Video memory

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Video memory is memory located on the video card, in some cases located on the motherboard, that is accessible by the video and computer processor. With more video memory, the video card and computer are capable of handling more complex graphics at a faster rate.

Video card

As can be seen in the above picture video memory is usually an IC that is integrated into the video card and not a removable memory module like the memory in your computer. Video card memory may be as low as 8 MB on older video cards and up to several gigabytes on newer video cards.

Memory terms, Video Buffer, Video card terms, VRAM