2047 instead of 2048 VRAM

  1.    29 Mar 2017 #1

    2047 instead of 2048 VRAM

    This is not a problem, I just want to know the reason, if there is any.

    Does anybody know why I have 2047 MB on my video card memory instead of 2048 MB? Why's that 1 MB missing?

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       29 Mar 2017 #2

    The numbers in the bottom image suggests 2 different things, the 2048 is physical and the 2047 being Shared seems to be normal, don't think there's anything wrong. I have the GT 710 on my newest/ASUS computer and it shows Total as 9173MB, Dedicated as 1024MB and Shared as 8149MB. I have 16GB physical RAM on the motherboard. The Dedicated graphics memory is on the card itself but Windows still does its thing in the sharing.
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  3.    30 Mar 2017 #3

    Speccy is showing the shared system memory instead of the dedicated memory from your graphics card.
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       31 Mar 2017 #4

    2047 MB or 2048 MB is a matter of rounding numbers in the different softwares, too boring to go in to that.
    You have 2 GB of Graphics Card RAM, and 2 GB of possible shared RAM from your main RAM. Thus a potential total of 4 GB.
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  5.    02 Apr 2017 #5

    Same here

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    As said, it's a rounding issue with Speccy.
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  6.    02 Apr 2017 #6

    Helmut said: View Post
    2047 MB or 2048 MB is a matter of rounding numbers in the different softwares, too boring to go in to that.
    It isn't too boring for me. How can it be rounding as 2048 is a power of 2. It isn't as if it is 2047.999 and they truncated it.

    It could be wrong (typical Speccy really) but I don't see how it is a rounding error.

    I had a try and I can't get 2048 to come out as 2047 whatever combinations of multiplying by 1024 and dividing by 1000 I try with random truncations of decimals in the middle.

    Perhaps they simply subtracted one.
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