do you know a way to retrieve the amount of RAM on board the Video
Through Windows I can tell my card comes with 64 MB (old card).
But how can my program retrieve this number?
Please log in or register to post a reply.
under opengl you can probably parse the information from the glGetString
function, allthough i’m not entirely sure if that directly tells you
something about the video mem but it will allow you to find out about
the memory size because a certain model usually only comes in two
configurations. i’m sure there is a way to query card specs in
this is what msdn had to say about it :
Thanks a lot Anubis :)
That msdn article is ok to retrieve the RAM left for allocation. Will
What about, instead, retrieving the total amount present on the card?
I need to know this amount to judge if the card is suited or not for my
application and take actions based on it.
I guess I could just invoke the “GetAvailableTextureMem” at the very
But if there’s another method -not bound to DirectX-, I’d like to use
Do you know if Windows stores that value somewhere in the registry?
I searched mine, but haven’t found anything.
Now I’m trying with google. No luck so far though…