H.264 encoding - CPU vs GPU

Discussion in 'GPGPU Technology & Programming' started by fellix, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. fellix

    fellix Hey, You!
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  2. Brad Grenz

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    *phew*

    Glad someone finally did the leg work, but the upshot seems to be that GPU accelerated h.264 encoding just isn't very good.
     
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    swaaye Entirely Suboptimal
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    Considering that it's been poor since I tried it on G80 years ago, I guess that some aspects to video encoding cause major performance issues with GPUs. The encoding process is being simplified.
     
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    Alternatively, it's far easier to communicate to users "our encoder is faster!" than by trying to claim more subjective advantages. Such a situation actively encourages shortcuts to be taken during the encode process.
     

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