Benchmark Results: MediaEspresso And LuxMark 2.0
We were told that the 301.10 driver was supposed to fix Nvidia’s NVEnc bug, which prevented MPEG-2 based input from being accelerated. This doesn’t seem to be the case, though. We’re seeing the same result from our transcode to iPad 2-ready H.264. Both the GeForce GTX 580 and 590 offer better performance in this discipline.
Hammering home the results of our Sandra-based testing, two Radeon HD 7970s serve up staggering performance in LuxMark 2.0, while a pair of GeForce GTX 680s underperforms a prior-generation GeForce GTX 590.