Radeon 9600 Mobility Shared Memory...

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  1. Hellbinder

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    I have an emachines M6811 with a Radeon Mobility 9600 that uses 64M of shared memory from main ram.

    Is there a way or a utility.. (even if it requires a PM to get it ;) ) That will allow me to increase the shared memory allotment to 128 M or greater?

    Thank you.
     
  2. karlotta

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    I thought that was a BIOs issue.and used the 1st slot of ram...?
     
  3. Blazkowicz

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    Yes, it's a BIOS setting.
     
  4. Hellbinder

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    So is the FSB, CPU Multiplier and several other things that can be changed via software. My Bios has no option to change the shared memory settings.

    I need something more.
     
  5. hovz

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    lol wtf are u doing with an e machines?? lol....did ati take away your video cards for all the 'accurate' insider info you have given out? :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
  6. Tim Murray

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    emachines was one of the first with A64 laptops, and they were actually quite good.
     
  7. Hellbinder

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    AMEN to that!!!!

    My laptop rocks dude... Besides emachines does not actually manufacture this notebook the company that actually makes them distributes this model series to lots of different companys.

    This laptop i am using right now has an Athlon 64M 3400+ with 1M of L2 cache, soon to be a Gig of ram and a Radeon 9600. I have the processor overclocked to 2.3ghz right now and the Radeon runs smooth as glass at 425mhz Core.

    That is hardly a cheesey laptop.

    (besides Gateway has owned Emachines for a couple of years now)
     
  8. hovz

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    why a laptop tho? you dont play games?
     
  9. Blazkowicz

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    Try to get a new BIOS and flash it?
    I find this surprising, I have a friend with radeon 9100 IGP laptop, this is crappier that 9600 mobility but he has the option. (on the other hand it's ATI's integrated chipset)
     
  10. Hellbinder

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    I started my own business a year ago. I have had zero time for games since then. Thats basically why i checked out of the graphics scene.

    Besides.. TRust me this laptop plays HL2 just fine.
     
  11. hovz

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    what business did u start, and it should run half life 2 fine, that game is visual mediocrity
     
  12. karlotta

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    To adjust your bios you will have to hack it... not a great thang if you have never done a MB bios edit.
     
  13. Hellbinder

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    This is just a ridiculous statement....

    The Graphics in HL2 are very good. What the heck are you smoking.
     
  14. Reverend

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    He gave his opinion on a game's graphics. You ask him what he's smoking.

    You need to "check out" from forum participation.
     
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    hovz seldom posts anything of value. He mostly posts insults and complaints. This thread has nothing to do with HL2. If nothing else, it's OT, and as such deserves no defense.....
     
  16. Pete

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    Actually, Hellbinder mentioned HL2 as an example of a system-intensive game. hovz contributed his usual (unsolicited) HL2 poop out of habit, not out of a spirit of helpfulness. HB replied as most people would, IMO, with surprise. In short, he sassed back.

    That's not to say HB is a model forum contributer, as he can get snipy, too. But I don't think asking hovz what he's smoking is too out of line. As John Kerry would say, Jen-Hsun said it first, so it's fair game.

    :)
     
  17. hovz

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    the same can be said for 95% of the posts on this and any forum so i dont see what your getting at.

    and i have rarely ever insulted anyone except a few extremely biased people on this website.
     
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    Refraining from bothering to flame the local troll. . .


    After a quick Google search I've found reports that the 64 MB is dedicated video memory. Apparently the spec on the official site is incorrect. :?
     
  19. Pete

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    Sounds right. I don't think ATI made or even makes a 9600 without local mem.
     
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