SPECviewperf 12 - Maya ◈ How to choose a graphics card: Your buying guide

Although your computer can do basic work and even play some games without a dedicated graphics card, you will need a graphics processor for serious gaming and video production. Trying to find the right graphics processor can be a challenge. When choosing a graphics processor, you'll likely start by determining your performance needs and price range, and then see which products are better suited to your needs. To bring you up to speed, we've compiled a ranking of graphics cards for you from best to worst. We compiled our list based on the SPECviewperf 12 - Maya benchmark. Also, don't forget the following: - How to choose the right GPU? - Which GPU is enough for gaming? - How do I choose a GPU for my CPU? - Should the GPU be higher than the CPU? Don't forget to make sure your graphics card is compatible with your CPU to save yourself from unpleasant surprises.