Media Encoding Tests
LAME 3.97a MT MP3 Encoder 

This version of the LAME MP3 encoder is multi-threaded and takes advantage of two threads.  

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Windows Media Encoder x64 

WME is a great video encoding application that supports WMV9 HD codecs and more. 

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Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 45 




VirtualDub 

VirtualDub is a great application for just about any kind of video conversion but our testing we are using the DivX codec to shrink a collection of videos. 

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Intel Core i7-2820QM Mobile Sandy Bridge Performance Review - Processors 47 




Handbrake

Known mainly for its DVD re-encoding prowess, our test uses the Handbrake command line interface. 

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7-Zip Compression 

I decided to replace the WinRAR test with a more repeatable and threaded application, 7-Zip. 

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Sandy Bridge is continuing to flex its muscles in these media encoding tests.

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