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Youtube GPU usage peaks

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I noticed some peaks of usage on both internal and dedicated GPU while watching videos on YouTube. This happens only when watching videos not on Full Screen mode. I tested also with chromium but there's not this issue. What is causing it? How can i stop this behavior?

I noticed some peaks of usage on both internal and dedicated GPU while watching videos on YouTube. This happens only when watching videos not on Full Screen mode. I tested also with chromium but there's not this issue. What is causing it? How can i stop this behavior?
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hii Gian,

Please follow below setup

  1. Update to the latest version.
  2. Restart Firefox.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Disable resource consuming extensions and themes.
  5. Hide intrusive content.
  6. Use fewer tabs.
  7. Close tabs that use too many system resources.
  8. Check Firefox hardware acceleration.

Thanks regards -Arman

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hii Gian,

Please follow below setup

  1. Update to the latest version.
  2. Restart Firefox.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Disable resource consuming extensions and themes.
  5. Hide intrusive content.
  6. Use fewer tabs.
  7. Close tabs that use too many system resources.
  8. Check Firefox hardware acceleration.

Thanks regards -Arman

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Hi Arman, thanks for the reply. I've only tried point 8 and that's really what's causing the gpu usage. As I understand it, hardware acceleration is like a trade-off between CPU or GPU usage. So disabling hardware acceleration (Settings->General->Performance) fixed the problem.

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