What is a Graphics Card?
Graphic Cards are capable of displaying high-resolution graphics and images on laptops, desktops and other mobile devices. Their purpose is to enhance computer performance by optimizing the operating systems speed and deliver smooth processing for High Definition images. They are essential for designers, software engineers, video editor, photographers, visual artists, animators and gamers. Without a graphics card images look dark, choppy, pixelated and low quality.
Graphics cards can boost processing speeds of the main processor making multitasking, web browsing, video streaming and gameplay possible without overburdening the main processor.
Integrated Graphics Cards vs GPUs
They are sold both separately as an independent graphics processor unit or as an integrated chip built into laptops and desktops. Budget value computers will have an inbuilt graphics card that are base model versions such as the Nvidia Geforce 650 with 2GB RAM, these GPUs do not meet the requirements of Full HD playback, high setting or 4K resolution gaming.
For quite and smooth computer processing, video streaming and advanced gameplay, users will benefit from the Nvidia Geforce 1000s series that has the latest GPUs such as the 1080 Ti now available online in Pakistan. The advanced GPUs offered by Nvidia are built with Pascal architecture technologically that can display mainstream gametitles including Dota, Fortnite, Minecraft, League of Legends and Call of Duty on any home PC or laptop.
How to buy the best Graphics Card online in Pakistan
The leading companies that offer graphics cards are Nvidia and AMD, you will find a range of prices on Shopsy for graphics card in Pakistan. The next generation of GPUs will always be more expensive than the previous versions. Not all advanced graphics cards are the best choice as they are expensive and depending on your game settings preferences you might benefit more from buying a previous generation GPU with less RAM. A graphics card must have a strong cooling system built into the device. Dual fans and high-quality blades keep the device at an optimum temperature increasing durability by reducing heat damage to the PC. Overclocking is an important part of gaming at high settings, the GPU should be able to keep itself cool during intensive gameplay.
Graphic cards like Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB and AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB are available online in Pakistan. These cards are midrange to entry-level GPUs that can deliver high settings at 30 FPS without being too expensive a purchase. Graphics card price range can be as low as Rs 1,700 to as high as Rs 300,000.
Remember to buy the correct compatibility graphics card for your PC or laptop. The recommended specifications will be mentioned with each graphics card model. Motherboards are capable of being expanded to accommodate an external GPUs being installed. The PCI Express slot, Nvidia SLI or an AMD Crossfire setup are important to note when purchasing a new graphics card.