An integrated video card (it is also often called an integrated or “onboard” video card) is part of the chipset system logic of the computer motherboard (part of the chipset). The integrated video card is usually located inside the chip of its “north bridge”.
Do not worry if you do not yet fully understand what is at stake (some kind of “bridges”, etc.) we will talk about the motherboard device in more detail in the following sections. So far, we are only interested in the integrated video card. The photo shows a typical example of integrated video on the motherboard.
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Sound card is an integral attribute of a multimedia computer. Previously, when PCs were ancient and terribly slow, you had to buy a sound card for a computer separately, select the necessary type of connector, install it, and then carefully configure it in the right program. Who remembers what DOS applications are, he will understand me 🙂
Now – everything is much simpler! Sound cards for computers are divided into several categories:
made in the form of a separate printed circuit board, installed inside the system unit (discrete)
integrated (on board), which are an integral part of the motherboard
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Monitor calibration devices allow both calibration and profiling. Most calibrators look like a computer mouse and attach to the display. Included with the device is a program that displays on the monitor a consistent set of colors and tones that are measured and recorded by the device.
The most common calibrators are:
Rite Eye-One Display,
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