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What is Graphics Memory?
Published  07/3/2011 | Computer Encyclopedia Page 4 | Unrated
What is Graphics Memory?
Memory types used as system RAM can also be used for graphics cards in most cases. But high-end cards require memory faster than system RAM. GDDR2 was the first such special-purpose RAM used for graphics cards. The technology behind GDDR2 was different from that which powered DDR2, which was later introduced as system RAM. GDDR3, a creation of ATI, seen in many present graphics cards, uses a technology distinct from that of DDR3, which is used in high-end computers. The latest graphics cards using GDDR4 also have a presence in the market.
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