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Why does my 2gb GPU show 4gb memory in dxdiag?

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User Info: Chocoboner

Chocoboner
3 years ago#1
its gtx 760 tf shouldn't it show 2gb approx memory rather than 4 under the display tab in dxdiag

User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#2
dxdiag is not reliable for that. Use GPU-Z.
I have a 7970 and it's reporting 10 GB of VRAM. Obviously that's not accurate.
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User Info: TheC0ndemnedOne

TheC0ndemnedOne
3 years ago#3
I've always had problems with dxdiag showing an incorrect amount of VRAM.

It lists my 780 as having 6763 MB of Approx. Total Memory.

Try another program.
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User Info: KingDFizzle

KingDFizzle
3 years ago#4
You must have downloaded more RAM.

User Info: Chocoboner

Chocoboner
3 years ago#5
Alright thanks, gpu-z shows it right!
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