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How to set the amount of ram the graphic card uses to max (64MB)?

The advance chipset setting in bios only allow the graphic card ram to be set to max 16mb :(

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Your BIOS may have to be updated.
U have to get the NAME & numbers from the mother board ."Google"[Web browser] the name & # of MB & look for MB software drivers.
Follow directions for updating or u can do some real damage

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Disable intergerated video card to allow for pci card to function


You need to access the BIOS to disable the on-board video. Do you have Windows 7 installed or have you upgraded to Windows 8?

For Windows 7, turn off the computer and then turn it back on. After pressing your on switch press Delete repeatedly to access the BIOS. (Some computers use Tab or another key, you should see a screen indicating the correct key.) If Windows starts to load, try again. (I usually have to try 3-4 times to press the key at the correct time following the POST.)

For Windows 8, the boot sequence can be too fast to hit the key. Use the Advanced Restart option. Access the Charms menu and choose Settings > General > Advanced Startup. Alternatively, Charms > Settings > Power > press Shift and then select Restart. This should give you a Boot options menu and you'll be able to access the BIOS from that.

On my machine, I need the Advanced BIOS and then the System Agent Configuration. Then I select Initiate Graphics Adapter. Your BIOS may be slightly different. Go through your VGA graphics for disabling the on-board graphics and enabling the correct PCI/PCI-e graphics option.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells
(make sure that your power supply will support the graphics card.)

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Memory error test on Gateway 509ge


Thi sis not a problem ..but it is a common issue ..If it says it has 4 G and 3 of them usable ..it means this is either the supported or the maximum needed for your system ..In case you install something it will use the rest for it if needed.Usually there can be another thing too ..If you have an on-board video card ..check the settings in bios cause it may be transferred for the video function ..(the rest of the memory , this is happening when you default the bios ..and it has enough memory to get it from .)
Anyway ..like I said ..even if it is the max allowed ..it may not be the maximum supported..many boards does not supports the maximum on slots ..Older versions even made boot issues on the max ram was installed .
try to take a look in bios settings (advanced settings ) ..and under the on board vga ..see the amount of ram memory allocated , and if you want that memory ..change it ..If you only wanted to know why ..and you are satisfied with 3 G ..and the rest to function for the video card ..just let it be ..
I also suggest to reinstall the operation system if you upgraded memory ..it will assure the best functionality ..

Dec 23, 2011 | Gateway 509GE PC Desktop

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Dell dimention 2350 socket 478 I upgrade celeron 2.0Ghz to pentium 4 3.0Ghz 530 The Bios show me the speed 1.5Ghz. Bios A02


The Dell Dimension 2350 Desktop PC motherboard, has an Intel 845GL motherboard chipset,
mounted to it. (System Information),

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim2350/specs.htm#1101572

Here we see that the Intel 845GL chipset supports processors, with a -> maximum <- Front Side Bus of 400MegaHertz, (FSB = 400MHz max.),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_intel_chipsets#Pentium_4_chipsets

The Intel Pentium 4 model 530 (3.0GHz. Also has Hyper-threading Technology. HT), operates with a FSB of 800MegaHertz, (FSB = 800MHz),

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Pentium_4_microprocessors#Prescott_.2890.C2.A0nm.29_2

(Scroll down. Pentium 4 HT 530 )

You can't make the Intel 845GL chipset support a processor with an 800MHz FSB.
BIOS update or not, the voltage range will be too low. Therefore the FSB is low. Changing just the Multiplier will not do the trick either.

(BIOS Setup, Advanced Chipset Setup. Doubt the options of changing the FSB, and/or Voltage, and/or Multiplier, is available with that BIOS program))

Note your 3.0GHz processor is operating at 1.5GHz?

Max FSB supported is 400MHz, and your Model 530 needs 800MHz? (For max operation)

Post additional questions in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette


[ Chip and Chipset are shortened terms for I.C.
Integrated Circuit,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_circuit

The motherboard chipset technology used for your computer, has a Northbridge chip, and a Southbridge chip.

(Does not apply to motherboards that support the Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, and Core i9 processors )

The Northbridge chip handles the faster capabilities of a computer.
Processor, Ram Memory, and High-speed graphics.

[ The AGP technology, and the PCI-Express technology, is High-speed graphics.
Using a graphics card in a PCI slot, or using Integrated Graphics, is NOT High-speed graphics ]

The Southbridge chip handles the slower capabilities of a computer.
Anything connected to the PCI bus, (Such as a PCI graphics card)
IDE (PATA)
SATA
USB
Ethernet
Audio (Sound)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Motherboard_diagram.svg

[ CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. Another term used is Microprocessor, or Processor for short ]

So it is first up to the Northbridge chip, of the motherboard chipset, whether it will support a certain processor, THEN if a BIOS update will help.

Nov 12, 2011 | Dell Dimension 2350 PC Desktop

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Mother board has 4 slots..i have 2 .256 ..but the board only reconizes 348 of it //ive looked in the bios but cant fin how to increase it// emachines T6216 DESKTOP amd ATHLON 64 proc 3200//2.0 ghz //256 +...


I am going to assume that you are talking about RAM.

In which case you will never be shown the exact amount of RAM that you have installed. A certain amount of your RAM gets used as base memory, and therefore is not considered to be available ram.

In your BIOS there should be an option that says something like:

64mb memory OS2. You should enable this option if you are using a 2K operating system.

This option will most likely be under integrated peripherals.

Jul 04, 2010 | E-Machines PC Desktops

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I CANT RUN NFS CARBON ON MY PC ITS A DELL GX280 WITH 128 MB BUILT IN VGA CARD. WHAT SHOULD I DO? I mean can i run it on the same VGA. Coz it runs NFS Most Wanted and GTA San Andreas Smoothly....


Video Card: A video card with 64 MB memory and one of these chipsets is required:
NVIDIA GeForce3 / NVIDIA GeForce4 (Ti series only) / ATI Radeon 8500.
Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported

Aug 06, 2009 | Dell GX280 Optiplex 2.8GHz Desktop...

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Tried to upgrade ram with 2 new pc133 sticks of 256mb ea. Didn't work. What's wrong? Are there switches on the motherboard I need to change? Or something else?


No there are no DIP switches to change, or jumpers to move on your motherboard, in regards to your BIOS recognizing ram memory installed.
(BIOS. Basic Input/Output System. This tiny program, {64MB in size usually}, that is burned into your BIOS chipset, is what recognizes ram memory on your computer)

Things to know about the older Sdram ram memory.
1.It's really SDR Sdram. Single Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory.
DDR is Double Data Rate Sdram, DDR2 is Double Data Rate 2 Sdram, and so on.

Point? All ram from SDR to DDR3, IS Sdram.

2.Standards have been set by JEDEC for computer ram memory starting from DDR Sdram on up. This standards were not implemented back in the day of SDR Sdram.

Point? Ram memory manufacturers didn't all follow the same standard, and ram memory made for one computer, would Not work in another computer.
This means you need THE ram memory for YOUR eMachines computer.

Main factors when buying SDR Sdram,
A.Correct type. You know this. SDR Sdram.
168 gold plated contact pins on the bottom of the ram 'stick'. (82 on each side)

B.Correct 'Speed'. ('Speed' is slang for Frequency Rate) You know this. SDR Sdram that operates at a frequency rate of 133MHz. (Or also known as PC133)

C.It must be low density Non-ECC ram memory. It cannot be high density ECC. (Error Control Correcting. Used for Server computers mostly)

D.Correct CAS Latency. Also known as Ram Timings. 3-3-3-3-2 would be normal for SDR Sdram.

E.Correct Chip Configuration. How the DRAM chips are accessed. DRAM chips are the black rectangular chips on each side of your ram memory 'stick'. Also what size the DRAM chips are in MegaBytes. (MB)

F.What the Maximum TOTAL Amount is for the motherboard. Is it 256MB? 512MB? Or more?

G.What the Maximum Amount is for EACH ram 'slot'. (Correct speak for 'Slot' is Bank)

H.Do you have four ram 'slots'? You MUST have a ram stick in Slot 1. This is the slot closest to the processor. It is the first ram slot the processor 'reads'.

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The 256MB SDRAM is showing as 128 MB SD RAM


if you have onboard graphics card that shares the ram memory with your graphics card then the configuration in the bios will determine how much memory is shared with your graphics card so you will lose memory there. Also windows xp does not always report the correct amount of memory so check with cpu z or wcpuid or another utility to check.
Also when you restart your computer when it detects the memory how much does it show that is installed there or if you go into the bios does it show the correct amount.
If it does not then it is not compatable and I would suggest going to www.crucial.com and selecting / getting the correct memory by selecting the correct computer / motherboard that you have.

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Etower 633id runs very slow. Only has 64MB of RAM.


Normally upgrading bios does not require flashing the bios. But in order to find out the max amount you can upgrade too requires some info off the motherboard. You need to get the model number off the board to look up the info

Dec 24, 2008 | E-Machines etower 633id PC Desktop

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Hang-Up occurred during usage of: a. apllication (IE,Office and Others) b. before PC Game, while playing i would like to confirm if related to Built-in-Video Card or Memory(1GB). or possible to send me...


Check all this---------

1-check for the viruses
2-check Ram for memory problem.
3-Reinstall the o/s if possible.

I think all this are help you.

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