Video Card on Acer® Veriton Desktop
Tips to upgrade the video card of your Acer® Veriton® desktop.
A video card or a graphics card is used to display images on the computer system. This card is basically useful for watching movies or playing games as it enhances the display. These cards can also be used to watch 3D and 2D images, capture video, use TV-tuner adapter, light pen, and for TV output, and so on.
The following are the tips to upgrade the video card of your Acer Veriton Desktop:
- Tips to upgrade the video card
- Things to keep in mind while doing so
- Benefits of upgrading the video card
Tips to upgrade the video card
To upgrade the video card, first of all select the correct version of the video card that will support the motherboard. Select a good quality video card as there are a lot of video cards available in the market. Define the usability of the video card that you want to upgrade to, that is decide what kind of video card you want to upgrade to. While upgrading the video card, you have to know which motherboard model your computer has. The PCI slots also matters while upgrading the video card of your Acer® Veriton® desktop. You have to check for the kind of PCI ports your computer system has.
Things to keep in mind while doing so
For upgrading the video card, you have to know the motherboard specification. This will help you in selecting and upgrading the correct and compatible video card to your computer system. Select an appropriate card from a proper vendor, or while purchasing it from the website, to avoid any kind of losses. For different motherboards different makes and series of video cards are required. You also have to check for the slot that will be required for plugging the video card, as the video card should be compatible with the slot, too. For example, if you are using an AMD or Intel® CPU and have an ASUS® motherboard, then you will require 16 x PCI-e ports in your motherboard for the card. There are two companies that provide video cards, namely, NVIDIA® and ATI. Depending on the use of the video card you can select one for your computer system.
Upgrading is required when you want to use a high performance graphics utility. For example, if you want to play 2D or 3D games, these require a greater quality video card that makes playing games more efficient and enjoyable. Some of the software require high resolution, which can be obtained by upgrading the video card. So, upgrading enhances the feature of the display and also increases performance of the computer system. By upgrading the video card, you can watch high-definition movies and play 3D games. You can even watch TV by upgrading the video card to the latest card that gives you these features.