Video Converting & System Resources

  Fullywired 13:11 05 Feb 2009


i currently use ConvertXtoDVD to encode .AVI and .MKV files onto dvd.

the problem i'm currently having is that the program only uses 40% of my CPU. the program supports multi-core processors as is evident from task manager's performance tab, however the program's load is split between all 4 cores but only utilizes 40% of the total CPU usage.

i would like to know if there is a way to get the program to utilize the full CPU usage or at least 80-90%. if not, are there any programs out there that will so that i can get my videos converted faster?

my current system is:
Windows Server 2008 x64
Intel Q9450 (O.C 3.37Ghz)
4Gb Corsair XMS2 1066Mhz
Asus Maximus formula
ATi 4870 512Mb GDDR5
2x160Gb Segate SATA2 in RAID0 (O.S)
1x1Tb Samsung Spinpoint F1 32Mb cache (Video Storage)
1x500Gb Segate 32Mb cache (DVD Files Storage)

Have checked other system resources such as Memory and hard disk usage and neither are being maxed out from what i can see.

Any ideas?


  MCE2K5 02:33 06 Feb 2009

Ashampoo Core Tuner click here

Request for a FREE time-limited full version key for the program: click here

One-click Boost does the same for individual programs. Just select the program from the list and click Boost to give it more processor power.

  Fullywired 09:13 10 Feb 2009

Thanks MCE2K5 for the info, not had chance to try this yet but soon will.

no yanli im not a mac user, i posted my system and its running windows server 2008!


  Fullywired 16:46 12 Feb 2009

Just an update, thanks MCE2K5 for the info however Ashampoo Core Tuner is not available on 64-Bit windows.

any other suggestions?


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