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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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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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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

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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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