Graphics aperture setting

  Zebrapec 23:34 28 Feb 2003

When I go into Bios, there is a setting that says Graphics aperture setting, with a list of settings on the right of the screen. Mine is set at 64Mb. but the list goes up to 256Mb.
what is a G.A.S. and should I alter mine, now I have a graphics gard.

  Giggle n' Bits 23:56 28 Feb 2003

Usually you can set it to say 64MB when you have a 64MB Graphics card but if you have problems then knock it back to 32MB.

If you have 128MB then 64 or 128MB setting.

The aperture is a portion of the PCI memory address range dedicated for graphics memory address space. Host cycles that hit the aperture range are forwarded to the AGP without any translation

  JINXED02 00:18 01 Mar 2003

64mb should be most effiencient for almost any card if it needs any more it can derive this from system memory

  exodus 00:37 01 Mar 2003

Look here for the difinitive bios guide.
click here
Around 64 to 128 should be OK for most cards.

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