Graphic Cards - Some Must Know Facts


Graphic Cards


Graphic Cards are Bringing Life to the Computing Industry


In the computing industry, a graphic card, also referred to as a video card, is designed as a special circuit board. This special circuit board operates by controlling what is shown on a computer monitor. Graphic cards work alongside motherboards for connection in order to gather data and power. With the assistance of graphic cards, microprocessors decide what to do with each pixel memory.  There are two types of images that graphic cards display.

  • 2D image
    • Images that appear on Windows desktops
  • 3D images
    •  Images one would see on a computer game.

How does a Graphic Card Operate?


Graphic cards operate by first creating a wire frame out of a straight line and then rasterizing the image. Once the graphic card rasterizes the image, it then adds lighting, texture, and color.


List of Industry Known Graphic Cards Manufacturers


Some companies that manufacture or produce graphic cards include:

  • Acer
  • Compaq
  • Gateway
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Jaton Corporation

There are also many other manufacturers that carry different lines of graphic cards besides the ones listed above. In today’s computing industry, graphic cards are considered in high demand.


ASAP Semiconductor - The Most Reliable Source for Graphic Cards


ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary website ASAP Memory, is a leading distributor of graphic card products that many companies within the computing industry operate with. We boast a comprehensive inventory of both current and obsolete product lines as well as the capabilities to procure any parts we do not have. Please contact ASAP Semiconductor today at sales@asap-memory.com or at (714) 705-4780 and one of our knowledgeable sales staff will be ready to assist you.


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