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The Computer Revolution/Computer Graphics/Graphics Accelerator

Graphics Accelerators are a co-processing unit in a computer that is devoted to graphics output. These have become increasingly popular due to the increase in the number of highly detailed graphics contained in many computer games. A graphics accelerator takes on all of the processing necessary for the output of graphics allowing the rest of a computers processing abilities not to be ties up.