The plug-in card in a desktop computer that creates the electronic signals required by the monitor. For gamers, this card is always called a "graphics card." In the business world, it is called a "display adapter," "graphics card" or "video card." Additionally, A graphics card is a device installed in a computer that consists of a graphics processing unit designed to help process and display images, especially 3D graphics. Graphics cards help take the processing strain off the main processor, and can contain their own memory to take the strain off the system RAM.