Video-Encoding MPEG-4: Virtual Dub Und Divx 5.02 Pro
When converting a 1.2 GB DV video file to MPEG-4 using Virtual Dub and DivX 5.02, the Athlon XP 2800+ achieves the best performance - even ahead of the Intel Pentium 4/2800. The AMD processor does the task in 277 seconds, while the P4 takes 286 seconds.
Video-Encoding MPEG-2: Pinnacle Studio 8.1.1
The AMD Athlon XP 2800+ takes 232.4 seconds to encode an MPEG-2 film with Pinnacle Studio 8.1.1, which is significantly faster than the P4/2800's 265.8 seconds.