Basic Configuration Tab - 2023.2 English

H.264/H.265 Video Decode Unit Solutions LogiCORE IP Product Guide (PG414)

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The Basic Configuration tab shown in the following figure lets you select video parameters used to calculate the total dynamic power used by decoder blocks.

Figure 1. VDU Basic Configuration Tab

The VDU subsystem is controlled by software at runtime. Configuration options set in the VDU GUI are used to estimate bandwidth, and calculate the buffer size.

The parameters on the Basic Configuration tab are as follows:

Component Name
Component name is set automatically by IP integrator
Bandwidth Summary
Reports the decoder buffer size. Reports bandwidth for the decoder.
Number of Decoder Instances
Select 1 to 4
Maximum Number of Decoder Streams
Per VDU instance 32 streams are supported. For Four VDU instances Maximum 100 streams are supported. Select one to 32 streams. Determines memory requirements.
Note: The VDU supports 32 streams, but AMD recommends choosing the closest combination using the available options in the GUI.
Coding Standard
Select AVC or HEVC.
Coding Type
Select the GOP structure to use for decoding:
  • Intra frame only: I-frame only
  • Intra and inter frame: I-frame, B-frame, and P-frames
Select one of the following resolutions:
  • 1280×720
  • 1920×1080
  • 3840×2160
Frames Per Second
Select 15, 30, 45, or 60 fps.
Color Format
Select one of the following color formats:
  • 4:0:0 - monochrome
  • 4:2:0
  • 4:2:2
Color Depth
Select 8 or 10 bits per channel.