Video Ram

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MSX Video Access Method
... The first MSX computers used the TMS9918A Video Display processor (VDP), which had its own 16K of video memory that was not shared with main memory ... the CPU could not have direct access to the Video RAM, but had to command the VDP to manipulate the contents of the video RAM, through I/O instructions ... This not only slowed down video access, but was also incompatible with the way most other home computers of the time operated, thereby making the porting of software (especially games) more ...
ATI Video Card Suffixes - Descriptions/Common Features - XTX
... The video RAM is clocked far higher than most, if not all, cards available at the time of introduction the video RAM on the Radeon X1900 XTX is clocked ... The Radeon X1950 XTX is the first video card to use GDDR4 memory, the only other card using GDDR4 is the ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT ... The Radeon X1950 XTX video RAM is clocked at 2000 MHz, which is matched only by the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS and beaten by the ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT and NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra ...
List Of Device Bit Rates - Bandwidths - Video RAM
... GPUs use RAM, too, but usually of different types than PCs, for example GDDR5 ... Every video memory chip is directly connected to the GPU (point-to-point) ... comparison to the values for 64-bit modules shown above, video RAM is compared here in 64-lane lots, corresponding to two chips ...

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