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Graphics card video memory stuck at 128mb

My gaphics card says "up to 512mb hypermemory" but is only set at 128mb and it doesnt let me select it in the startup menu.

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  • stig2008 Jun 01, 2008

    it is an aspire 5670 notebook

  • stig2008 Jun 02, 2008

    So do you mean upgrading the current graphics card (if so how?), or buying a new one altogther?

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You need a bigger hyper memory .all you have is a 128 you need to up garde your grafics card. la la linda

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http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/forms/portal20.cfm?website=AcerPanAm.com&siteid=7117&areaid=2&formid=3394#results

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