Definition of graphics card in English:

graphics card


  • A printed circuit board that controls the output to a display screen.

    • ‘Additionally, we can off-load a lot of the work from the CPU onto the graphics card hardware.’
    • ‘The installer ran through its paces, picked up my graphics card, monitor, printer and webcam… but no network.’
    • ‘If you have an older graphics card that lacks dual outputs you may still be able to enjoy a dual-monitor setup.’
    • ‘If a part of the screen needs updating, the application simply draws over the top of it and outputs that new image to the graphics card for display on the screen.’
    • ‘The best ones to update at first are the drivers for your graphics card and sound card.’


graphics card