Graphics processing unit
A graphics processing unit (GPU), also occasionally called visual processing unit (VPU), is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation...
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AMD Throws Down The GPU Gauntlet With New 4th-Gen 'Polaris'
AMD’s new Polaris graphics architecture ushers in a fourth-generation graphics core, unheard of power efficiency, and perhaps more importantly for the company, hope. The company said Monday that Polar...
GPGPU
General-purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU, rarely GPGP or GP²U) is the utilization of a graphics processing unit (GPU), which typically handles computation only for computer graphi...
Stream processing
Stream processing is a computer programming paradigm, related to SIMD (single instruction, multiple data), that allows some applications to more easily exploit a limited form of parallel processing. S...
Television Interface Adaptor
The Television Interface Adaptor (TIA) is the custom computer chip that is the heart of the Atari 2600 game console, generating the screen display, sound effects, and reading input controllers. Its de...
Texas Instruments TMS9918
The TMS9918 is a Video Display Controller (VDC) manufactured by Texas Instruments.
The TMS9918 was used in systems such as ColecoVision and CreatiVision (a Japanese variant), Memotech MTX, MSX, Se...
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Video Immersion
Video Immersion is the name of a set of computer graphics processing technologies, used by ATI Technologies in their Radeon video cards. It is the brand name ATI uses to refer to the video compressio...
Intel HD and Iris Graphics
Intel HD Graphics is a series of Intel integrated graphics processors introduced in 2010 that are manufactured on the same package or die as the central processing unit (CPU).Intel Iris Graphics and I...
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GeForce 256
The GeForce 256 is the original release in Nvidia's "GeForce" product-line. Announced on August 31, 1999 and released on October 11, 1999, the GeForce 256 improves on its predecessor (RIVA TNT2) by i...
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Video Display Controller
A video display controller or VDC is an integrated circuit which is the main component in a video signal generator, a device responsible for the production of a TV video signal in a computing or game ...
GeForce 600 Series
The GeForce 600 Series is a family of graphics processing units developed by Nvidia, used in desktop and laptop PCs. It serves as the introduction for the Kepler architecture (GK-codenamed chips), nam...
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VIDC1
The VIDC1 was a Video Display Controller chip created as an accompanying chip to the ARM CPU as used in Acorn Archimedes computer systems, its successor the VIDC20 was used in the later RiscPCs.
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VDPAU
VDPAU (Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix) is a royalty-free API as well as its implementation as free and open-source library (libvdpau) distributed under the MIT License.The VDPAU interface ...
Motorola 6845
The Motorola 6845 (commonly MC6845) is a video address generator first introduced by Motorola and used among others in the Videx VideoTerm display cards for the Apple II computers, in the MDA, HGC and...
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CTIA and GTIA
Color Television Interface Adaptor (CTIA) and its successor Graphic Television Interface Adaptor (GTIA) are custom chips used in the Atari 8-bit family of computers and in the Atari 5200 console. In t...
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RSX 'Reality Synthesizer'
The RSX 'Reality Synthesizer' is a proprietary graphics processing unit (GPU) co-developed by Nvidia and Sony for the PlayStation 3 video game console. The chip is based on the Nvidia G70, fea...
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Intel Clear Video
Intel Clear Video is a hardware feature designed to offload video decoding processes and video post-processing from a computer's CPU hardware to Intel's GMA integrated graphics processors.Intel Clear ...
Tseng Labs ET4000
The Tseng Labs ET4000 was a popular graphics accelerator chip during the early 1990s, commonly found in many 486 and compatible systems.At introduction (1991), the original ET4000 was notable for its ...
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Distributed Codec Engine
Distributed Codec Engine (DCE) is an API and its implementation as software library ("libdce") by Texas Instruments. The library was released under the Revised BSD License and some additional terms.It...
Motorola 6847
The MC6847 is a video display generator (VDG) first introduced by Motorola and used in the TRS-80 Color Computer, Dragon 32/64, Laser 200 and Acorn Atom, among others. It is a relatively simple displa...
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ATI Hybrid Graphics
The ATI Hybrid Graphics technology, is a collective brand from AMD for its Radeon line of discrete and integrated GPU, promoting higher performance and productivity while saving energy consumption in ...
Comparison of ATI Graphics Processing Units
This page contains general information about the GPUs and video cards by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), including those by ATI Technologies before 2006, based on official specifications in table form.<...
Comparison of ATI Graphics Processing Units - Wikipedia
RAMDAC
Random Access Memory Digital-to-Analog Converter (RAMDAC) is a combination of three fast DACs with a small SRAM used in computer graphics display controllers to store the color palette and to generate...
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Blitter
In a computer system, a blitter is a circuit, sometimes as a coprocessor or a logic block on a microprocessor, that is dedicated to the rapid movement and modification of data within that computer's m...
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Hollywood (graphics chip)
Hollywood is the name of the graphics processing unit (GPU) used in Nintendo's Wii and Wii U video game consoles. It was designed by ATI, and is manufactured using the same 90 nm CMOS process as the "...
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DirectX Video Acceleration
DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) is a Microsoft API specification for the Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms that allows video decoding to be hardware accelerated. The pipeline allows certain C...
Thomson EF936x
The Thomson EF936x is a type of Graphic Display Processor (GDP). The chip could draw at 1 million pixels per second, which was relatively advanced for the year of its release (1982).
Plastic or Ce...
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Vivante Corporation
Vivante Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with an R&D center in Shanghai, China. The company was founded in 2004 as GiQuila and focused on the...