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What is a graphics card?

A video card  is an expansion card which generates a feed of output images to a display (such as a computer monitor).
Video cards are also called any of the following: –
  • video adapter
  • display card
  • graphics card
  • graphics board
  • display adapter
  • graphics adapter
Sometimes preceded by the word discrete or dedicated to emphasize the distinction between this implementation and integrated graphics.
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