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Things To Keep In Mind When You Buy A Graphics Card

Graphics Card

Thanks to improvement in technology over the last few years and the recent launches, it's about time you upgraded your old graphics card. We, even if you aren't a heavy user, the best graphics card can make your system feel snappier by improving the acceleration of video decoding or redrawing your screens faster.

Here are a few thing keep when you're searching for your next GFX card:

 - Look for critical important information such as how many slots the card truly requires.

 - Check the power capabilities of a card against your power supply's output.

 - f overheating worries you, then don't buy an overclocked card (usually indicated by "OC" in the name)

 - When buying a card, make sure that not only does the card have sufficient cooling, but that your case's airflow and the positions of your other cards will allow for optimal heat dissipation.

 - A powerful GPU must have an equally powerful CPU or else the full performance wouldn't be achieved.

- Don't assume that replacing an old card will automatically give you noticeably better or smooth performance.

- Photo editing is still, for the most part, CPU bound, so a mid range graphics card is fine. Video editing and 3D-based tools take more advantage of the GPU.

- Dual cards are usually more of a pain than they're worth; video editing may be an exception, depending upon application support.

- All Nvidia GTX and RTX cards support G-Sync Ultimate, and all AMD Radeon cards RX 400 or later support FreeSync adaptive refresh technology. These sync with your monitor to reduce artifacts caused by a mismatch between screen refresh rate and frame rate.

- You'll see a lot of price variation across cards using the same GPU. That's for features such as overclocking, better cooling systems or flashy designs.