[Flac] flac vs. mp3 decoder

Harry Sack tranzedude at gmail.com
Wed May 16 05:06:11 PDT 2007

2007/5/16, Mark Rudholm <rudholm at hyperreal.org>:
> Harry Sack wrote:
> > hi
> >
> > I was wondering if Josh could tell me what the difference between the
> > cpu load (in %) of a flac vs. mp3 encoder is on the same cpu or an
> > estimation of it . I want to have an idea of this because I'm
> > wondering if playing flac files would use more cpu (in %) then playing
> > mp3 files on my pocket pc.
> > So if I would know this, I would know which decoder will empty my
> > battery the most quickly.
> It will use your CPU less but access your storage more.

and does somebody know some numbers in % maybe? I was wondering how much
less it is then mp3 decoder cpu usage.


What effect this has on battery usage depends on the device.
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