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There are a few mistakes in your math. First, you are multiplying an entire group of pictures (7 frames) by 25, that would be 7 seconds of video, not one. Second, you are not considering that the first I frame of one set is the last of the next, so it should be assumed that the sequence that would be used is IBBPBBIBBPBBIBBPBBIBBPBB... It would make ...
Compressor 4.1 does not support distributed renderings for other programs (such as FCPX). This is documented on page 11 of the Transitioning To Compressor document. You can only do distributed encoding for transcodes defined entirely within Compressor, not renders.
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