Legit Processor Reviews
Intel Unveils Sandy Bridge: Core i7 2600K, i5 2500K, i5 2400, i3 2100 CPUs
|Product:||Core i3, Core i5, Core i7|
|Date:||Sun, Jan 02, 2011 - 11:05 PM|
|Written By:||Brian Wallace -|
HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Handbrake supports any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted--protection methods including CSS are not supported internally and must be handled externally with third-party software and libraries), and some .VOB and .TS files. Handbrake is a great CPU transcoding utility that is widely used to convert DVD's to popular formats supported by mobile devices.
We encoded the movie The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy from DVD to iPhone preset format.
Handbrake is one our favorite utilities for moving movies to our portable devices. Having a fast CPU certainly helps speed up the process. One thing that really surprised us was how much slower the Core i5 661 was than every other CPU here. We ran the test a few times but the result was the same each time.
As you can see in the screen shot Handbrake makes use of several threads but in this test doesn't fully load up our Intel Core i7 2600K. The Core i3 2100 is left behind but the rest of our Sandy Bridge processors are at the top of the chart! Overclocking our i7 2600K did not give us nearly the improvement we expected to see. It's clear that we need a more intensive CPU test to fully realize its full potential.
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Page 1 - Enter Intel Sandy Bridge Processors
Page 2 - Architecture Improvements, Turbo Boost 2.0, and AVX
Page 3 - The Lineup, Intel Core i3, i5, and i7
Page 4 - Intel Core i3 2100, i5 2400, i5 2500K, i7 2600K
Page 5 - Intel DP67BG Burrage Motherboard and Intel BXXTS100H CPU Cooler
Page 6 - Power Consumption
Page 7 - The K-Series and Overclocking
Page 8 - Sandy Bridge Overclocking: How To
Page 9 - Test Setup
Page 10 - SiSoft Sandra 2011b
Page 11 - wPrime
Page 12 - Microsoft Excel 2010
Page 13 - x264 HD Encoding
Page 14 - Handbrake
Page 15 - Sony Vegas 10
Page 16 - Cinebench 11.5
Page 17 - 7-Zip
Page 18 - iTunes 10
Page 19 - Folding@home
Page 20 - Left 4 Dead 2
Page 21 - Starcraft II
Page 22 - FIFA 2011
Page 23 - Final Thoughts & Conclusion