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For a long time, users who work with graphics-intensive applications have not been a fit for VDI shops because they don't have enough resources at their disposal.
With virtual GPUs (vGPUs), that doesn't have to be the reality. By taking graphics rendering off the physical device and moving it to a server in the data center, virtual GPU technology allows devices to focus their resources elsewhere to keep performance up. Using a virtual GPU is particularly useful for users with low-powered PCs, smartphones or tablets because complex graphics can often slow down virtual desktops on these devices.
Now that you know why a virtual GPU can be useful, it's time to show what else you know about the technology, including facts on some of the top vendors and what GPU virtualization methods exist.
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