Originally Posted by Rayleyne
honestly the 3900x looked like it was keeping up just fine, The rest did not
the 3950x will be laughing with it's 4 extra cores 8 extra threads
All depends on what encoding settings you use if the CPU will keep up or not.
Originally Posted by Particle
There is a battle going on behind the scenes with respect to software developers (including those who make the browsers) and the licensors for HEVC. Developers largely want to standardize on AOM's open AV1 codec, the successor to VP9, instead of having yet another round of licensing nonsense. The main trouble is that it's computationally more complex than HEVC and hardware acceleration hasn't made it to consumer GPUs. I also understand that AV1 will require a larger fixed function block (ie more silicon) to build out in hardware. Regardless, both of these things seem to be changing. Chrome and Firefox both have software AV1 playback support. Intel has been focusing on making the software encoder much faster over the last year. Youtube is using it for lower resolutions on many videos where software decoders can perform just fine on a wide variety of hardware.
Yes. It was similar with H264/AVC at the beginning.
AV1... the last time I tried it the encoder it ran super slow and didn't even work. Never saw YouTube offer AV1, ever, nor for download where all the versions are available including HDR.
Seems it's beta only:
Chrome users need to run at least version 70 of the web browser, Firefox users at least version 63 of the browser.
More video for less data
The AV1 video codec provides advanced compression, bringing you smoother streaming in HD and data savings for more video on the go.
AV1 decoding is not available on this browser yet.
Hardware in 2020, yeah that sounds about right even coming from Google.
I will have to test Turing's encoder again, need more drive space though and some game that doesn't choke my CPU for testing XD
Hopefully some of the encoding tools are updated and stable by now as well. Though they tend to be a hit or miss even with NV cards.
What's the best encoder for Turing cards? What settings offer best quality for AVC, and HEVC? Most people often stick to some GUI suite (Handbrake, etc.) with some encoder built in, which is very limiting and more of "I want to convert 1 video with no post processing", not "I want to batch post process and encode a folder of videos". If it doesn't support VapourSynth, that's a bummer. Some encoders also offer NV's builtin/coded post processing "functions", resize, denoise, etc. as bad as they are at times.