Installed graphics card-bios settings?

  dagwoood 15:10 16 Apr 04
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I've installed a new graphics card(Crucial Radeon 9200SE 64Mb)which all went smoothly.

In my BIOS advanced set up, there is a graphic win size option. Am I right in thinking this should be set to 64Mb as the card has 64Mb memory?

Also, prior to installing this card I was using the on board graphics. I've set the share memory size in the BIOS to zero. Is this all I have to do to disable the on board graphics or will my system automatically not use the on board graphics now I've installed a graphics card(n.b.my BIOS is set up to recognise the AGP as the primary graphics adaptor)?

Any input appreciated, dagwoood.

  hugh-265156 15:13 16 Apr 04

graphic win size aka agp apature size.

doesnt really matter so long as its set to over 16mb i believe.

most peeps set tp 64 or 128

  hugh-265156 15:16 16 Apr 04

click here

ps.set shared memory to disabled if you have that choice.

  dagwoood 23:44 16 Apr 04

Thanks for that huggyg71, it seems like I'll have to play around with the win.size settings to see what happens. I have 512mb ram installed and don't run any apps.that use a lot of memory so I have some leeway.

Cheers, dagwoood.

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