpful but now I've got maybe 4-6gb of totally unused memory 90% of the time. I dunno if it would help any AT ALL but i figure if its possible I might as well give a bit more of it to the and maybe help it not be TOTALLY worthless at casual games at 1080p.

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you can only give what the BIOS allows
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Quote:
Originally Posted by philhalo66 View Post
you can only give what the BIOS allows
this. It automatically determines this.
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I don't suppose some idiot was silly enough to compile a custom bios that allows for manually adjusting this but was smart enough to actually pull it off?

Suppose not Was worth a try.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post
I don't suppose some idiot was silly enough to compile a custom bios that allows for manually adjusting this but was smart enough to actually pull it off?

Suppose not Was worth a try.
I believe the IGP has only a certain amount usable physically and the BIOS let you adjust up to that depending on how much physical memory the system has. For ex my 7050 IGP has up to 256MB so you can adjust up to that amount or less if you do not have enough RAM for that and everything else to run smoothly.
    
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