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    XMARLTONX's Avatar
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    Mar 14, 2007
    Marlton, NJ
    3.06 iMac i3|12GB|500GB
    Question About Shared Memory
    So I know the video card shares memory from the main memory...

    Can I allocate it more than 64mb? I have 2GB's now and I'd really love to if I could.

    Although I think I know the answer to this already =(

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    Kash's Avatar
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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Black Macbook C2D 2GHz 3GB RAM 250GB HD iPhone 4 iPad 3G
    Unfortunately, no. Though to be honest, adding more memory to the integrated chipset really won't add any performance. The only thing that will happen is that you'll have less RAM to use

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    kgeier82's Avatar
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    Dec 01, 2006
    MBP 2.4/2GB/200HD/256 8600gt
    yea it looks like OSX is pretty good about taking what it needs from the memory for the video stuff.

    no real need to manually manage
    2.4ghz Unibody | Hitachi 320GB 7200 | 256MB 9600gt

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    DoubleCap's Avatar
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    Feb 12, 2007
    Northeast US
    MacBook 2GHz/2GB/CD
    You can't do memory management. That is completely dependent upon system needs/resources. What you can do is change the CPU clock rate to a certain threshold, but that won't do you any good as far as video graphics.

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