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Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

Picture Perfect

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) delivers seamless video and brings imagery to life with vivid, accurate colors users expect to see for lifelike representations on their PC. Intel® Clear Video HD Technology helps user be more productive with better decisions when ordering online, checking inventories, searching image content, and working with graphics and video. Intel® Clear Video HD Technology in 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM processors lets users view images as they were meant to be seen.

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

What is Intel® Clear Video HD Technology?

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology is a suite of hardware and software technologies built into the image and media processing engine on 2nd generation Intel® CoreTM processors. This technology enables enhanced high-quality, 1080p, high-definition playback, including for Blu-ray* and Web streaming content, with more accurate color representation

Life-like, seamless visual experiences

PC users rely more on graphic imagery and video at work. Yet, their visual experiences haven’t been lifelike, until now. Intel® Clear Video HD Technology improves video playback and delivers eye-popping visuals that bring content to life.

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology

How it works

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology integrates a wide range of image processing technologies, including:

  • Advanced video technologies that remove jitter and create crisper visuals.
  • Total color control, and adaptive contrast and skin tone enhancements that create vivid, rich colors on the display.
  • Intelligent color space mapping that helps ensure colors are presented the way they were meant to be seen when watching video, browsing the Web, or using your PC applications.

Watch this demo and see how built-in visuals deliver incredible visual experiences.

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology supports the following:

  • Optimized high-definition playback with support for Blu-ray* with dual video hardware decode to watch favorite content in stunning HD
  • Full hardware decode acceleration for AVC, VC1, and MPEG-2 formats eliminates stutter and pauses due to software-based video decoding
  • 24-Hz refresh rate support for cinematic playback
  • Stunning video quality with sharpness/detail, noise reduction, and Deep Color and xvYCC* create incredible visuals
  • High-quality DVD upscaling with Windows Media Player*
  • Advanced de-interlacing and film mode detection for crisper imagery
  • Seamless digital display support for HDMI* 1.3a along with dual simultaneous HDMI support to watch content on HDTVs and HD monitors
  • DisplayPort* 1.1 with audio support and up to 2560x1600 resolution support very high resolution monitors
  • Multi-channel premium audio with native support for bit-streaming Dolby TrueHD* and DTS-HD Master Audio* create amazing audio experiences
  • Up to 8 full range channels at 24-bit/96 kHz


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