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AMD FX-8150 Black Edition 8-Core Processor vs Core i7-2600K Review

AMD FX-8150 Black Edition 8-Core Processor vs Core i7-2600K Review

AMD FX Processor (AMD FX-8150 Black Edition) Review vs Intel Core i7-2600K

Media Encoding



Video Encoding
Our first media encoding test uses the latest CS5.5 software from Adobe. This software accesses all of the cores/threads available on our processors and is therefore an ideal application for media enthusiasts. To test performance we run a high resolution file (custom recording) through the encoder set to 1080p 24 HQ using the H.264 Blu-Ray codec within the application.



Results


Music Encoding
Our music conversion test takes a 2 CD 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.



Results


In our first test, video encoding, we see that AMD are performing at a level very close to the i7-2600K, just ten seconds separate the two processors. Music encoding favours the Intel chip a little more though. That said the ability to encode a full double album in 71 seconds is fantastic.

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