Definitions for "Graphics Processing Unit"
Keywords:  gpu, offloads, cpu, chip, vpu
a processor set aside specifically for generating the graphical components of an operating system and interfacing with output devices such as a monitor or LCD screen
(GPU): Micro-processing computer chip used in graphics cards to accelerate the display of graphics. The GPU is used especially for mathematically intensive tasks, such as the display texture maps and lighting effects that would otherwise be handled by the CPU, thus slowing down its speed and performance.
The GPU is the processor found on a graphics card, and is the main chip for handling the work required to create the image produced on a display.
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