[FFmpeg-user] Best CPU for ffmpeg

Ed Torbett ed.torbett at simulation-systems.co.uk
Tue Jan 28 12:05:00 CET 2014

> Assuming you don't want to encode one file but many files
> n with n larger than the number of CPU cores in your
> hardware, I wonder if it isn't (significantly?) faster to
> encode all n files 

Surely any situation where you're encoding multiple files, especially if large and/or high quality, is going to be more I/O bound than CPU?

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