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Dead end.

To make a 2GB video card, the company just has to buy different memory... solder it in.... flash the BIOS.

Again, there's no mystery.... you can LOOK at the DRAM and see EXACTLY how much memory there is.

Never knew that. Thanks though. Guess there's no use even looking cause the company will never make a mistake.
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Just thought it would be something like the Athlon II x3's where one core was locked and the could be unlocked, that kind of thing. Guess it isn't so. Thanks though guys:)

No. Just plain no.

There are more (or larger capacity) memory chips on the 2GB card than on the 1GB card. The RAM costs "real money" - they're not sticking 2GB on every card and limiting some of them to 1GB for marketing purposes.

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No. Just plain no.

There are more (or larger capacity) memory chips on the 2GB card than on the 1GB card. The RAM costs "real money" - they're not sticking 2GB on every card and limiting some of them to 1GB for marketing purposes.

Greg

Sorry. Thought it as like that but clearly I was mistaken. redface.gif
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