[Ardour-Users] building a new machine for Ardour

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Wed Dec 10 15:24:51 PST 2008

Michael Bechard wrote:
> I see, because the graphics cores use the Unified Memory Architecture.
> After digging around further
> (http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-graphics-media-accelerator-developers-guide),
> I found that for the Intel G43 chipset, the graphics core can use up to
> (and over?) 512mb of system memory.  I would be curious, though, how
> much of that system memory is used when running your regular
> non-3D-enabled XFree server environment.  I would guess not much at all...

all bioses on uma systems i've seen so far allow you to configure the
amount of ram reserved for video.

Jörn Nettingsmeier

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