AMD's Sempron 3300+: 90nm Budget Computingby Anand Lal Shimpi on April 18, 2005 2:10 AM EST
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DivX 5.2.1 with AutoGK
Armed with DivX 5.2.1 and the AutoGK front end for Gordian Knot, we took all of the processors to task at encoding a chapter out of Pirates of the Caribbean. We set AutoGK to give us 75% quality of the original DVD rip and did not encode audio.
The Sempron's encoding performance is pretty competitive, but the Celeron D still pulls ahead.
XviD 5 with AutoGK
Another very popular codec is the XviD codec, and so, we measured encoding performance using it instead of DivX for this next test. The rest of the variables remained the same as the DivX test.
Windows Media Encoder 9
To finish up our look at Video Encoding performance, we have two tests both involving Windows Media Encoder 9. The first test is WorldBench 5's WMV9 encoding test.
Next, we have our own home-brewed HD encoding test: