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Normal for 8800GT?

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Sig rig in question. On Vista's properties page for me 8800GT, it lists the memory as:

Total Available Graphics Memory: 1279MB
Dedicated Video Memory: 512MB
System Video Memory: 0MB
Shared System Video Memory: 767MB


Is this normal? I guess I never bothered to look at this info before, but it seemed like something that should be disabled in the BIOS. Maybe I'm just thinking of old info...
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Vista is completely crazy when it comes to onboard video memory, don't worry. You have 512MB dedicated and nothing else.
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Nothing crazy about it. 512MB is the memory on the card. The shared system video memory is the system RAMthat can be used by the GPU in case it needs it (as allocated by the OS)
    
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Wow, never looked at that before. I have 1792 shared and therefore 2304 total. Everything else the same and never had any issues at all.
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post #5 of 7
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Nothing crazy about it. 512MB is the memory on the card. The shared system video memory is the system RAMthat can be used by the GPU in case it needs it (as allocated by the OS)
I realize this, I'm just making sure it is normal for Vista and my 8800GT. I know in the past, with XP and my previous card, this was not desirable.
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Yep it seems normal as you can see:
 
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Its no problem, its just vista being wierd
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