Video Encoding and Photo Editing

DivX 6.1 with XMPEG 5.03

This test uses the latest DivX codec that supports multi-threaded encoding on the XMPEG application for easy encoding setup.  Here we had a 2 GB video that we asked XMPEG to convert the first 10,000 frames to DivX.

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  1

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  2

Windows Media Encoder 9

This custom test uses the standard Windows Media Encoder to convert a 720p HD video file to a 2Mb CBR DVD-quality video in two passes. 

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  3

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  4

Windows Media Encoder 9 Take Two

This version of the test is part of the World Bench suite of tests and encodes a smaller video.

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  5

VideoWave Movie Creator 1.5

This World Bench test simulates creating a video from home movies.

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  6

Adobe Premiere 6.5

A more professional level benchmark, here World Bench is simulating more content creation in video and audio format.

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  7

Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1

This incredibly popular image editing software is used in World Bench to simulate common image manipulation techniques.

Asus Striker Extreme nForce 680i Intel Motherboard Review - Motherboards  8

The new Asus board was a couple of seconds slower in a few of the results here, but again the scores are withing tenths-of-a-percent in difference between the competing platforms.

« PreviousNext »