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is there a way to increase graphic mem on integ. graphics?

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i was wondering this because my intel extreme graphics 2 shares off my ram and i got plenty so is it possible to do so?and if so how?
thanks (i want to get my laptop to the point i can game on the go, however it is not all that great).
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Hello.

Within your bios menu you should have settings to adjust the onboard video such as setting the shared system memory for graphics use.
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one prob. it is a dell so how would you go about that?
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During the post screen you should get a prompt like "Press F2/Del/F8 to enter setup" Do this.

You should then get a screan that looks like a DOS screen this is the BIOS menu.

Within this menu you need to look for the settings for the onboard graphics and you should be able to specify the onboard memory to be shared.

Should have options like 32mb, 64mb, 128mb, 256mb.

Pick one that is about 1/4 (or 256mb, whichever is less) of your system memory that should give a good balance.
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i haven't ever seen that option on the screen but i'll look again thanks!!!
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it isn't there or is it avaliable
maybe there is another way but i thank you for your help!!!!
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There's no other way, this has to be done in BIOS. If you don't have that option I don't know any other way. Search the bios for something like this.
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