Leadtek PxVC1100 MPEG-2/H.264 Transcoding Card speeds up your video processing

by Rafael Hernandez on November 12, 2009 · 0 comments

Leadtek PxVC1100Sony/Toshiba/IBM’s joint effort to create a monstrous number crunching chip has been limited to the PlayStation 3 and a few niche applications that need the sort of power the chip is pumping out. Now it’s making its way to the PC to help you with your media creation.

The Leadtek PxVC1100 MPEG-2/H.264 Transcoding Card utilizes a Cell chip that operates with 4 processing units more than capable of handling video tasks. Legit Reviews has a look at this interesting add-on card:

The Leadtek PxVC1100 with the Spurs Engine does a great job of speeding up the encoding time over our 4GHz Core i7! With nearly a 50% speed up on the DVD rip, it can really cut down on the time spent waiting for your movies to be converted!

They seem to be really excited about it! A great upgrade option if you’re handling quite a bit of home video content.

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