How to see graphics board size?

I didn't expect that I'd have been asked to set my graphics board size, how do I see it :mag::thinking:? If it means my laptop VGA it's ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, if other instead I don't know :expressionless:. 512 MB, right? On a search that I did later 512 is the maximum but I must be sure to select the right amount, I don't want even more problems with games :unamused:.

The terminal command:

lspci -v | less

Should do it.
For example, on mine:


01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 2487 (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
        Subsystem: eVga.com. Corp. Device 3658
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 145
        Memory at 52000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
        Memory at 40000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) ->[size=256M]<-
        Memory at 50000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
        I/O ports at 4000 [size=128]
        Expansion ROM at 53000000 [virtual] [disabled] [size=512K]
        Capabilities: <access denied>
        Kernel driver in use: nvidia
        Kernel modules: nvidiafb, nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia
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01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS880M [Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. RS880M [Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 18, NUMA node 0
Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
I/O ports at e000 [size=256]
Memory at ff400000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Memory at ff300000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [virtual] [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities:
Kernel driver in use: radeon
Kernel modules: radeon

But I thought that I'd have read 4200 (mine isn't neither 4225 nor 4250, unless it has been changed and I don't know it :grin:) and 64 bit, my system isn't at 32 bit :thinking:. So which is it mine?

It means that your Radeon uses the System RAM.

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Oh, ok, so I have 5,5 GB and for games that I want to play it's enough.

Why use playonlinux ??? If you use lutris or steam with proper runners the games are running smooth as butter…i never got playonlinux to work and run proper with games.

Game support is terrible as well -> Supported software - PlayOnLinux - Run your Windows applications on Linux easily!

Jedi fallen order is not listed for sample, i play that game in lutris.

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Me when I saw Lutris size :scream:, but probably I'll also try Steam, some games that I like come from it, thanks.

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