graphics coprocessor

graphics coprocessor

Graphics hardware that performs various 2D and 3D geometry and rendering functions, offloading the main CPU from performing such tasks. This typically refers to a very high-end graphics subsystem, but may also refer to a graphics accelerator. See graphics accelerator.
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A graphics coprocessor works with the ARM940T CPU to accelerate 2D drawing operations such as BitBlt, TextBlt and color expansion for fast screen updates.
Bell will market Weitek's complete product line, including the Weitek Power 9000, the world's fastest graphics coprocessor for Windows, CAD and desktop publishing, which recently outperformed all challengers on ZD Lab's Winmark 3.
OptiSys(TM) and OptiSys-Pro leverage Peerless' QuickPrint(TM) 1900 (QP1900(TM)) graphics coprocessor family to provide highly efficient processing of color images for the new low cost single-pass print engines at speeds of up to 25 color pages-per-minute (ppm).
YARC Systems Corporation has chosen the EDRAM for use in its new MacRageous II graphics coprocessor board announced in January 1993.
The ALG2564 is the first PCI video/graphics processor integrating a 64-bit pipelined graphics coprocessor with all video functions.
The power of Digital's Alpha AXP technology with a highly optimized graphics coprocessor has been combined with Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.
The new design eliminates the need for a specialized graphics coprocessor for obtaining improved video performance over super VGA.
The ATI Graphics Ultra incorporates a graphics coprocessor on the video card to increase performance.
DCI off-loads the digital video functions supported by the graphics coprocessor from the system CPU when the graphics coprocessor is not busy.
The 9FX Reality 334 is a mid-range graphics accelerator based on the new ViRGE GX/2 graphics coprocessor from S3.
AdvanSys and AdvanSys-Pro integrate Peerless' new QP1910(TM) graphics coprocessor to provide highly efficient image processing for monochrome products up to 120 pages-per-minute (ppm), as well as for production class color printers and digital copiers.