[vorbis] Performance tests

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Tue Oct 16 06:18:59 PDT 2001

At 03:12 PM 10/16/01 +0200, you 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. 

These figures (both for mp3 and for vorbis) are way, way too low to even
be vaguely correct. Your measurement techniques are probably suspect, playing
more things at once probably just happens to make them get closer to reality.


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