3.6 Upgrade adapters (e.g., NICs, SCSI cards, RAID, etc.)
Perform upgrade checklist
Adapter upgrades also fall into several categories: upgrading components on the adapter, such a memory; upgrading the BIOS or firmware on the adapter; and replacing the adapter with a newer, faster, or more powerful adapter.
Often network server adapters have onboard memory that you can upgrade. Follow the adapter manufacturer’s instructions to perform the memory upgrade. The following adapters use onboard memory:
Video adapter. A video adapter uses memory to store the image that is displayed on the monitor. The more memory on the video adapter, the higher the resolution and/or the more colors that can be supported ...