a little confusing here... (about video memory)
i use dual OS, windows XP and ubuntu karmic.
on windows it tells 1024 MB.
but on ubuntu it tells 256 MB.
anybody can explain??
on 11/10/2009 – Made popular on 11/10/2009
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