UVD

Short for Unified Video Decoding, UVD is a dedicated video decode processing unit first introduced by ATI Technologies with the company’s ATI Radeon HD 2000 series of GPUs. The HD 2000 graphics processors offloads both CPU and GPU rendering pipelines. UVD technology reduces power use, decreases system noise and increases notebook battery life during HD video playback.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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