Graphics hardware is computer hardware that generates computer graphics and allows them to be shown on a display, usually using a graphics card (video card) in combination with a device driver to create the images on the screen.
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... The Prices of different pieces of graphics hardware vary due to the power and speed of the piece ... Most high end gaming pieces of hardware are dedicated graphics cards, and cost over $200, and can go as high as the price of a new computer, depending on the quality wanted ... Also, computer graphics hardware usually generates a large amount of heat, especially high end gaming pieces, and requires additional cooling systems to prevent overheating ...
... Early home computers all had quite similar hardware, (and software) mostly using the 6502, the Z80, or in a few cases the 6809 microprocessor ... So the basic systems were quite similar, except for one part of the system, the video display hardware ... others, and careful observers will see that the most successful systems had the most capable video hardware ...
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