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

Dave ffmpeg at dgmm.net
Tue Oct 31 02:56:06 EET 2017

On Sunday 29 October 2017 10:14:00 Michael IV wrote:
> 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.
Thanks, I'll look into NVENC and see what if any support there is for using
it with FreeBSD.

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