[vlc-devel] VLC transcoding real time hardware performance

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Apr 3 00:37:01 CEST 2011


On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:11:18AM +0200, cherqui nawfal wrote :
> I am in a phase where i want to construct a server demonstration for
> transcoding 4 to 5 channels in SD to mpeg4 using vlc project.And i have been
> asked to buy good machines to do so. I looked at internet and i found out
> that the core i 7 2600 k processors are constructed to do transcoding in
> real time And now i would like to have your opinion, and if some one already
> try to do so. And i would like to know if their is a study that gives the
> exact computing performance needed to encode and decode H264 streams it
> would be really helpfull.

Source is h264 and target is h264 too?

4 or 5 channels might be just with one i7, but should be doable, with

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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