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Using Intel’s QuickSync with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

So you’ve got an Intel CPU i3, i5, i7 with an integrated GPU HD3000, 4000, 5000, 6000 or whathaveyou? You can use that iGPU to offload your encoding work with OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) be it for recording or streaming purposes. Obviously the newer your CPU the better the QuickSync will be at encoding. As… Read more Using Intel’s QuickSync with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

Intel Core i7-2600K and encoding with VirtualDub

A couple weeks ago I retired my old 3GHz overclocked Q6600 and upgraded to Intel’s new flagship CPU i7 2600k. Now before I start writing up my very short opinion and review, those are the settings I still use in VirtualDub. Virtually nothing has changed. Even after more than 2 years, those settings are still… Read more Intel Core i7-2600K and encoding with VirtualDub

Differences in Windows 7 versions & CPU list supporting Win XP Mode!

I’ve been looking and looking and looking until I finally found a neat, compact table showing the differences between each Windows 7 version. I think I’ll go for Ultimate. Voilá! Reading the beta testers reviews and various blogs, Windows 7 seems to be THE true sequel to Windows XP. Vista was a disaster (I’m not… Read more Differences in Windows 7 versions & CPU list supporting Win XP Mode!