Benchmark Results: Audio And Video Encoding
Apple’s iTunes encoder is still single-threaded, but it does appear to have a slight preference for Intel processors, even though it ignores three physical and four virtual cores.
Huge HandBrake performance gains for the $750 system’s overclock can be attributed to the builder unlocking the processor’s fourth core. The program appears to have a slight preference for Intel’s technology.
The numbers might be different, but MainConcept’s performance chart looks identical to that of HandBrake.