[vorbis] Performance tests

Hongli Lai hongli at telekabel.nl
Tue Oct 16 08:22:46 PDT 2001

On 2001.10.16 15:12:01 +0200 Erik Olofsson wrote:
> I did some testing of vorbis codec (Winamp plugin) on a Pentium 166 MMX,
> and
> found that the performance is pretty good. I got 3 % cpu utisization if I
> turned dithering off, and 5 % otherwise. This was with a 138 kbit song.
> It's
> pretty long to mp3 performance that was 0 to 1 % on that machine for a
> 128
> kbit song. 

How the /sbin/f*sck.ext2 -f did you manage to do that?
MP3 eats about 30% of my Pentium 233 MMX, and Vorbis about 50%.
I looked through every possible configuration option in Winamp, but I
couldn't find any way to improve performance.

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