This is the improved version of the x264 HD Benchmark 3.0 benchmark
which had become a standard CPU benchmark for Tech ARP as well as many
other hardware enthusiasts.
The new x264 HD Benchmark 4.0 ups the ante by using the latest r1913
x264 encoder as well as other changes under the hood. This makes the
x264 HD Benchmark 4.0 the new best tool for testing the full
capabilities of modern multi-core, multi-threaded processors.
Do note that due to the changes, the results from x264 HD Benchmark
4.0 are NOT comparable with results from older versions of the
In addition to the release of the benchmark, we will be compiling
benchmark results for this new version. So please contribute your new
benchmark results to this project!
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