In this FAQ, we’ve listed 29 of the most commonly asked GPU-related questions. So, if you are either looking to buy a new graphics card, update an old one, or you are looking for an answer to another type of GPU-related question, we’ve likely got the answer for you here.
If you are building a computer, you do not necessarily need a stand alone graphics card. In a lot of instances, users just don’t need the extra power that a dedicated video card can provide. However, if you are building a gaming computer, there will be no more critical component to your in-game experience than will be the video card you choose.
But, selecting a video card isn’t a simple task. There are a lot of questions, terms, and technologies that should be understood before you make your purchase. That’s why, in this comprehensive FAQ, I’ve compiled a list of common questions that people have about GPUs and video cards, whether those questions be about GPU technology, how to buy a graphics card, what features graphics cards come with, or how to install/upgrade your video card.
So, if you have a GPU-related question, you can probably find a fairly detailed answer below.
Or, if you’re ready to go ahead and start looking for the best GPUs currently on the market, you can check out our graphics card buyer’s guide for a list of some of the best options.