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Video Memory Function and Speed

The memory on the video card is one of its most important components, especially from a performance standpoint. Much the way having enough of the right kind of main system memory will allow you to make the most of your system processor, having enough of the right kind of video memory will make your video card perform to its full potential. This section takes a look at the video memory and what it is used for, as well as looking at the subject of video memory speed.

Note: The technology type used for the video memory is also a very important factor.

Next: Video Memory Usage

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