I'm thinking of putting together a new system using an AMD 790GX motherboard and the AMD Athlon X2 7850 Kuma 2.8GHz CPU.
I need to keep the price down but I'm curious how fast it will be encoding?
Anyone have the 7750 or 7850 Kuma CPU ???
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Guessing it's going to depend on the encoder and the OS.FB-DIMM are the real cause of global warming
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It is a very old program, and I am sure that is why ... but for benchmarking, this is probably no longer a viable program, then... although for comparison against older machines, it's good to use the same SW to compare results.
So in a nutshell, it's nothing to worry about.
Yes but it is a bit interesting to see what core architecture truly does for you when you don't have multi-threaded apps running.FB-DIMM are the real cause of global warming
ill be honest i was being sarcastic
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I just ran a test with TMPGEnc Plus 2.5. I encoded a short DV video (no filtering) using Task Manager to set the CPU affinity to limit the number of cores. Here are the encoding times (Q6600 quad core CPU):
1 core: 288 seconds
2 cores: 143 seconds
3 cores: 131 seconds
4 cores: 131 seconds
I ran each encoding twice and got the same results (one was 1 second different). My interpretation: TMPGEnc is probably using 2 threads in the encoding engine and maybe a third thread to do the other processing (decompressing the DV video, converting YUV to RGB, etc.). Even if it is running 4 or more threads it is not using them effectively. It's basically a 2 thread program. Unless you know of some way to change the thread count (see cylcometric's post above).
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