[Libav-user] Faster X265 encoding, buying new hardware, advice please?

Michael IV explomaster at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 10:14:00 EET 2017

I would recommend to invest into good Nvidia GPU and use NVENC which
outperforms libx264 and reduces CPU consumption dramatically.

On Oct 28, 2017 10:51 PM, "Carl Eugen Hoyos" <ceffmpeg at gmail.com> wrote:

2017-10-25 22:09 GMT+02:00 Dave <ffmpeg at dgmm.net>:

> Should I  be wary of AMD though or do the more modern CPUs support
> the same extensions as Intel, or at least are supported by the encoder
> such that I'm not going to end up with a pig in a poke if I choose AMD?

You could try to find an online performance test that uses
libx264, I suspect current AMD cpu's are supposed to show
very good results.

Carl Eugen
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