How To Increase Dedicated Video RAM On Windows 10 And 11

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How To Increase Dedicated Video RAM On Windows 10 And 11. In this article, you will get to know how increasing Video RAM will help and how to easily increase dedicated video RAM. Video RAM is the memory that is used by GPU (Graphic Processing Unit). It stores the video data generated by the GPU.

All the images that you see on your screen are shown by GPU. If you see buffering of the screen while using the high graphic programs, this is because of the low video RAM storage. You can fix this issue by increasing the dedicated video RAM on the device.

How Increasing Video RAM Will Help?

VRAM is the stored graphical data that is responsible for displaying mages on the screen. It is just like normal RAM, where the graphics-related data is stored. It is located near the GPU, where it can send the stored video for faster processing. If you do not have VRAM, then your system will get depend on the RAM to store the video data. It will make your PC slow and your screen will stutter while using high graphics apps or programs.

Sometimes, the integrated GPU does not have enough VRAM to run the high graphic apps. So, you have to buy a separate graphics card that comes with the allocated VRAM.

How To Increase Dedicated Video RAM?

How to get more dedicated Video RAM? There are two methods to increase the VRAM. But, to increase it, you need to know which type of VRAM is used on your PC. To find out the allocated VRAM space:

1.Right-click on the start button to open the Power User’s Menu.
2.Click on the Settings option.
3.Then, click on the
System option.
4.Next, select the Display option from the left panel.
5.Now, click on the Advanced Display Settings option in the Multiple Displays sections from the right panel.
6.After that, click on the Display adapter properties option.
7.In the Adapter tab, you will find the Total Available Graphics Memory information.
8.It will be in the Adapter Information section.

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After knowing, how much VRAM is allocated in your PC, follow the methods below to increase the VRAM.

Method 1 – Increase Dedicated VRAM From BIOS:

It is the most optimal method to increase the Video RAM. Just follow the steps given below:

1.First, restart your computer.
2.Press the BIOS key repeatedly.
3.The BIOS key is generally F2, F5, F8, or Del key, but it differs from PC to PC.
4.Once you have entered BIOS, locate the Advanced option or something similar to that.
5.Select it after you have found it.
6.Next, click on the Graphics Settings option.
7.Look for VGA Share Memory Size or Video Settings if the Graphics Settings option is unavailable.
8.Set the dedicated VRAM to what you desire.
9.Finally, save the configuration.
10.Again restart the PC.
11.After restarting, check if the allocated VRAM has been increased or not.

Method 2 – Increase Dedicated VRAM From Registry (For Intel Integrated Graphics):

In integrated graphics, you cannot increase the VRAM. It will relocate the required space to process the extra generated video data. In such cases, use the Registry Editor to increase the VRAM. To increase the VRAM using Registry Editor, follow the steps:

1.Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run utility.
2.Type regedit in the search bar.
3.Press Enter to open Registry Editor.
4.Navigate to the following location:
5.Right-click on the Intel Key and select the New option.
6.Then, click on the Key option.
7.Name the new key GMM.
8.Select the GMM key and on the right panel, right-click on the empty area.
9.Click on the New option.
10.Then, select the DWORD (32-bit) Value option.
11.Name the DWORD DedicatedSegmentSize.

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12.Double-click on the DWORD you just created.
13.Change the Base to Decimal.
14.Enter a value from 0 to 512.
15.The value signifies the newly allocated VRAM.
16.Click on OK to save the changes.
17.AT the end, restart the computer.
18.Check if the allocated VRAM has increased using the method given above.

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