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hardware rendering

Performing the computations necessary to construct output for the printer or screen by following instructions hardwired into a chip. Given computers with equal speed, hardware rendering is faster than software rendering. See render.
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NVIDIA is bringing value and time savings to this market through the hardware rendering capabilities built into its workstation line.
Using Cg, major independent computer-aided design and digital content creation software application vendors - - including Alias|Wavefront, Digital Immersion, Discreet, Softimage, and SolidWorks -- have incorporated into their applications the hardware rendering capabilities found in NVIDIA Quadro FX 500.