Encoding Performance

The Core i7-4770K showed stellar HandBrake performance, rendering 285.4fps making it 11% faster than the i7-3770K, it was also slightly faster than the i7-3960X by a 2% margin.

When running the x264 HD Benchmark the Core i7-4770K again demonstrated strong performance gains over the i7-3770K, this time it was 13% faster.

The Core i7-4770K was able to beat the i7-3960X in our last encoding test based on TMPGEnc Video Master Works. Here the i7-4770K took just 274 seconds to complete the workload, making it 2% faster than the i7-3960X and 3% faster than the i7-3770K.