Intel Rapid BIOS Boot is an option in the Intel BIOS that significantly reduces BIOS boot time without sacrificing important functionality. This results in faster POST (Power On Self Test) times that eliminate redundant code, reduce legacy features, and implement selective hardware usage and configuration logic. Rapid BIOS Boot has been available on Intel desktop boards since 2002.*
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The rectangular area of a display screen actually being used to display images. The raster is slightly smaller than the physical dimensions of the display screen. Also, the raster varies for different resolutions. For example, VGA resolution of 640×480 on a 15-inch monitor produces one raster, whereas SVGA resolution of 1,024×768 produces a slightly different […]
- raster image processor
A hardware -software combination that converts a vector image into a bit-mapped image. All PostScript printers contain a RIP that converts the PostScript commands into bit-mapped pages that the printer can output.
Unprocessed. The term refers to data that is passed along to an I/O device without being interpreted. In contrast, cooked refers to data that is processed before being passed to the I/O device. The term comes from UNIX, which supports cooked and raw modes for data output to a terminal. In cooked mode, special characters, […]
- raw data
(râ dā´t&) (n.) Information that has been collected but not formatted or analyzed. Raw data often is collected in a database where it can be analyzed and made useful.
- raw footage
The original unedited footage that is captured while shooting. Also called source video.