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Upgrade the shared graphic memory

I have bought acer aspire 6930
it has 4 gb ram (3 gb built in 1 gb external)
working on win xp
shared intel graphics is 128 mb only (max value as per bios)
i am not able to increase it beyond this limit
want to upgrade it to 512 or 1024
the product detail says
intelGraphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD integrated 3D graphics with up to 1759 MB of Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0

Is it possible to upgrade it to 512 mb or 1024 mb of shared graphics?
if yes please guide me through the steps to do so?

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  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    Thanks for the reply

    But as I mentioned above
    shared intel graphics option in Bios shows 32,64,128 mb (128mb is the max value)
    i am not able to increase it beyond this limit
    can i increase it in any way beyond 128mb??


    also what does this mean
    On running command DXDIAG shows the approx total memory in display tab as 1024 mb and memory in system tab shows 4040mb?

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There should be a setting in the bios to adjust the shared memory with video.

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