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Windows 7: Do Graphic Card increase quality of videos also?

2 Weeks Ago   #1
kingston896

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Do Graphic Card increase quality of videos also?

Do Graphic Card increase quality of videos also?
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2 Weeks Ago   #2
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

It can affect things like video editing and maximum screen resolution.
Laptops sometimes will lower video performance, in order to conserve battery life.
Nowadays, all GPUs are capable of HD resolution video playback, if the monitor supports it. However, many older cards will not playback at 4k Ultra HD resolution.
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
kingston896

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
It .. resolution.
So answer is yes?
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 10 Pro x64 ; Xubuntu x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kingston896 View Post
So answer is yes?
No.
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1 Week Ago   #5
Zoloft

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

(As I understand it) you have not provided enough specific details to answer your question. Let's take it to a bit more extreme. Do you think a 4k mkv will play on an old XP machine? No, of course not, the system was not designed to handled that type of video. So, if the rest of your hardware is sufficient for playing the video in question, then, no, a dedicated GPU will not be of any help. If you are borderline, the GPU may improve the experience, but throwing a cutting edge GPU into that XP machine, will do nothing to allow it to play that video.
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1 Week Ago   #6
flavallee

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

kingston896:

To add to what Zoloft said.

You're asking if a graphics card will improve video quality, but you didn't provide any information about the other hardware (processor, RAM, etc.) in your computer.

If you're trying to improve video quality, you shouldn't focus only on a graphics card.
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