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firefox flash performance issues

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Fire fox and it's persistent problems since versions 24 26 and 32 ok so here is my report on firefox flash and web-GL performance and the fishtank demo by microsoft.... up to version 23 on fire fox almost every problem was fixed and performance on an ATI 5770 saphire GPU and quad core AMD black edition was at least 30 to 50 fps on the fish demo around 40 fps at 2000 fish on the fishtank demo and at least 17 fps on 1000 fish on the now however your talking about 17fps jumping to arounf 37fps spasmodically on the fishtank demo on a MSI 280X 3gb AMD graphics card (an insanely better card than the 5770 (that played Deus X human revolution perfectly well on full effects).... flash plug-in persistently performs badly on firefox since the new skin plug-in's around version 32 and often crashes and performed very badly on a 16GB Quad core amd. while chrome has always had a slightly better speed firefox has persistently had better features ... chrome doing 1 process per window is cool though... i would suggest it is not the adobi plugin that sucks i believe performance of the flash plug-in to be perfectly adequate within the pale moon version of firefox browser and i believe it must be persistent spanners in the works of firefox code for recompilations of that code work perfectly. yours cheerfully a concerned user RS

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Some problems with Flash video playback can be resolved by disabling hardware acceleration in your Flash Player settings. (See this article for more information on using the Flash plugin in Firefox).

To disable hardware acceleration in Flash Player:

  1. Go to this Adobe Flash Player Help page.
  2. Right-click on the Flash Player logo on that page.
  3. Click on Settings in the context menu. The Adobe Flash Player Settings screen will open.
  4. Click on the icon at the bottom-left of the Adobe Flash Player Settings window to open the Display panel.

  5. Remove the check mark from Enable hardware acceleration.
  6. Click Close to close the Adobe Flash Player Settings Window.
  7. Restart Firefox.

This Flash Player Help - Display Settings page has more information on Flash Player hardware acceleration, if you're interested.

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