I got my graphics card installed,msi radeon hd6450.My question is this card is supposed to have 2 gigs of ddr5 memory on it but after running a couple commands its only showing 256megs ?Is there something I can do to fix this or is this just a normal thing and the 256megs is a generic reading for all cards ?
If you are using ATI video card, and if you installed the proprietary drivers, you should have Catalyst Control center installed. There you can see in the Information menu the total memory size:
From command line, you can use the command:
Output should be like:
The following command will give you the amount of prefetchable memory: