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Windows 7: Video Render iGPU vs GPU

07 Jun 2013   #1
YoYo155

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Video Render iGPU vs GPU

Hi I have a small question regarding video rendering.

I have a 3570K with the iGPU currently disabled and a GTX460, my question is which should I use
for rendering videos? CUDA or iGPU?

Should meaning in terms of best performance = less time.

Thank you.


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08 Jun 2013   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

It rather depends on what you are rendering to! I would try both and see which one gives you the perfomance you are looking for. Personally I would always go with quality of the finishedfile, time to render would be of secondary importance to me! What Video Software are you using BTW?

Not sure what you are asking here:
Quote:
Should meaning in terms of best performance = less time.
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08 Jun 2013   #3
YoYo155

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
It rather depends on what you are rendering to! I would try both and see which one gives you the perfomance you are looking for. Personally I would always go with quality of the finishedfile, time to render would be of secondary importance to me! What Video Software are you using BTW?

Not sure what you are asking here:
Quote:
Should meaning in terms of best performance = less time.
Quality isn't affected by what chip i'm using to render it , it's the preset or the settings that count.
Sorry I meant what which will be faster in rendering

I'm using Premiere Pro.
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08 Jun 2013   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

Unless it's been added, Premiere Pro doesn't support intels Quicksync, so I'd stick with CUDA.


However you can always try both on an example project and time it yourself.
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08 Jun 2013   #5
pcunite

Windows 7 x64
 
 

In this case I think the CPU would be faster ... try and tell us.
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09 Jun 2013   #6
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post

Quality isn't affected by what chip i'm using to render it , it's the preset or the settings that count.
Sorry I meant what which will be faster in rendering

I'm using Premiere Pro.
As I said before try both and see which suits you. If you are rendering prior to making a DVD has Premier Pro got the otion command "Do not re render mpeg compliant files"? If so using that can drastically reduce rendering time and has the added bonus that as you probably know every time you render a file you loose some quality so not re rendering maintains quality!
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09 Jun 2013   #7
YoYo155

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post

Quality isn't affected by what chip i'm using to render it , it's the preset or the settings that count.
Sorry I meant what which will be faster in rendering

I'm using Premiere Pro.
As I said before try both and see which suits you. If you are rendering prior to making a DVD has Premier Pro got the otion command "Do not re render mpeg compliant files"? If so using that can drastically reduce rendering time and has the added bonus that as you probably know every time you render a file you loose some quality so not re rendering maintains quality!
Neat I didn't know that!
Where is that option?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pcunite View Post
In this case I think the CPU would be faster ... try and tell us.
I will

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Unless it's been added, Premiere Pro doesn't support intels Quicksync, so I'd stick with CUDA.


However you can always try both on an example project and time it yourself.
It doesn't?
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09 Jun 2013   #8
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by YoYo155 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
As I said before try both and see which suits you. If you are rendering prior to making a DVD has Premier Pro got the otion command "Do not re render mpeg compliant files"? If so using that can drastically reduce rendering time and has the added bonus that as you probably know every time you render a file you loose some quality so not re rendering maintains quality!
Neat I didn't know that!
Where is that option?
I don't use Premier Pro as the version I tried did not handle AVCHD that well so I found an alternative and what I think is a much more straight forward Video Editor. I can't help you finding the facility in PP but if it is any use at all here's a screenshot of the window where it is on my software:
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09 Aug 2013   #9
YoYo155

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Oh man I totally forgot about updating this thread!
*hides*

So I with the hardware available to me the CPU was the winner!
although when looking at resources being used in procmon while rendering the GPU was also being
utilized even when the CPU was doing the heavy lifting.
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