Windows IoT Core and gpu_mem in config.txt

Dick M 1 Reputation point


Was curious if increasing the gpu_mem in config.txt has any effect on Windows IoT Core and my UWP app?!


Windows 10 IoT Core
Windows 10 IoT Core
An Azure subscription offering that provides the essential services needed to commercialize a device on Windows 10 IoT Core.
239 questions
No comments
{count} votes

3 answers

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. Cris Zhan-MSFT 6,566 Reputation points


    The gpu_mem option in config.txt specifies how much memory, in megabytes, to reserve for the exclusive use of the GPU: the remaining memory is allocated to the ARM CPU for use by the OS.

    You can take a test and observe for a period of time.

  2. Dick M 1 Reputation point

    Hi @Cris Zhan-MSFT ,

    Did test and observe it already for a period of time but wanted to know from a technical perspective if it would make any sense to increase the gpu_mem. Is it being used by Windows IoT Core or am I just reserving memory which is never used?

    Best, Dick

  3. Dick M 1 Reputation point

    Hi @Cris Zhan-MSFT ,

    Do you have any update on my latest question above?

    KR, Dick