What is a GPU? - Catness Game Studios

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Added 03/10/2022 Updated 16/05/2023


The Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) is the equivalent of the CPU on a graphics card. It is responsible for making calculations involved when enjoying our favourite video games. It should not be confused with the graphics card but as one of its parts together with the command processor, raster unit, texturing unit, intersection unit, video CODEC, etc.