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Graphical Processing Unit (GPU)

By CoinGecko | Updated on Mar 03, 2020
They are chips dedicated to graphics processing or floating point operations, allowing to lighten the workload of the processors when playing video games, interactive 3D applications or mathematical calculations. We can find them in specialized expansion cards, also called graphics cards or integrated in the same package of the processor.

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