DVD Shrink 3.1.3 vs. 3.1.4 analysis, encoding, ripping speed comparison
DVD Shrink 3.1.4 has a new ripping engine which should improve performance
significantly. Let's see.
During analysis it stayed at around 65% throughout. Average
Encoding 3.1.3 was around 6,800KB/s and CPU usage was
35mins and 57seconds ok not to shabby but can 3.1.4 do
Analysis with 3.1.4 was 100% CPU usage consistently....just
CPU usage was around 90% whole movie. Very nice as it
was feeding the I/O. Average around 9,000KB/sec.
Conclusion: 35mins 57secs (3.1.3) vs. 26mins 45secs (new
3.1.4) = 9mins 12secs difference.
2,157secs vs. 1,605secs or 26% percent faster. Definitely
upgrade to 3.1.4. Make sure you have at least 256MB.
Test done on P4 2.53GHZ, 512MB, HD w/8MB cache with Lite-on DVD-ROM LTD-163.
If you rip with a dvd-burner than it may be locked at 2X ripping for CSS
DVDs. Get a dvd-burner that can rip fast like a lite-on or just get a
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|Total Time Analysis & Encode
Updated Jan 25, 2004