[MEncoder-users] Dualcore and Quadcore performance?

Tobias Brockamp tobiasbrockamp at gmx.de
Sun Mar 22 19:59:08 CET 2009

Am 22.03.2009 um 19:38 schrieb Al Bogner:

> I want to build a PC with Opensuse 11.1 especially for video-encoding.
> How much will the performance increase with a dualcore and a  
> quadcore cpu?
> Which one should encode faster:
> AMD Phenom II X4 920 4x 2.80GHz AM2+ 125W Stepping C2 Box or
> INTEL Core 2 Duo E8400 2x 3,00GHz 6MB 333MHz boxed
> How much does the mainboard influence encoding performance?
> My choices would be:
> ASUS M3A32-MVP Deluxe or
> ASUS P5Q-E, P45
> with CORSAIR 4GB CL5 TWIN2X4096-6400C5
> Thanks a lot for any suggestions!

maybe this would help you if you use x264 with mencoder:


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