video card


Definition of video card

: a circuit board in a computer system designed to generate output for the system's video display screen

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After all, a mid-life memory, video card, and perhaps even storage upgrade can extend the useful life of most systems. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Mac mini review—a testament to Apple’s stubbornness," 23 Nov. 2018 Nvidia's new 20-series video cards, due to ship next week, will introduce a new overclocking system: Scanner. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Nvidia makes GPU overclocking a lot smarter with “Scanner”," 14 Sep. 2018 The normal way is to display the output of the virtual video card that the virtual machine uses and, similarly, to emulate PS/2 mouse and keyboard input, as if the client were the physical hardware. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Running Ubuntu VMs on Windows just got a whole lot more streamlined," 18 Sep. 2018 Old Radeon video cards using the HD2000 and HD4000 GPUs are no longer supported by AMD. Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Windows 10 1809: iCloud incompatibility fixed, but other blockers remain," 28 Nov. 2018 With a decent video card selling for the same or less, this card isn’t for the typical gamer. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "Exclusive first look: Creative Labs' high-end Sound BlasterX AE-9 breaks cover," 8 Dec. 2018 Nvidia has its own raytracing engine designed for its Volta architecture (though currently, the only video card shipping with Volta is the Titan V, so the application of this is likely limited). Peter Bright, Ars Technica, "Raytracing explained: Nvidia, Microsoft lead the way in revolutionizing gaming graphics," 20 Aug. 2018 Razer is positioning the larger body as a plus: While the original Core had issues fitting larger GPUs, the Core X should fit most larger video cards up to three slots wide. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "Hands on: Razer's Core X GPU enclosure is cheaper, bigger, and even works with Macs," 22 May 2018 Past papers have defeated airgaps using a wide array of techniques, including electromagnetic emissions from USB devices, radio signals from a computer's video card, infrared capabilities in surveillance cameras, and sounds produced by hard drives. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "New hacks siphon private cryptocurrency keys from airgapped wallets," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of video card

1976, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of video card

computers : a device in a computer system that controls the images that are shown on the computer's screen

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