A friend of mine with a Pentium D 3.2ghz says it takes him ~40hrs to encode a 2hr30m BD with the following settings:
- 10,000 bitrate
- 4.1 profile
- me=hex, ref=3, bframe=3, trellis=1, b-adapt=1, bpyramids=1, mixed-refs, direct=auto, --tune film
With the same settings on my q6600 @ 2.9ghz it takes me ~8hrs.
One thing i forgot to mention is that runtime plays a big part with encode time. The longer the movie, the longer the encode time. Conversely, the shorter the...