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Amd Phenom 925 + Streaming

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So I found an older system with a 925 + 8 GBs of 1333 RAM in it and I was contemplating on using it as my dedicated streaming machine to reduce the work load of my current gaming PC. I don't have that much knowledge on CPUs and how much power is needing to stream at certain resolutions and stuff.. and considering the fact the streaming machine won't have the game running I would expect it to be fine. But of course, iv'e been wrong before, So I don't want to put a lot of effort into rebuilding this machine if it isn't gonna work as well as I hoped. Any input is appreciated!

EDIT: I have a PCI-E Capture Card. https://www.startech.com/support/PEXHDCAP
Edited by jonespwns - 8/16/16 at 7:34am
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the Phenom should probably be fine as a dedicated stream box. But it does depend on what res and bit rate you want to use. Looks like OBS can at least make use of 4 cores.
Best to just play around with it and tweak to see how it does.
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