Author Topic: [BUG] Excessive drive activity with some codecs  (Read 4931 times)

Rotareneg

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[BUG] Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« on: September 11, 2016, 02:13:00 am »
[Event]
When recording using the MagicYUV and Lagarith codecs the disk activity is much higher than expected for the actual bitrate of the recorded file, causing storage bottlenecks. This does not happen when using the Ut Video codec or the dxtory codec.

[Condition of an event]
When recording 1600x900 video at 60 FPS, the Ut Video RGB codec bitrate was about 140 MB/s,  the hard drive active time was about 50% and the disk queue length was about 0.5, and the recording worked without bottlenecks or any issues. When using MagicYUV or Lagarith to record RGB, Dxtory reported a storage bottleneck even though the bit rate was only 98 MB/s (84 for Lagarith.) The drive active time was almost 100% and the queue length was nearly 1.0 even though the video bitrate was well below the write speed of the drive.

When recording video in yuv420 format, Ut video recorded at 67 MB/s and had a drive active time of 25%. MagicYUV in 420 recorded at 66 MB/s but had a drive active time of 82%, which seems very strange as one codec outputting data at the same bitrate and giving the same size file as another should not be using more than twice the amount of drive bandwidth.

For reference, the dxtory codec in the same situation recording RGB without compression was writing at over 200 MB/s, so the drive speed is NOT the issue here.

[Environment Information]
Code: [Select]
[Dxtory]
Version: 2.0.136
UID: dc281c35-d676-4a8a-9fa6-399b369bc830

[Dxtory Files]
InstallPath: C:\Program Files (x86)\ExKode\Dxtory2.0
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[System Information]
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU         860  @ 2.80GHz
CPU Instruction Set: MMX SSE SSE2 SSE3 SSSE3 SSE4.1 SSE4.2
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional  x64
OSVersion: 6.1.7601
OSLanguage: 1033
ServicePack: Service Pack 1
Memory0: BANK0 4,294,967,296 bytes
Memory1: BANK2 4,294,967,296 bytes
TotalMemory: 8,589,934,592 bytes
Total Physical Memory: 8,587,890,688 bytes
Available Physical Memory: 5,763,166,208 bytes
Total Page File: 17,173,876,736 bytes
Available Page File: 13,471,940,608 bytes
Total Virtual Memory: 2,147,352,576 bytes
Available Virtual Memory: 1,646,829,568 bytes
PerformanceCounterFrequency: 3190048 (0x30AD20)
VideoCard: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Memory: 2,147,483,648 Processor: GeForce GTX 760 DriverVer: 21.21.13.7254 DriverDate: 2016-08-10 19-00-00
Display0: 1920x1080 32bits 60Hz
SoundDevice: Virtual Audio Cable Manufacturer: EuMus Design
SoundDevice: High Definition Audio Device Manufacturer: Microsoft
SoundDevice: ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device Manufacturer: ASUSTeK
SoundDevice: NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM) Manufacturer: NVIDIA

[NVIDIA Info]
NVDriver: 372.54 r372_53
GPU0: GeForce GTX 760 Memory: 2048MB MemoryClock: 3004MHz BaseClock: 1085MHz BoostClock: 1150MHz

[Audio Device]
Speakers (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioOut
Line 1 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioOut
Line 2 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioOut
S/PDIF Pass-through Device (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioOut
Line 3 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioOut
Stereo Mix (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100
Wave (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100
Line 2 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 24
Line 1 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 24
Line In (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100
Line 3 (Virtual Audio Cable) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 24
Microphone (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100
Aux (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device) - CoreAudioIn, Volume 100

[Video Codec 64bit]
Fraps Video Decompressor FCC:fps1
Intel IYUV codec FCC:iyuv
Lagarith Lossless Codec FCC:lags
Logitech Video (I420) FCC:i420
MagicYUV lossless v1.2rev0 (64 bit) FCC:magy
Microsoft RLE FCC:mrle
Microsoft Video 1 FCC:msvc
UtVideo Pro YUV422 10bit VCM FCC:uqy2
UtVideo RGB VCM FCC:ulrg
UtVideo RGBA VCM FCC:ulra
UtVideo YUV420 BT.601 VCM FCC:uly0
UtVideo YUV420 BT.709 VCM FCC:ulh0
UtVideo YUV422 BT.601 VCM FCC:uly2
UtVideo YUV422 BT.709 VCM FCC:ulh2
x264vfw - H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec FCC:x264

[Video Codec 32bit]
Cinepak Codec by Radius FCC:cvid
DebugMode FSVFWC (internal use) FCC:dfsc
Fraps Video Decompressor FCC:fps1
Intel IYUV codec FCC:iyuv
Lagarith Lossless Codec FCC:lags
Logitech Video (I420) FCC:i420
MagicYUV lossless v1.2rev0 (32 bit) FCC:magy
Microsoft RLE FCC:mrle
Microsoft Video 1 FCC:msvc
UtVideo Pro YUV422 10bit VCM FCC:uqy2
UtVideo RGB VCM FCC:ulrg
UtVideo RGBA VCM FCC:ulra
UtVideo YUV420 BT.601 VCM FCC:uly0
UtVideo YUV420 BT.709 VCM FCC:ulh0
UtVideo YUV422 BT.601 VCM FCC:uly2
UtVideo YUV422 BT.709 VCM FCC:ulh2
x264vfw - H.264/MPEG-4 AVC codec FCC:x264
Zipped Motion Block Video v0.1 FCC:zmbv

[Audio Codec]
Microsoft IMA ADPCM
Microsoft CCITT G.711
Microsoft GSM 6.10
MS-ADPCM
LAME MP3
MPEG Layer-3 Codec
PCM
IEEE Float

[License Information]
License: Registered
Expire: Unlimited
LicVerify: 0807ab912c13dc6e9c3ad6db3b7f8a478373594c

[Additional Information]
Dxtory_log.txt: Empty
ErrorLog.txt: Empty

[Global Setting]
OptionFlag=SharedJavaProfile

[Ignore List]
C:\Program Files\Sony\Movie Studio Platinum 13.0\MovieStudioPlatinum130.exe

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Default
Path:

[Overlay]
Position: LeftTop
Flag: VidoeFPS RecordFPS RecordState SSNotification  Time Size Rate Warn
Layout: Vert
Color: Sleep FF00FF00, Active FFFFBC00, Movie  FF00FF00, ScreenShot FF00FF00

[Folder]
x M:\Video_capture  Speed: 202MB/sec  Free: 1,511,391,170,560 Total: 2,000,396,742,656 Format: NTFS
SSFolder:

[HotKey]
MovieCapture: Alt + 0 (0x0008000B)
PushToTalk:  (0x00010000)
ScreenShotSingle: None
ScreenShotRepeat: None
ScreenShotAuto: None
ToggleStatus: None
MovieCaptureFrame: None
ScreenShotCaptureFrame: None

[Movie]
Clipping:
ClipMargin: 0,0,0,0
ClipSize: 0,0
Scaling: Percent 100% 0x0
Codec: Dxtory Video Codec, RGB
FrameRate: 60
Output: File AVI
Option: IncludeCursor IncludeOverlay

[Audio0]
Enabled: True
PushToTalk: False
Device: Speakers (ASUS Xonar DGX Audio Device)
Codec: PCM
Format: PCM 48000 Hz, 16 bit, Stereo

[ScreenShot]
Clipping:
ClipMargin: 0,0,0,0
ClipSize: 0,0
Scaling: Percent 100% 0x0
HighSpeedLimit: 0
RepeatInterval: 1000
Format: PNG
JpegQuality: 97
Option:

[Advanced]
DataProcessingOption:
HookOption:
ThreadCount: 1
ThreadMask: 0000000000000000
LimitedFPS: False
FPSLimit: 60
DelayHook: False
DelayHookTime: 5

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: javaw.exe
Path: C:\Users\Jon\Desktop\Minecraft\runtime\jre-x64\1.8.0_25\bin\javaw.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/09/10 11:18:25
Version: 2.0.136
64bit Process
DeviceType: GL
View0.Type=GL
View0.Version=4.5
View0.Size=1600x900
View0.HWND=0x00020440
View0.WindowTitle=Minecraft 16w36a
View0.ClassName=LWJGL

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Steel Beasts Pro PE
Path: C:\eSim Games\SB Pro PE\Release\SBProPE64cm.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/09/09 19:42:26
Version: 2.0.136
64bit Process
DeviceType: DX9
View0.Type=DX9
View0.DevType=D3DDEVTYPE_HAL
View0.BhFlags=D3DCREATE_FPU_PRESERVE D3DCREATE_MULTITHREADED D3DCREATE_HARDWARE_VERTEXPROCESSING
View0.Format=D3DFMT_X8R8G8B8
View0.Size=1600x900
View0.HWND=0x000E0410
View0.WindowTitle=Steel Beasts Pro PE
View0.ClassName=D3D Window

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Untitled - Movie Studio Platinum 13.0
Path: C:\Program Files\Sony\Movie Studio Platinum 13.0\MovieStudioPlatinum130.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/09/09 19:51:12
Version: 2.0.136
64bit Process
DeviceType: GL DX9
View0.Type=GL
View0.Version=4.5
View0.Size=1178x580
View0.HWND=0x000307E6
View0.WindowTitle=Video Preview Window
View0.ClassName=Vegas.Class.VideoPreview.Output

======================================================================

[Profile]
Name: Untitled - paint.net 4.0.10
Path: C:\Program Files\paint.net\PaintDotNet.exe

[LastUsingInformation]
DateTime: 2016/09/10 11:40:32
Version: 2.0.136
64bit Process
DeviceType: DX11
View0.Type=DX11
View0.CreateFlag=D3D11_CREATE_DEVICE_BGRA_SUPPORT
View0.FeatureLevel=D3D_FEATURE_LEVEL_11_0
View0.Format=DXGI_FORMAT_B8G8R8A8_UNORM
View0.Size=1920x17
View0.HWND=0x000503EE
View0.WindowTitle=
View0.ClassName=WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.141b42a_r12_ad1
View1.Type=DX11
View1.CreateFlag=D3D11_CREATE_DEVICE_BGRA_SUPPORT
View1.FeatureLevel=D3D_FEATURE_LEVEL_11_0
View1.Format=DXGI_FORMAT_B8G8R8A8_UNORM
View1.Size=17x933
View1.HWND=0x0003039C
View1.WindowTitle=
View1.ClassName=WindowsForms10.Window.8.app.0.141b42a_r12_ad1

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VerifyHash: 759c61164e594fefb86bd76c027c8d4bd563c8f2
« Last Edit: October 15, 2016, 02:26:32 am by Rotareneg »

SnizzleLive

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2016, 03:42:26 pm »
I had a similar problem some time ago when trying to switch from UT Video Codec to MagicYUV in order to improve my rendering times. After multiple tests I noticed that using another harddrive for recording fixed the problem to some degree. What seemed strage was that the old HDD with which I got performance issues when recording with the MagicYUV codec had an estimated writing average of close so 190 MB/s and still created a storage bottleneck with laggy gameplay and ingame footage whereas the new HDD with a writing average of aproximately 120 MB/s created no such bottleneck.

When discussing this problem with a friend of mine the only explanation we could come up with was a different strategy of the two codecs regarding HDD usage. Maybe MagicYUV distributed its data to sectors which already have developed some errors over time or something like that. Problem is, this theory is hard to put to the test so I just ran with it.

If you think this problem is caused by Dxtory really, then using a different program might fix the issue? So while writing this it occurs to me trying a different program to verify where the real problem lies would be a good start. I guess I'll try that and report back when I get results :)

edit: After testing a bit with other recording software it seems this really is a problem exclusive to Dxtory. I would therefore like to report the same problem as Rotareneg :)
« Last Edit: September 13, 2016, 05:25:37 pm by SnizzleLive »

Rotareneg

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2016, 09:18:22 am »
Here's two screenshots showing the difference between recording with utvideo:



And MagicYUV:



When recording utvideo, it was writing about 133 megabytes/sec with a drive activity of about 55%. With MagicYUV it was writing only 111 megabytes/sec, but with a drive activity of 64%.

Now that I've got both those screenshots up next to each other I can see something else odd: when recording utvideo Dxtory had very little read activity, about 700 bytes/sec, but with MagicYUV it was reading around 250000 bytes/sec, a significant difference.

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2016, 12:34:21 am »
That isn't exactly odd, that could actually show why the activity is different. Maybe MagicYUV's approach uses old data to compress further.

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2016, 01:41:51 am »
It has nothing to do with using "old data" or "HDD sector errors" and other such nonsense.

The root cause has been discovered here: http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1781966#post1781966

Basically, Dxtory probably writes data inefficiently to disk in the case the compressed size is not an even number. AVI frame chunk sizes must be a multiple of 2 bytes, so if the compressed data size ends up being an odd number, it has to pad it with a single byte. Dxtory probably issues a separate system call to write that single byte, but writing single bytes the OS first has to read back the whole sector, which is 4096 bytes (4K bytes) usually, modify the byte, then write it back again.
At 60 FPS this means 60*4K = 240Kbytes of read-back in the worst case, which verifies Rotareneg's measurement.

This problem manifests for MagicYUV, Lagarith, x264vfw as well.

The reason it doesn't manifest for UtVideo is that Ut always produces compressed frames with sizes of even number of bytes.

So Dxtory should be fixed, but I'll also modify MagicYUV to produce even sized compressed frames in the next release (I tried, and it makes the problem go away).

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« Last Edit: October 02, 2016, 01:43:13 am by Ignus »

ClassifyLP

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2016, 02:38:21 am »
It has nothing to do with using "old data" or "HDD sector errors" and other such nonsense.

The root cause has been discovered here: http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?p=1781966#post1781966

Basically, Dxtory probably writes data inefficiently to disk in the case the compressed size is not an even number. AVI frame chunk sizes must be a multiple of 2 bytes, so if the compressed data size ends up being an odd number, it has to pad it with a single byte. Dxtory probably issues a separate system call to write that single byte, but writing single bytes the OS first has to read back the whole sector, which is 4096 bytes (4K bytes) usually, modify the byte, then write it back again.
At 60 FPS this means 60*4K = 240Kbytes of read-back in the worst case, which verifies Rotareneg's measurement.

This problem manifests for MagicYUV, Lagarith, x264vfw as well.

The reason it doesn't manifest for UtVideo is that Ut always produces compressed frames with sizes of even number of bytes.

So Dxtory should be fixed, but I'll also modify MagicYUV to produce even sized compressed frames in the next release (I tried, and it makes the problem go away).

Greets,
I.

That's great to hear, I will be able to get back to MagicYUV then.

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Re: Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2016, 04:32:47 pm »
(...), but I'll also modify MagicYUV to produce even sized compressed frames in the next release (I tried, and it makes the problem go away).
Thats great to hear! Thank you for the hard work, do you maybe have an ETA on the new version?
I'd hate to have stored up crazy amounts of data produced with UT codec instead of MagicYUV as they take way longer to encode :)

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Re: [BUG] Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2016, 02:28:19 am »
Just in case anyone was wondering, this has not been fixed in Dxtory 2.0.139.

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Re: [BUG] Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2016, 02:37:57 am »
not on dxtory side, no. But the rev1 of magicyuv fixed it for me.

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Re: [BUG] Excessive drive activity with some codecs
« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2016, 10:05:57 am »
Yes, 1.2rev1 is out which includes the workaround, so the disk activity issue seems to be fixed.
Big kudos to rotareneg for pointing in the right direction to nail down the issue!

Greets,
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