[mythtv-users] Possibly a "dumb" question
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Feb 5 20:29:16 UTC 2010
On 2/5/2010 15:15, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> One i5 core and 320 MB is all I need for MPEG-2 encoding, two cores
> and 600MB if I want scaling and OSD. Maybe not trivial, but not
> exactly putting a man-on-the-moon. MPEG-2 Encoding is more processor
> intensive than decoding. But, modern processors are amazingly fast.
I admit the last time I tried to encode mpeg2 was back on a 1.8 P4, but
a high quality DVD encode at 5mbps ran at around 10fps. I figured
higher bitrates and resolutions would more than make up for the increase
in CPU performance since then.
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