[SOLVED] What is api in graphics card

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What is api in gpu and how does it affect gaming performance. The answers on internet are not so clear so, i thought to ask it to some pros.
 
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What is api in gpu and how does it affect gaming performance. The answers on internet are not so clear so, i thought to ask it to some pros.
It isn't the GPU, but the GPU DRIVER. There are multiple interfaces Direct X, OpenGL, etc. The implementation of the specific calls a game makes can be optimized by the GPU manufacturer. That is why performance changes as drivers are updated.

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What is api in gpu and how does it affect gaming performance. The answers on internet are not so clear so, i thought to ask it to some pros.
It isn't the GPU, but the GPU DRIVER. There are multiple interfaces Direct X, OpenGL, etc. The implementation of the specific calls a game makes can be optimized by the GPU manufacturer. That is why performance changes as drivers are updated.
 
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