This Comparison is based on TMPGEnc and Windows 98, 98SE, and 2000 (FAT32 and NTFS).
AMD Thunderbird 900MHZ
Asus A7V with Promise ATA 100 controller
256mb generic PC133
GeForce 2 MX 32MB
Sound Blaster Live! Value
20GB Western Digital 7200rpm ATA100
8x4x32 NEC CD-RW
6x IBM DVDROM
3COM 3C905B Ethernet Card
|Software & Drivers|
The following software and drivers were loaded on all of the operating systems in use. ( 98, 98SE, and 2000)
Promise Ultra ATA 100 Drivers
Nvidia 12.41 GeForce 2 MX Drivers
SBLive Drivers Ver 3 (Without LiveWare 3)
Hollywood+ Ver 2.2 Drivers & Applications
TMPGEnc 12h with VFAPI
Settings are the same for all of the operating systems.
is from a 4:3 NTSC (not Film) 29.97fps frameserved from DVD2AVI
Normal Motion Search Precision
Source Aspect Ratio = 4:3 Display
Video Arrange Method = Full Screen (Keep Aspect Ratio)
Using "No motion search for still picture per half pixel"
Source Range is set to start in the middle to encode 8992 frames (5min)
Task priority is set to High when in use
And I chose for it not to display the output
Video encoded is a 00:05:00 (8992 frames) clip.
systems performed about the same, I would recommend Windows
2000 NTFS due to not having the 4GB file size limit.