Glossary

X264 HD result (pass 1)

What is x264 HD?

The x264 HD benchmark measures CPU performance by comparing how fast a system can encode a 1080p video into the HD x264 video format. To provide a fair comparison between CPUs, the same video conversion software is used.

 

Results are currently shown for two versions of the benchmarking software: x264 HD 4.0 and 5.0.1. Moreover, two performance results are usually available for each version: pass 1 and pass 2. Each pass represents an encoding option – in this case, pass 1 offers faster encoding.

X264 HD result (pass 1) by category:

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