video card

noun

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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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 Still, there are plenty of familiar sites: DOS prompts, grainy pixellated pictures, blocky ASCII typography, video card tests, and more. John Wenz, Popular Mechanics, "This "Reddit of the 1980s" Video Pretends It Wouldn't Have Been a BBS," 2 Sep. 2015 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, "DirectX Raytracing is the first step toward a graphics revolution," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of video card

1976, in the meaning defined above

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video card

noun

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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