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Render Output Units (ROPs) - Also known as "Raster Operations Pipeline," which is more useful in determining the application of a ROP. As with a Texture Map Unit or CPU's Floating Point Unit, a Render Output Unit is a specific component on a GPU that is responsible for the processing of final pixel values prior to drawing them to the screen. ROPs perform pixel read/write tasks that include processing pixel and texel (see: Texture Filter Rate) data; Render Output Units interpret the final depth of pixels before rendering them to the screen. More ROPs will increase the speed and bandwidth for which images are rasterized and/or rendered to the screen.

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