Computers taken apart

Episode 1: Graphics Card

What it does...

This is the graphics card it decides what pixels are what. On your screen there are over 1 million tiny dots called pixels. your computer need something to decide what those pixels become in order to create an image. to do this in needs a translator to turn binary code from the CPU and turn into an image you can see. This is the job of a graphics card unless your computer has this capability built into the Motherboard.