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What is the difference between 64MB VRAM and 128MB VRAM?


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This is my first post here! But I am not new to macs. The first computer my dad bought was a mac and I have been using them ever since. :cool:

As the title says i was just wondering what the benefit would be of the 128MB over the 64MB?

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VRAM is video memory, and the machine with the greater VRAM will generally offer improved video performance for video-intensive tasks. However, for everyday use, you likely won't notice a huge difference between the two. For comparison, my iBook only has 32 MB of VRAM, and the Beige G3 I'm posting this from has 6 MB.

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When Tiger comes out, you *should* notice a difference between 64 and 128 with its new fancy pants graphics.
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VRAM is important for games and graphically intensive apps (such as Apple Motion). For normal use you might notice a difference when using features such as exposé but apart from that I don't think you could tell.
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