OK, I've downloaded the newest version of handbrake, and I'm converting a DVD off my hard drive (MacTheRipper). I'm converting at 100% constant quality, without deinterlacing or anamorphic, h.264. I'm getting about 9 frames per second on average. The computer is a 2.2 GHz MBP. Now, this should not be an issue of the igh quality setting. Why? Because iStat Pro reports that 60% of the available CPU power is idle. Down the bottom, in Processes, handbrake is taking up under 20% of the processor. I believe down the bottom of iStat Pro the percentages are given in relation to a single core, so fuly taxing both cores is 200%? Either way, only using 20% of the CPU is terrible. I can see no reason why it should not be running at ~150% or more. Can anybody explain this, and tell me how I can fix it?