Originally Posted by brandini
If you have a Nvidia Graphics card that supports CUDA, you should use MediaCoder and the CUDA encoder to make your graphics card do the work... it's about 3x faster than Handbrake using the CPU.
Cuda encoder is complete crap, all blocky and gross looking. Use Handbrake!
PS. I have Kaspersky Internet Security and it did not set off any alarms when installing or using handbrake.