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How to Increase Dedicated Video RAM in Windows 10

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What Is Video RAM?

Video RAM (or VRAM, pronounced “vee-RAM”) is a special type of RAM that works with your computer’s graphics processing unit, or GPU. The GPU is a chip on your computer’s graphics card (or video card) that’s responsible for displaying images on your screen.

though technically incorrect, the terms GPU and graphics card are often used interchangeably. Your video RAM holds information that the GPU needs, like game textures and lighting effects. This allows the GPU to quickly access the info and output video to your monitor. Using video RAM for this task is much faster than using your system RAM because the video RAM is right next to the GPU in the graphics card, and is built for this high-intensity purpose. 

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