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I'm currently converting a file using handbreak (720P), and its using only 56% of my processor. Sure its running at 156 FPS and only has 15 minutes remaining, but its not using 100%mad.gif Is there not any other, simple to use encoders out there that will bring my i7 to its knees? thumb.gif
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Not all software is designed to use more than 4 cores thats the reason yours uses ~50%,
that is the reason I don't plan on upgrading soon. Maybe another year.
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Originally Posted by L3gacy;12938488 
Not all software is designed to use more than 4 cores thats the reason yours uses ~50%,
that is the reason I don't plan on upgrading soon. Maybe another year.

Actually, handbrake does sometimes. For example, another encoding was using 92%. Also, my 56% was using more than 4 cores, because it was 6% over half. biggrin.gif
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You should find one that supports cuda encoding, it should be faster than HT with the gpu support... Shouldn't it?
    
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Maybe ripbot264? Not sure if it does what your doing, but it flogs my Q9650 to 100%
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You probably have something called "system idle process" taking up all your cpu.

Try changing your priorities in task manager.
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virtual dub (i think thats what its called) cranks me to 100% but i dont know if thats what your looking for
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Vid Coder - Hope your cooling is good smile.gif
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set affinity and processes to 100% and make sure your hd is not a bottleneck when moving files and encoding and doing multiple things at once i notice my caviar black 1tb is the bottleneck....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ____;12939535 
You probably have something called "system idle process" taking up all your cpu.

Try changing your priorities in task manager.

You can't be serious. kookoo.gif
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