PC Graphics in 2006 and 2007

Posted on Sunday, Dec 24 2006 @ 13:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech looks back at 2006 and ahead to 2007 for the graphics market. Here's a snip:
While CPUs typically push forward at the rate of Moore's Law, graphics processors tend to exceed this rate of computational growth. In other words, no single component can have a more noticeable impact on the performance or quality of your PC—when you're playing 3D games or working with interactive 3D content creation—than the graphics card. And increasingly, graphics cards are speeding up other operations. The difference between a $200 and $400 CPU can't be seen or felt to the same degree as a $200 to $400 leap in your graphics card..

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