Graphics chip

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Early graphics chips, often also referred to as Video Display Processors, were simple video adapters for generating text and computer graphics on a video computer display found in early computers and graphics cards. It was sometimes connected to a simple radio frequency adapter for interfacing with a common television receiver.

The more advanced graphics chips available today, capable of independent computation and graphics processing are nowadays generally called graphics processing units, in analogy with central processing units.

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