Worth upgrading my CPU?

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timberflake
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Worth upgrading my CPU?

Post by timberflake »

Hi all, looking for some opinions.

I'm currently running a 2600x on an MSI x470 Gaming Plus MB with 16gb of 3200 RAM and I'm getting around 15FPS when encoding a video.

My question is, will I see a dramatic improvement if I upgraded to a 3900x? A blu ray is currently taking between 3-4 hours to complete and I'd like to cut this down as I'm using handbrake more and more.

Thanks!

musicvid
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Re: Worth upgrading my CPU?

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Dramatic, no.
I'm wondering if something else is causing your slowness.
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Woodstock
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Re: Worth upgrading my CPU?

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Throwing more cores at it MAY speed things up, but... Are you seeing 100% CPU usage at that 15fps? If not, more cores won't help until you figure out where the bottleneck really is. Logs are needed to find that out.

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Re: Worth upgrading my CPU?

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With 6/12 cores, I don't think the processor is an issue.
Render times look slow to me, unless the required logs reveal a user choice of suboptimal settings.

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