H.264
Encoder
Cores

Low Power Encoders

Fast Encoder

Ultra-Fast Encoder

H264-E-BIS
Low-Power Intra-Only
Baseline Profile Enc

H264-E-BPS
Low-Power
Baseline Profile Encoder

H264-E-MPS
Low-Power
Main Profile Encoder

H264-E-HIS
Intra-Only
High Profile Encoder

H264-E-BPF
Ultra-Fast
Baseline Profile Encoder

Throughput (cycles/pixel) 4 4 4 2.5

2 or 1

ASIC (16nm) Performance UHD/4k@30 UHD/4k@30 1080p60 1080p60 UHD/4k@60
Silicon Resources 1 Very Small Small Small Moderate Moderate–High
Profile Constrained
Baseline
Constrained
Baseline
Main High 10 Intra Constrained
Baseline
Slices Types IDR IDR, P IDR, P IDR IDR, P
Chroma Formats 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0 4:2:0
Bits per sample 8 8 8 8, 10 8
Progressive/Interlaced included/ included included/ included included/ not supported included/ not supported included/ included
Multiple video channels Optional Optional Optional not supported Optional
CAVLC / CABAC included/ not supported included/ not supported not supported/ included included/ not supported included/ not supported
CBR and VBR included included included not supported included
Intra-Refresh N/A included included N/A included
Multiple Slices included included included not supported included

Notes:

  1. Very Small <100K Gates, Small <200K Gates, Moderate <500K Gates, and High >500K Gates.

 

H.264
Decoder Cores

H264-D-BP
Low Latency Baseline Profile Decoder

H264-LD-BP
Low Power Baseline Profile Decoder

Profile Constrained Baseline Constrained Baseline
Profile Compatibility Full Limited to stream from the H264-E-BPS/BPF, amd BIS cores
Additional Features not supported Interlaced with Main Profile Syntax
Throughput (cycles/pixel)

2.5

4

Silicon Resources1 Moderate Small

Notes:

  1. Very Small <100k Gates, Moderate <500K Gates