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I have found the whole Virtnu features inexplicably vague. I would love to get some feedback on Virtnu. It made sense to me when I attached my monitor to the on-board mobo HDMI out and had the bios setting set to IGP. With Virtnu enabled, my frame rates on various benchmark problems were almost the same as if I had my monitor attached to my regular MSI GTX video card and had the bios set to PCI. Thee was a very slight loss in frame rate, consistent with what I read.

But here's the 64,000 question: what programs take advantage of this setup? Apparently this is the configuration needed to take advantage of QuucjSync, which apparently encodes much faster. But you have to be connected to the on-board or on-chip video. Is that correct? And then Virtnu lets you take advantage of the power your regular video card for games and stuff. Correct?

Now I use Handbrake a lot, but apparently it does not utilize QuickSync. But what programs use it, especially free ones?

Do I even have all of this correct? Any Virtnu experts out there that can enlighten us? Thanks.

marty
Edited by tootercomputer - 5/7/12 at 9:14pm
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I have found the whole Virtnu features inexplicably vague. I would love to get some feedback on Virtnu. It made sense to me when I attached my monitor to the mobo HDMI out and had the bios setting set to IGP. My frame rates on various benchmark problems were almost the same as if I had my monitor attached to my video card and had the bios set to PCI. Thee was a very slight loss in frame rate, consistent with what I read.
But here's the 64, 000 question: what programs take advantage of this setup? Apparently this is the configuration needed to take advantage of QuucjSync, which apparently encodes much faster. Is that correct? Now I use Handbrake a lot, but apparently it does not utilize QuickSync. But what programs use it, especially free ones? Do I even have all of this correct? Any Virtnu experts out there that can enlighten us? Thanks.
marty
List of QuickSync supported apps:
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/quick-sync-video/quick-sync-video-general.html
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Originally Posted by tootercomputer View Post

I have found the whole Virtnu features inexplicably vague. I would love to get some feedback on Virtnu. It made sense to me when I attached my monitor to the on-board mobo HDMI out and had the bios setting set to IGP. With Virtnu enabled, my frame rates on various benchmark problems were almost the same as if I had my monitor attached to my regular MSI GTX video card and had the bios set to PCI. Thee was a very slight loss in frame rate, consistent with what I read.
But here's the 64,000 question: what programs take advantage of this setup? Apparently this is the configuration needed to take advantage of QuucjSync, which apparently encodes much faster. But you have to be connected to the on-board or on-chip video. Is that correct? And then Virtnu lets you take advantage of the power your regular video card for games and stuff. Correct?
Now I use Handbrake a lot, but apparently it does not utilize QuickSync. But what programs use it, especially free ones?
Do I even have all of this correct? Any Virtnu experts out there that can enlighten us? Thanks.
marty

I'm with you, it is very vague. Is it worth enabling IGPU for regular use? Apparently it works in conjunction with the dedicated card to make graphics that much better. It was noted a couple of posts ago that there is no noticeable advantage. According to the Asrock website, they seem to think more highly of it. Is there a disadvantage to enabling IGPU? I really haven't seen too much about it. I really couldn't care less because I'm not a big gamer, but I still like to know what it's about haha.
Edited by JJFIVEOH - 5/7/12 at 11:28pm
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With my multiplier of 46, offset of +0.040v and LLC 3, I can run IBT for 100 runs with Custom 12000MB and it will fully pass.
The max voltage shown in CPUID is 1.368v while IBT is running.
I have C1E Disabled, C3 Enabled, C6 Enabled, and Package C State Auto.
I can try again with all those Disabled.

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I only disabled C3 and C6. I'm surprised you're only sitting at 1.368. I would bet if I put mine at LLC 3 with .04 offset I would be over 1.40. I'm guessing 1.42. That's odd if the rest of our settings are similar. I'll give it a shot later and see how mine compares.
I use CPUID Hardware Monitor so I can see the max VCore. That's where I got the 1.38. Using CPUID I only saw 1.344.

I ran your settings and came up with 1.408 max VCore with CPUID. Max VCore with CPUID Hardware Monitor was 1.42. Min is at 1.02.
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I ran your settings and came up with 1.408 max VCore with CPUID. Max VCore with CPUID Hardware Monitor was 1.42. Min is at 1.02.
Weird that I can run my 2600K with an offset of +0.040v and an LLC of 3, with IBT Custom 12000 MB, and CPUID shows the voltage as 1.368v. But with your 2600K and those same settings it reads 1.408v, even though we have the same motherboard.
I'll have to install the hardware monitor and see what it says for the max and min voltage.

EDIT:
After installing Hardware Monitor and running IBT for a while, and then idle for a bit, it shows my Max voltage at 1.38v and Min at 1.02v. This is with the 46 multiplier, offset of +0.040 and LLC 3.
Edited by FAUguy - 5/8/12 at 1:35am
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Weird that I can run my 2600K with an offset of +0.040v and an LLC of 3, with IBT Custom 12000 MB, and CPUID shows the voltage as 1.368v. But with your 2600K and those same settings it reads 1.408v, even though we have the same motherboard.
I'll have to install the hardware monitor and see what it says for the max and min voltage.
In case youdid not know, offset value is different from CPU to CPU. Offset value is dependent on the multiplier and VID. So you cannot compare offset value unlike fixed Vcore.
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Fatal1ty owner! Good solid board, no issues except USB 3.0 ports (possibly just the one) doesnt like ub2 devices.

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Long time reader, etc, etc.

Got my Asrock Z68 E3 G3 in Jan. 2500k, 6870, ssd, by far the best pc I've ever owned. Anyone on the fence, BUY ASROCK!!

Anyway, ever since the bios update i did last weekend (2.10) had 1 issue:

1: Team Fortress 2, losing connection mid-game, while no one else on the server is. NEVER had this before the update. If anyone could point me in the direction of the correct LAN driver, or any other suggestions, much appreciated.
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Long time reader, etc, etc.
Got my Asrock Z68 E3 G3 in Jan. 2500k, 6870, ssd, by far the best pc I've ever owned. Anyone on the fence, BUY ASROCK!!
Anyway, ever since the bios update i did last weekend (2.10) had 1 issue:
1: Team Fortress 2, losing connection mid-game, while no one else on the server is. NEVER had this before the update. If anyone could point me in the direction of the correct LAN driver, or any other suggestions, much appreciated.

Download LAN driver at Realtek website.

http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=13&PFid=5&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false
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Thanks for the quick reply trumpet!
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