[FFmpeg-user] Performance issue/question (maybe my misunderstanding)

Roger Pack rogerdpack2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 18:17:23 CEST 2012

> I have two computer. An older one with an 'Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU
> E8400 @ 3.00GHz' and a brand new 'Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3930K CPU @
> 3.20GHz'. The first has two cores (2 threads, 6M cache), the second 6
> cores (12 threads, 12M cache).
> My thoughts are the second should be faster to transcode videos as the
> first one. But it isn't! My new computer was <10% faster as the other.
> It seems to me there are some parameter which are influent the process.
> But I have no idea which?

real	355m8.107s

whoa! That's some big file.  I assume your computers are both
desktops? What if you try it with -threads 1? Are you possibly limited
by disk speed?

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