Graphics card and graphics adaptor the same thing? Tags: Graphics Cards Radeon Graphics HD Memory Last response: July 28, 2011 2:38 PM in Graphics & Displays Share pkhamidar2com July 28, 2011 10:23:16 AM hey i found this card online, it says XFX Radeon HD 5770 - Graphics adapter what does that mean? its selling for about 75 quid! Product Features Maximum graphic adapter memory: 1024 MB Graphics adapter memory type: DDR5-SDRAM Memory bus: 128 bit Memory clock speed: 4800 MHz Graphics adapter chipset: ATI Product Description: XFX Radeon HD 5770 - graphics adapter - Radeon HD 5770 - 1 GB Device Type: Graphics adapter Enclosure Type: Plug-in card Interface Type: PCI Express 2.1 x16 Dimensions (WxDxH): 1.9 cm x 22.5 cm x 11.1 cm Graphics Processor / Vendor: ATI Radeon HD 5770 Clock Speed: 850 MHz API Supported: DirectX 11 Video Memory: 1 GB - GDDR5 SDRAM Video Output: 2560 x 1600 thats what it says... so im guessing its the actual card but what does it mean if it says graphics adaptor instead of graphics card? thanks More about : graphics card graphics adaptor thing pkhamidar2com July 28, 2011 10:56:47 AM oh ok thanks ill buy it probably then looks good anyway cadder July 28, 2011 2:22:58 PM A graphics card IS a graphics adapter, but a graphics adapter doesn't have to be a card. A graphics adapter can be integrated into a motherboard, or maybe even a usb adapter. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer pkhamidar2com July 28, 2011 2:38:42 PM ah ok doesnt matter, i got a new 6770 1gb for 75 quid, so happy! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIntel HD Graphics Vs Intel HD 2500 Graphics? How much, if any, difference? Are they the same thing? Forum some thing better for the same or lower price than the ASUS ROG 17.3 Gaming Laptop GTX 860M Graphics? Forum Solved[Question] Noticed odd thing about my graphics card. Can someone explain what these are for? Forum SolvedPower supply is 262 watts graphics card needs 300 will any thing happen Forum Solvedcan i use my integrated and amd graphics card at the same time Forum Will using a PCIe x1 to PCIe x16 adaptor give me decreased performance if i use a graphics card in the slot? Forum SolvedFor SLI[ing], do you need the exact same graphics card. Forum SolvedCan I use two PCI-E cables from my PSU for the same graphics card? Forum SolvedDo all Video/Graphics Cards have the same airflow? Forum Is the graphics card the only thing the psu runs? Forum SolvedRunning two graphics cards with the same GPU without SLI Forum SolvedAre these two graphics cards the same or different? Forum SolvedIs the MSI Nvidia GTX 760 2GB DDR5 PCI-E Graphics Card the same as the reference card... Forum SolvedDoes a graphics card have to have the same clock clock frequency as processor and RAM? Forum SolvedSame FPS on any game on low or high graphics (graphics card upgrade) Forum SolvedWindows 7 system with and ATI and Nividia graphics card at the same time. Forum SolvedAre graphics cards sold by other companies the same as the original ones? Forum SolvedIt should necessary to have same manufactures of Motherboard and Graphics Card? Forum SolvedDifference between same graphics card model but made by different company? Forum SolvedJust got my graphics card replaced it is the same one, should I reinstall drivers? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !