Audio and video transcoding much faster on Windows 8

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#1

Audio and video transcoding much faster on Windows 8.

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#2

8 seconds faster is “big time”?

Also, 30 seconds faster is also not a huge difference for a 4 minute video. So it might drop 18 minutes on a 2 hour encode. Call me when it cuts times in half, then I might share the enthusiasm.


#3

[QUOTE=Zzyzxroad;2649801]8 seconds faster is “big time”?

Also, 30 seconds faster is also not a huge difference for a 4 minute video. So it might drop 18 minutes on a 2 hour encode. Call me when it cuts times in half, then I might share the enthusiasm.[/QUOTE]Sure, in actual time, eight seconds isn’t all that much, but this is a 16.4 percent increase in speed. That’s pretty good.


#5

If this is true, then I’m man enough to give Win 8 some credit. For those of us who batch convert MANY audio or video files, any time saved is welcome. That being said, I’d rather just keep Win 7 and buy a faster PC (which is what I’m going to do in two months).


#6

Whoopee! Any time saved on processing is more than offset by the time wasted finding the Icon for your software on the Metro Desktop.
Shudder to think of how many pages of Icons I’d have to scroll through just to find my video rendering software.


#7

Quick Sync and CUDA also accelerate transcoding. I can’t see why the operating system itself would speed things up. Transcoding isn’t very I/O bound and a well written program should run the same regardless who or what is doing the I/O. Maybe W8 has more efficient codecs?


#8

very useful post, thank you


#9

I believe .265 will help far more and built-in Intel graphics on Ivy gives better result than Cuda.

Windows 7 optimized drivers for transcoding should be well established.

I feel Windows 8 drivers will be lacking for some time.

My computer spends more time waiting for me than I do for it and find a few seconds to not be much of concerning.


#10

[QUOTE=olddancer;2650417]Whoopee! Any time saved on processing is more than offset by the time wasted finding the Icon for your software on the Metro Desktop.
Shudder to think of how many pages of Icons I’d have to scroll through just to find my video rendering software.[/QUOTE]

Right click on the Metro desktop. A large bar will pop up at the bottom. At the right hand side of that bar is an “All Apps” button.
When you click that you get tiles for all of your apps in alphabetical order.


#11

ZDnet :bigsmile: