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HP Pavilion® p6350z series Graphics Card
Know more about graphics card issues on your HP Pavilion p6350z series
A graphics card in a computer enables it to convert logical information into understandable signals or images to display them through output devices like projectors, LCD or computer monitors. The graphics card can be defined as an expansion card that translates the drawing instructions sent by the CPU of a computer and processes them through a dedicated graphics processor and sends the result to the frame buffer. Graphics cards are also called as graphic controllers, graphics adapters, and video cards.
As with any other computer a basic graphics card is integrated with HP Pavilion p6350z series desktop computer and more information is given below:
- Importance of a graphics card in a computer
- When to upgrade the graphics card on your HP Pavilion p6350z series desktop?
- What are the issues that can arise when upgrading graphics card on your HP Pavilion p6350 series desktop computer?
Importance of a graphics card in a computer
Graphics are important part of any computer. Without images or graphics, your computer will work like an old MS-DOS® Operating System without any pictures to look at. Normally, images on your monitor are composed of small dots called pixel. A computer monitor can display more than one million pixels and decision is made by the computer on how to display them for creating an image. For this purpose, the computer needs some device to transpose the pixels into a viewable image. This job is done by graphics card and so without graphics card you cannot view images on your monitor.
When to upgrade the graphics card on your HP Pavilion p6350z series desktop?
As said earlier, HP Pavilion p6350z series desktop comes with a basic graphics card. So, you will need to upgrade the graphics card, if you are going to use the computer for more gaming purpose and for performing multiple tasks. You can also upgrade your graphics card after three years from the date of purchase of your computer or graphics card whichever is later. When you feel that the performance of your computer has reduced, the reason might be graphics card. In this case, you can upgrade the graphics card.
When you have upgraded your graphics card, suddenly your computer might not work properly and the reason behind this is that the upgraded graphics card is not compatible with the hard drive. Upgraded graphics card can also create overheating of your computer. Compatibility issue can be solved by upgrading your driver according to the upgraded graphics card.