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Windows 7: Other uses for a graphics card besides gaming?

11 Aug 2015   #1
logo897

windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 
Other uses for a graphics card besides gaming?

Hello,

I know I bought a graphics card just 2 days ago but have decided to take a break from gaming for a bit. Are there any other things I can do online that can use my graphics card?

Example: Watch videos but make them more high-def with my graphics card? Or anything else? Thanks


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11 Aug 2015   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Well you can watch movies in good quality if your streaming is good
DVD's will look very good
Otherwise I'm not sure besides the better screen quality already available on very site... it is monitor screen dependent though as just how well things will look

Otherwise you can run some heavy photo editing/ creation programs like free blender... or adobe photo shop pretty well.

That is the 2 reasons someone buys or needs a gpu is to game or run photo editing programs.
Otherwise everyday computing really can run just about everything off onboard graphic's.

Oops forgot Multiple monitors someone would need a gpu.
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11 Aug 2015   #3
logo897

windows xp, 7 home premium 64-bit, 10 on diff hard drives
 
 

Alright thank you I will try to do those features
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11 Aug 2015   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

No problem also Video and Audio editing
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12 Aug 2015   #5
OvenMaster

Win7 Pro 32bit; Zorin OS 9 Core (in VM)
 
 

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