With GPUs Skyrocketing in Price, Should You Buy a Graphics Card?

A graphics processing unit (GPU) offers increased graphical horsepower over integrated graphics. While most people use GPUs for gaming they remain useful for data processing as well as tasks such as video editing. So why do they cost a fortune now? Because of cryptocurrency mining’s popularity, the demand for graphics cards skyrocketed. Find out if you should buy a graphics card or not, and what the best alternatives are! GPU Price Surge Image Credit: NikolayFrolochkin via Pixabay Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum are mined using either ASIC devices (cryptocurrency lingo explained) or GPUs. While ASICs specialize in mining a…

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