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Is it called a GPU, Video Card, Display Adapter, or Graphics Card

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2 years ago#11
El_Kaz posted...
GPU refers to one part (the processor) of a graphics/video card.
Card means the whole thing, including the cooling unit. The distinction is rarely important in lay conversations, but it can be... for instance when talking about multi-GPU cards.


This is the correct answer.
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2 years ago#12
DarkZV2Beta posted...
Programmable Parallel Computer Graphics Rendering Acceleration Daughterboard is the only correct term.


I'm using that from now on.

Hello, this is my Programmable Parallel Computer Graphics Rendering Acceleration Daugherboard Titan.

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2 years ago#13
Is this guy serious " Programmable Parallel Computer Graphics Rendering Acceleration Daughterboard is the only correct term."
2 years ago#14
ymmac1707 posted...
Is this guy serious " Programmable Parallel Computer Graphics Rendering Acceleration Daughterboard is the only correct term."


TimePharaoh posted...
Peasants gon pes

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2 years ago#15
ymmac1707 posted...
Is this guy serious " Programmable Parallel Computer Graphics Rendering Acceleration Daughterboard is the only correct term."


It's a widely accepted term.

It even has a wikipedia article.

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