What is a graphics card and a graphics driver?
The graphics components are the part of your computer that control and enhance how graphics (pictures, videos, programs, animation, 3D) are displayed on your computer screen.
Other common names for graphics components
Other common names for the graphics components are: video card, video adapter, display adapter, and graphic accelerator.
The graphics driver is a program that controls how your graphic components work with the rest of your computer: your software, like SketchUp, your monitor, and so on.
For more information about:
- The graphics cards that are recommended for SketchUp, click here.
- How to find out which graphics card you have in your PC, click here.
- How to update a graphics driver, click here.