"GIF" stands for graphics interchange format, and it refers to animated images found on the Internet. GIFs were first developed in 1987, but increased network bandwidth and Internet accessibility have made them a favorit... More »

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Central processing unit, graphics processing unit and format are three computer vocabulary terms. Whereas the first two refer to hardware components, format refers to a software process that affects devices that store da... More »

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According to HowStuffWorks, a graphics card translates the pixels from video data into images seen on the screen. The central processing unit sends information regarding the image to the graphics card. The card then figu... More »

Digital images can be converted to JPEG format by using built-in graphics painting programs, pre-installed photo-imaging software or free online image converters. The conversion process may result in a loss of visual qua... More »

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Some popular brands of graphics cards for desktop computers are Nvidia and AMD. The Nvidia GeForce series GTX of graphics cards are among some of the top rated graphics cards for desktop computers. The GeForce GTX 980 us... More »

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As of 2015, some good laptop for graphics are Apple 15.4-inch MacBook Pro, Apple 13-inch MacBook Air and Asus ROG G750JM. The Apple MacBook Pro comes with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and 16 gigabytes of memory. I... More »

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Integrated graphics cards are typically soldered directly to the motherboard, so users can't remove them without specialized tools. Furthermore, removing an integrated chip can cause the motherboard to fail. However, a p... More »

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