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Can I make YouTube use CPU instead of GPU?

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I have an NVIDIA Quadro 4000 and a Quad core Xeon. If I play YouTube videos my GPU temp goes over 80C, this doesn't happen with VLC as it uses the CPU. Can I make Firefox use the CPU instead of GPU?

The main reason for the high GPU temp is related to cat dander and silly narrow cooling passages on the video card I need to clean every six months. I'd prefer a software solution to the problem, the hardware solution of shaving the cats is not acceptable to my wife or the cats.

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