1

I have i3-7100 CPU and 16 gigabytes of DDR4 RAM. I know it's not much, but why Adobe Media Encoder 2020 is rendering my simple 720p video with subtitles so slow?!

It takes 20 minutes to render my 5 minute 720p video with default H264 settings. What is going on here?

And there are no scaling or other effects. Just the video and hardcoded subtitles.

2
  • 20 minutes to render a 5 minute video on a slower machine doesn't sound that bad to me. Videos take ages in general. Often I end up rendering stuff overnight.
    – tomh
    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:39
  • I quite often find rendering in Premiere is faster and more reliable than using Media Encoder fyi
    – tomh
    Jun 5, 2020 at 8:40

1 Answer 1

2

Check your GPU settings in AME prefs should be targeting your particular GPU. Choice of GPU can effect render time significantly. A GPU with a high CUDA processor count is best for these renders on a PC. On a MAC it should be metal with an appropriate card. Try and get a view of your system performance and buy a better card. https://www.cgdirector.com/best-cpu-gpu-render-benchmarks/

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.