[FFmpeg-user] what's the best hardware build out?

jd1008 jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 20:27:13 CET 2015

Also, see

On 02/09/2015 12:21 PM, jd1008 wrote:
> PS: The AMD Octacore I was thinking of is
> http://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Bulldozer/AMD-FX-Series%20FX-9370.html#specs
> On 02/09/2015 12:13 PM, jd1008 wrote:
>> What about an AMD Octacore cpu optioned with highest amount of caches and
>> highest clock speed available, and of course full complement of RAM 
>> that the mobo can handle?
>> If you still want intel, then choose
>> Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz 
>> <http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i7-4790K+%40+4.00GHz&id=2275> 
>> Of course, needs to be a desktop, not a laptop.
>> In my experience, the most reliable mobos have come from ASUS.
>> PS: I do not want to start any mobo reliability wars/discussions.
>> It's just my personal experience.
>> On 02/08/2015 11:32 PM, jarhead4067 wrote:
>>> I'm a long-time developer/noob to FFMpeg, so bear with me.  I've got a
>>> requirement for a system to split video files into thumbnails (1 thumbnail
>>> per second of video).  The input video format will be all over the place
>>> (i.e. .mp4, .flv, etc), video length all over the place (30 seconds to 2
>>> hours), and at wildly different resolutions.  Also, we'll need to support
>>> processing thousands of videos daily.  The plan is to use the following
>>> ffmpeg command line (this will be ran in multiple processes so all available
>>> threads are used):
>>> ffmpeg -i sourcevideo.mp4 -y -vf scale=100:-1 -r 1 frame_%6d.jpg
>>> I'm going to be building out a dedicated Windows based system for this.
>>> Outside of throwing as much CPU as possible at it (Core i7-4790), are there
>>> any other suggestions on what an ideal hardware build out should be, i.e.
>>> SSD, GPUs, etc?  Also, is that the best (fastest) FFMpeg command line for
>>> what I'm trying to do here?
>>> Any help is welcome and appreciated on this.
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