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If an application supports IQS, you can't make it any faster by adding discrete GPU. Quick Sync is the fastest H264 hardware encoder. Most programs don't support it though, but perfectly capable of using Nvidia CUDA.

If you want to improve video quality use software encoding only. Disable all hardware acceleration like OpenCL, CUDA, and etc.

And other stuff as usual. Use higher bitrate and etc.
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If an application supports IQS, you can't make it any faster by adding discrete GPU. Quick Sync is the fastest H264 hardware encoder. Most programs don't support it though, but perfectly capable of using Nvidia CUDA.

If you want to improve video quality use software encoding only. Disable all hardware acceleration like OpenCL, CUDA, and etc.

And other stuff as usual. Use higher bitrate and etc.


ok but i am lost as to how do i use the software only ? when i am using DVD FAB and it needs to re encode the video - it uses the intel encoder -

what you are saying is i should disable this ? if thats the case - how would i disable it - you feel the DVD FAB software would do a better job and faster than leaving it alone and letting the intel do the encoding ?

i was under the impression theres nothing i can do it just does it - reason i was looking for a Nvidia because of the Cuda - thinking it would be faster overall and better etc, with a Card and not use the HD 4000 Gpu -
post #5213 of 6656
There should be an option to disable hardware encoding/decoding. Check the options. If not, it's impossible.

CUDA is not faster than Quick Sync. It's more common.

Software = better quality, much longer encoding.
Edited by DeXel - 3/17/13 at 5:14pm
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There should be an option to disable hardware encoding/decoding. Check the options. If not, it's impossible.

CUDA is not faster than Quick Sync. It's more common.

Software = better quality, much longer encoding.


ok i have to check - i never really looked - didnt know - i was actually trying to get it done faster - but it depends how much a difference it will be compared to the quality in the end


for some reason i though Nvidia Cuda was going to make an improvement since DVD FAB is made to work with Cuda Cores -


i have try it with just the software and see -
post #5215 of 6656
DVD Fab added support for Quick Sync a while ago. Try to encode using Quick Sync and software.

I just installed DVDFab 9, and all H/W settigns are under General -> A/V.

Default settings maybe are set to use software for encoding, and Quick Sync for decoding. Switch stuff around, and see what works best for you.

For maximum speed you want to set Quick Sync for both encoding and decoding.
For maximum quality set disable all H/W stuff. You can try to use Quick Sync for decoding too. I bet the difference isn't big here.

Then convert the same file using both settings, and see what works best for you.

A comparison of various hardware encoders.
Edited by DeXel - 3/17/13 at 5:28pm
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DVD Fab added support for Quick Sync a while ago. Try to encode using Quick Sync and software.

I just installed DVDFab 9, and all H/W settigns are under General -> A/V.

Default settings maybe are set to use software for encoding, and Quick Sync for decoding. Switch stuff around, and see what works best for you.

For maximum speed you want to set Quick Sync for both encoding and decoding.
For maximum quality set disable all H/W stuff. You can try to use Quick Sync for decoding too. I bet the difference isn't big here.

Then convert the same file using both settings, and see what works best for you.

A comparison of various hardware encoders.

i never really playing around with the settings - to be honest - the quality is Great just as it is - i didnt think i could improve on that - i was shooting to improve the speed and time it takes to get it done -

i noticed that once it starts to re encode if its needed - i try not to compress if i dont have too - but when i do - it starts and then it shows Intel encoder started etc, or decoder - i am not sure now which is says -


i am using DVD Fab 9 - interface is different so its throwing me off a bit also -


so if i use just the software and turn off all the encoders - decoders etc, - i should get a better end result but longer time ?


now - would adding a video card - like the GT640 - make a improvement in speed over the stock intel Gpu ?

i am using this model as a starting point - because its the highest card with no external power -

would this make a difference or nothing at all since i would be using the software only ?
post #5217 of 6656
Quote:
i understand that the GDDR5 Memory is better - so i look for that -

They're all gddr5.
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i look for total memory - at least 1 Gig - if 2 Gig - ok depends on price difference

eh, you dont really need even 1gb except on 1080 and usually more for games. It really depends on the usage, im not sure about your applications.
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but does the GT640 do better than the HD 4000 on board ? would it be an improvement over stock GPU

not by much. certainly not for it's price.
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They're all gddr5.
eh, you dont really need even 1gb except on 1080 and usually more for games. It really depends on the usage, im not sure about your applications.
not by much. certainly not for it's price.


ok so this may not be worth it then - i just read the link above about the difference with Video codecs etc, - got me more confused - haha

but like he said - the best outcome would be just to use software alone -

i have to see how long that would take compared to my avg time of about a hour and half for a blu ray about 45 gig - had to be compressed to about 75% of size this was with intel re encoder working
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For some reason when i OC now the setting dont stick. Is this a common problem?
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