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    Help Me Choose: Graphics Card

    Whether you’re gaming, watching DVDs or editing graphics on your Dell™ desktop, the quality of the graphics you experience is only as good as your graphics card.

    Video Card

    The system you are configuring may or may not include all of the options listed here.


    Integrated vs. Discrete Graphics Cards

    Integrated graphics card
    An entry-level solution for typical office productivity applications, internet use, relatively small digital images, low-resolution graphics, simple games and other relatively undemanding applications. Integrated graphics cards are generally acceptable for:

    • Word processing
    • Instant messaging
    • Small presentations
    • Spreadsheets

    Single discrete (dedicated) graphics card:
    A discrete (dedicated) graphics card can handle all the applications an integrated card can, plus complex graphics, applications, gaming, and more:

    • Complex presentations
    • Graphic design
    • Financial analysis
    • High-resolution videos
    • Video conferences
    • Dual monitor setups

    Compare Graphics Cards across Intel®, NVidia®, and AMD Radeon™

    Intel® HD Graphics 4000 NVidia® GeForce® GT 705 M119N NVidia® GeForce® GT 640 NVidia® GTX 850M NVidia® 870M NVidia® GeForce® GTX 1060 NVidia® GeForce® GTX 1070 AMD Radeon™ R5 A240 UMA/AMD Radeon™ R7 M265 AMD Radeon™ RX560 AMD Radeon™ RX570 AMD Radeon™ RX580
    Discrete (Dedicated) Memory System dependent (shared memory) 1GB DDR3 1GB GDDR5 2GB DDR3 3GB GDDR5 3GB GDDR5 8GB GDDR5 1GB DDR3 2GB DDR3 Up to 4GB GDDR5 Up to 8GB GDDR5 Up to 8GB GDDR5
    Controller Speed 650MHz 874MHz 950MHz 902MHz~ (dynamic change) 941MHz~(dynamic change) 1506MHz 1506MHz 800~1030MHz 675~825MHz 1200Mhz 1244Mhz 1266Mhz
    Onboard Memory Speed System dependent (shared memory) 825MHz 1250MHz 900MHz 1250MHz 1708MHz 1683MHz 1000 MHz 1000 MHz 1750Mhz 1750Mhz 2000Mhz
    Onboard Memory Data Width 128-bits 64-bits 128-bits 128-bits 192-bits 192-bits 256-bits 64-bits 128-bits 128-bits 256-bits 256-bits
    API Supported DirectX 11.1 DirectX11 OpenGL 4.1 DirectX11 OpenGL 4.1 - - DirectX12 API with feature level 12_1 DirectX12 API with feature level 12_1 - - DirectX12 OpenCL 2.0 OpenGL 4.5 DirectX12 OpenCL 2.0 OpenGL 4.5 DirectX12 OpenCL 2.0 OpenGL 4.5
    Slot Requirements N/A 2.1 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 3.0 Gen PCIex16 2.0 Gen PCIex16 2.0 Gen PCIex16 2.0 Gen PCIex16
    Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1600 1920x1200HDMI 2560X1600 DVI 2048x1536 VGA 2560 x 1600 DP 1920 x 1200 HDMI 2560 x 1600 DVI - - 7680x4320 @60Hz 7680x4320 @60Hz - - 4096x2160 DP 4096x2160 HDMI 4096x2160 DP 4096x2160 HDMI 4096x2160 DP 4096x2160 HDMI

    Important Information:
    Graphics and system memory: GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; significant system memory may be used to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors.
    
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