Single CPU in Dual Operation: P4 3.06 GHz with Hyper-Threading Technology

Video-Encoding MPEG-4: Virtual Dub Und Divx 5.02 Pro

When encoding DV video (1.2 GB file) to MPEG-4 using Virtual Dub and Divx 5.02, the 3.06 GHz P4 provides the best performance - clearly ahead of the Athlon XP 2800+. Here, we are seeing the limits of the Dual-DDR333 of the Socket 462 platform. And another interesting comparison: the old 1.8 GHz P4 lands in the very last place, with 432 seconds!

Video-Encoding MPEG-2: Pinnacle Studio 8.1.1

The AMD Athlon XP 2800+ created an MPEG-2 film with Pinnacle Studio 8.1.1 in 232.4 seconds, marginally faster than the P4/ 3066 at 233.3 seconds.