iDVD encoding times on new iMac G5?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by sigamy, Aug 31, 2004.

  1. macrumors 65816

    Mar 7, 2003
    NJ USA
    OK, it's time to justify the upgrade! Can anyone provide a guess as to how the new iMac G5 will perform for iDVD MPEG2 encoding?

    My 1ghz G4 iMac takes about 3 hours to encode 45-60 minutes of video. Will the 1.8 G5 do it in half that?

    Anyone out there with a SP 1.6 PowerMac have some stats? (Anyone with a PM G5 get iDVD to work?) I guess it will be a bit slower on the iMac with the slower FSB.


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