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Old 03-31-2006, 08:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just curious, what does it mean when your graphics card has 128Mb compared to 256Mb? I'm not sure if that is its RAM for processing each frame in a certain time or what. I was wondering this because I recently bought a NVidia 6800 128Mb as opposed to the 6800 256Mb GT. Does this effect it dramatically?
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this isn't easy to answer. i would say in this case no it does not make a massive difference but the difference is still distinct. basically video ram is used to store everything that is being rendered
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More memory on a graphics card is more or less like system memory...to a point. The more memory the better....but not as important as the GPU. A 6800GT with 128mb memory is better than a 6600GT with 256mbs.
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the memory is the video storage, more is better in games that utilize it like doom3
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