In this test we are taking a 1080p clip which is 4GB in size and converting it to iPad format. The conversion takes less than a minute to perform as the GPU is assisting out processor with the conversion and the additional benefit is that there are more resources free which allows us to work on the system while the conversion is taking place in the background.
Our music conversion test takes an 18 track lossless album and converts it using dBpoweramp into 128Kbps Mp3 format. dBpoweramp is a multi-threaded application which allows us to convert a track on each core/thread, at any one time.
In this test we see some strong performance from the Intel chip as its two cores (with HyperThreading) are fully utilised by the application which allows us to convert four tracks at a time. The result is an 80 minute album converted to MP3 in just 61 seconds.