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Ok so i am on Can you run it and testing if my computer if it can run Rage and it says I have 1.7GB of Video Memory when it says i only have 64Mb of dedicated memory in control panel
So is t really messing with me and which one should i trust
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Well...at that price range you can often get a laptop with a decent GPU but at the expense of something else (usually slightly weaker CPU, less starting RAM or smaller disk size, or a combination thereof). It's really a tradeoff to think over for a second.
In my experience, a good GPU gives more longevity to a laptop than starting off with a bigger disk or RAM: you can buy a bigger disk or RAM later on, but you can't change the graphics. If I had bought said laptop with more RAM or a bigger HD (back then) but with a shitty S3 Savage video card instead of its state-of-the-art ATi graphics, it would have been made obsolete/useless for gaming and OpenGL stuff much sooner. Instead, as of 2009 I was still installing and playing recently released games like World of Goo and Puzzle Quest on it (both of which required DirectX 9.0) with no problem, and finished Battelfield 1942 and Postal 2 on it ;-)