Intel Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E Processor Review



HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. It is popular today as it allows you to transcode multiple input video formats to h.264 output format and is highly multithreaded.

HandBrake 0.9.5 benchmarking

This workload is a fibe minute HDV. The input file is encoded in Mpeg format. Video encode parameters are 23.9mbps, 1920×1080, 29.9fps. Audio encode parameters are 384 kbps, 48kHz, 2channel, mpeg audio version 1 layer 2. File size is 128MB. The workload is encoded into h.264 output format using the preset – high profile. HandBrake version 0.9.9 was used for benchmarking.


Benchmark Results: The Intel Core i7-4960X was found to be 8.5% faster than the Intel Core i7-3960X and 29% faster than the Intel Core i7-4770K processor.