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i dont have any blu-ray to rip, but when i encode and burn a dvd using Convertx2DVD, it takes about an hour to do the whole thing, i dont know if that will help you, maybe that will give you a reference on what to expect, I just ordered a 2700k, coming up from a 190t@4ghz.
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Maybe this will help?

Don't forget that you can overclock the 2600K to ridiculous GHz.
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i7 2600k for sure.

Here are some benchmarks to use encoding for both X6 and i7;

Benchmark Results: Media Encoding

Audio and Video Encoding

I'm sure other people can get other benchmarks to prove it also.
    
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Had a friend that could convert blu-rays/MKVs in the ballpark of an 1/2-1 hour by removing the actual stuff from the container (h.264 for an example) and then recompiling it as a different format.
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Maybe this will help?

Don't forget that you can overclock the 2600K to ridiculous GHz.
Under water I would see hopefully 5ghz with the 2600k and probably a safe 4 and a lucky 4.2ghz with the x6. At that point I wonder by how much the 2600k would pull away.

That actually did help a little bit. I haven't seen that chart yet. They do a 2 pass encode with x264 though =(. However what I can take from that is, usually the 1st pass is a quick analyze whereas the 2nd pass is a deeper analysis. The fps are marginally better in the second pass which is probably what I would be looking at for a quality 1 pass encode. They don't mention their settings though which is another downer. I see the x6 beat the 2600k in a couple encodes which is surprising.

Benchmarks, although I hate using that term, like this give me more reason to spend my money more wisely and just get the x6.

I wonder what 6-10 frames would equate to in time spent rendering. I guess you would have to have the total amount of frames that the movie had to figure that out though.
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I totally forgot that in my quest to find the best option for myself that I would probably be utilizing the affinity option in windows to game and encode at the same time. Anybody know what kind of performance I can see out of a 2600k by setting the affinity to using 3 physical cores and 3 virtual ones?

By doing this I can set aside 1 physical core and one virtual core for gaming while encoding on the others...I haven't seen a review approach it that way. :
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That actually did help a little bit. I haven't seen that chart yet. They do a 2 pass encode with x264 though =(. However what I can take from that is, usually the 1st pass is a quick analyze whereas the 2nd pass is a deeper analysis. The fps are marginally better in the second pass which is probably what I would be looking at for a quality 1 pass encode. They don't mention their settings though which is another downer. I see the x6 beat the 2600k in a couple encodes which is surprising.

Benchmarks, although I hate using that term, like this give me more reason to spend my money more wisely and just get the x6.

I wonder what 6-10 frames would equate to in time spent rendering. I guess you would have to have the total amount of frames that the movie had to figure that out though.
I don't see where the x6 beat the 2600k in encoding benchmarks. I checked the ones that rdfloyd and I posted and the i7 came out on top with every encoding one besides one where the i5 came 1st. Also, That's on stock clocks. If you can overclock it to atleast 4.8ishGHZ, It will easily beat the x6 with better time/FPS.

And you said you would spend your money wisely and get the x6. Uhm, I don't think that would be spending your money wisely when the i7 basically eats the x6 in basically every single benchmark almost.

Also, 6-10 frames means alot in rendering. You want to get as much frames as you can out of a CPU. It may not seem alot, But when it comes down to rendering those high HD videos, You want as many frames as you can get.
    
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Originally Posted by bigkahuna360 View Post
Sandy Bridge will be able to upgrade to a SB-E. Anyways 2600K blows PHII x6 out of the water.
I am unsure what you are trying to say here. Sandy Bridge uses Socket 1155, where SB-E will use LGA2011. Ivy Bridge will use 1155, and most 1155 boards currently are recieving firmware updates to support Ivy.
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2600k all the way!
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I would just hold up a little for this. I would say it will blow everything else away.

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