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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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If you are having problems with your video card

the drivers might not be installed correctly you might have to uninstall the graphics card restart your computer then reinstall the graphics card and its drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it

Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question mark ? or exclamation mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers or

you might need to download one


http://download.cnet.com/video-ati-ati-radeon/3000-2108_4-175861.html
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Also ensure to install the latest Nvidia drivers for your graphics card.
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Hi Harikris, no you can not install just any graphics card. You're Intel D845GLLY board uses an onboard graphics card. (It's an AGP graphics card).
If it's you're intention to install a new graphics card you must use a PCI graphics card. (Understand that the AGP onboard graphics is faster than a PCI graphics card). However, the PCI cards do use their own memory. (Which fee’s you're system memory to run windows.
The Intel D845GLLY has 4 PCI (White) slots, onboard. You can add a video card into the system. You're onboard video card does use you're system memory to function. If you're PC has 512MB of system memory & you're video card is set to use 128MB of memory. Than you're system is left to run with 128MB. One would think you're system is running a little slow.
The Intel D845GLLY motherboard can use up to 256MB of system memory. You can set the amount of system memory in the bios as shown on page 49, table 18. In you're manual. If you do not have you're manual you can download it from here: http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/d845glly/sb/cs-008853.htm
May I suggest you increase you're system memory to 1GB. Than increase you're graphics memory to 256MB. You're system will run faster & so will you're graphics card. These older Intel motherboards require memory current for you're board. Click this link: http://www.memory-up.com/Memory/IntelD12696.html
If you still feel that you want to use the slower PCI graphics card you can choose from any listed on this link: http://www.newegg.com/product/ProductList.aspx?N=2000380048+1069609642&Submit=ENE&SubCategory=48&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-NA-_-NA-_-NA
You will also need to change a setting in you're bios to boot to the PCI card instead of the AGP onboard card. Page 49.

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Where shared memory is present, the BIOS is used to change the memory size. On your machine you have a Mobility Radeon display card which has 128Mb of memory but the capacity to share a further 384Mb of system memory.

Most applications that show the memory, however, will only show 128Mb of memory since that's what the dedicated memory is. Although you can share more memory with it, it only has 128Mb of dedicated memory all to itself.

F2 when you turn the power on enters the BIOS and allows you to configure things such as video memory. There is strangely no data on it whatsoever in the Acer User Manual for this machine; "hypermemory" doesn't appear once in the entire document, so I'm not able to offer you any more direct support than to suggest looking in the BIOS.

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Hi sunee, when a motherboard has an integrated graphics card it's something you can not see. (Integrated mean part of the board). The Intel you have has an 865GV chipset (No card slot). You'll need to enter your bios & find your graphics card. The bad part of a integrated video card is it shares your main system memory to function. So if you set the memory usage to say 128MB & your PC has a total of 512MB your video card takes 128MB leaving your system to run 384Mb.
This link is drivers for your 865GV chipset Intel board.
http://downloadcenter.intel.com/filter_results.aspx?strTypes=all&ProductID=1049&OSFullName=Windows*+XP+Professional&lang=eng&strOSs=44&submit=Go%21
This link shows your board & its specifications.
http://www.firingsquad.com/hw/4096/FIC_P4M-865GV/

You can add a PCI video card to free system memory.
I suggest you check your manual. You are looking to see if your bios will allow you to use a PCI video card.

Mike

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