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Hey all,
Just wondering what the deal is with the aperture. I have had a look through google and from what i gather it is the amount of system memory used when the graphics card memory is full?
What is a recommended amount to use? I have a 6600gt and i have 2gig of ram. Does any of that make a difference? would it be better for me to run a higher agp aperture setting because i have more ram? and would it have an impact good/bad on performance with my starting to age computer?
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Hey all,
Just wondering what the deal is with the aperture. I have had a look through google and from what i gather it is the amount of system memory used when the graphics card memory is full?
What is a recommended amount to use? I have a 6600gt and i have 2gig of ram. Does any of that make a difference? would it be better for me to run a higher agp aperture setting because i have more ram? and would it have an impact good/bad on performance with my starting to age computer?
AGP Aperture is the amound of system RAM that it will share once the videocard's ram fills up. Generally people set this to 128mb for optimal performance with minimal bug issues and crashes. However if you have a 256mb videocard, I suggest you set this to 64mb, 512mb videocard set this to 32mb. I have a 128mb videocard so I keep it at 128mb and it works great. It will not impact on the age of the computer.
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cool thanks for the info.
My card is a 128. so i guess i will try the aperture at 128 and see if it has any issues there
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