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Maybe its taking 264MB of your physical RAM and adding that to your video card
s RAM? lol. Try using Driver Cleaner Pro and cleaning out the old ATI drivers and then install the latest Vista compatible nVidia drivers. Also try clearing your CMOS, your old ATI card data might be stuck in the BIOS or something.
That cant be it.. Its a frest format install from XP to vista.. New mobo as well.
    
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That cant be it.. Its a frest format install from XP to vista.. New mobo as well.
Ahh I see. Well, try running some 3DMark tests and see what score you get. Maybe card is defective? If nothing works, then try it on XP again, because Vista will be hogging all the RAM and there won't be much for the game to use.
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I finally remembered where I saw the shared memory. Its in the advanced display properties... Heres a screeny.
    
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Thats weird. I'd attribute it to you buying a Nvidia card. Just kidding!

On a more serious note, that is concerning that there is "Shared" memory on your 7900GS. I'd actually suggest to load XP just to see if its doing that too. Otherwise, it just be Vista. I'll be keeping XP for a good long time.
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