MBP 8600 gt memory?????

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by aerove, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. aerove macrumors 6502

    aerove

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    hey guys and gals!!! i installed xp today on my mac..(ONLY FOR GAMING :D ) but i got shocked when i saw the details for the graphic card.. it shows the card as having 512mb of memory!!! wats up with it???? :eek:
     
  2. Veritas&Equitas macrumors 68000

    Veritas&Equitas

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    It's wrong. Assuming you have the same computer I do (2.2 ghz SR MBP, default 128 mb 8600m GT) we only have 128 mb video memory. Sorry to burst your bubble :(
     
  3. aerove thread starter macrumors 6502

    aerove

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    yep know that but why does it show that way???
    i ll try posting a pic..
     

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  4. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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  6. PhatBoyG macrumors regular

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    No sorry, it's not. It's a bug. If you have 163.44 it shows the correct size.
     

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