best cpu for h.264 encoding

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by cantthinkofone, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. cantthinkofone macrumors 65816

    cantthinkofone

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    #1
    i would like to build a computer for encoding movies with handbreak. h.264 encoding is based on the number of cores right?
     
  2. dukebound85 macrumors P6

    dukebound85

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    id def get a quad core

    i have a q6600 and ive oc'd it from 2.4 to 2.7 and it flies
     

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