on-board video cards
Posted Sep 23, 2007 11:48 UTC (Sun) by khim
In reply to: on-board video cards
Parent article: What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1
It does not matter if GPU is only used while system is initially set up: it will still suck performance from system. That said most server motherboards nowadays have old, slow, yet dedicated GPU with separate memory chip - exactly to free system bus...
You can use lspci and Google to find out what kind of GPU chip is used and if it's using dedicated RAM or system RAM...
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