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BasilZero said:
Try doing a full reset on Google Chrome.


Settings - > Advanced - > Scroll all the way down and click on "Restore settings to their original defaults".


If that does not work , uninstall Google Chrome. Run a registry cleaner like program (I recommend using CCleaner or bleachbit and clean out temporary files)


Reinstall Chrome and try it.


I would run a antivirus program as well just to be safe in case it may be a file that is disrupting google chrome. Use Malwarebytes.



If you still have the issues after all that - run Google chrome, play the video and check what processes are running the background to see if you notice anything weird.

If you see something like "Google Installer" - just end the process.

Ok...I did one and two.... problem still persists.

Then I played the video and open task manager..... at this point I had a total of 7 tabs open, 4 of which were youtube tabs, two rest era and two VGC.

The strange thing is that I am seeing like 23 open sinatances in chrome.... all of them are basically not doing anything so I don' know where they came from and what they are even doing there. But the one instance that is playing the video is using only like 6% CPU and 30% GPU and around 500MB of RAM.

I really can't get it..... And I have ero extensions installed. And practically no software installed either.



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Trunkin said:
I think Edge as a browser is maybe the worst thing I've used in years -- borderline unusable --, but I can't deny that it does offer by far the best Netflix and HBO Now playback of all the browsers I've tried.


Its a reboot of the IE browser.

Going from start.

A lot of sites and plugins arent 100% working yet because there's no support it.

It'll get better in a few years assuming it doesnt end up like Internet explorer.

Intrinsic said:

Ok...I did one and two.... problem still persists.

Then I played the video and open task manager..... at this point I had a total of 7 tabs open, 4 of which were youtube tabs, two rest era and two VGC.

The strange thing is that I am seeing like 23 open sinatances in chrome.... all of them are basically not doing anything so I don' know where they came from and what they are even doing there. But the one instance that is playing the video is using only like 6% CPU and 30% GPU and around 500MB of RAM.

I really can't get it..... And I have ero extensions installed. And practically no software installed either.


23 is unusual....well it may be because you have multiple tabs open.

I have one tab opened (Youtube) and have 8-9 instances of Google Chrome open.

I have 3 tabs open on Mozilla Firefox (Youtube, Facebook and VGC) - and have 8-9 instances.

I hate browsers sometimes lol

Is it just that one video or do you have other videos that are affected?



    

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BasilZero said:


Intrinsic said:

Ok...I did one and two.... problem still persists.

Then I played the video and open task manager..... at this point I had a total of 7 tabs open, 4 of which were youtube tabs, two rest era and two VGC.

The strange thing is that I am seeing like 23 open sinatances in chrome.... all of them are basically not doing anything so I don' know where they came from and what they are even doing there. But the one instance that is playing the video is using only like 6% CPU and 30% GPU and around 500MB of RAM.

I really can't get it..... And I have ero extensions installed. And practically no software installed either.


23 is unusual....well it may be because you have multiple tabs open.

I have one tab opened (Youtube) and have 8-9 instances of Google Chrome open.

I have 3 tabs open on Mozilla Firefox (Youtube, Facebook and VGC) - and have 8-9 instances.

I hate browsers sometimes lol

Is it just that one video or do you have other videos that are affected?

Every video I play on youtube...... 

Oh figured out the multiple instances thing.... and y its because I have multiple tabs open.



Intrinsic said:

Every video I play on youtube...... 

Oh figured out the multiple instances thing.... and y its because I have multiple tabs open.

Windows 10? Or some other OS?



    

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I once had a problem with watching Youtube on Chrome. If I remember correctly, I had to disable acceleration.



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BasilZero said:
Intrinsic said:

Every video I play on youtube...... 

Oh figured out the multiple instances thing.... and y its because I have multiple tabs open.

Windows 10? Or some other OS?

Windows 10

pokoko said:
I once had a problem with watching Youtube on Chrome. If I remember correctly, I had to disable acceleration.

Yh that works... but only if you have a really powerful CPU. With hardware acceleration on you will notice the Chrome Instance that is playing the video uses like 3-6% of your CPU and like 20-30% of your GPU. Even for a 4k video. Put it of and your CPU will jump to like 80%-100% usage (depending on how powerful the CPU is) and the GPU will be at zero. 

Either way, this is clearly a chrome problem,as seen in the screenshots I provided playing the exact same video at the exact same rez but on two different browsers. 



FireFox master race!



Edge browser is that good that Microsoft is replacing it already with a chrome-based browser: https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/4/18125238/microsoft-chrome-browser-windows-10-edge-chromium



I would be interested in the CPU and GPU usage of Chrome playing that video versus Edge. I have heard that Edge uses better GPU hardware acceleration for certain codecs than Edge, but I have not looked into it myself.

Just on a general topic though, I personally really like Edge's UI over Chrome. It follows Windows 10's design guidelines (which it should considering it is an MS browser), it has a proper full screen mode, and it is way more touch friendly (which as a Surface user is very important to me), and I like the inking features. With regards to performance, I too have experienced better performance on Edge versus Chrome for certain video streaming sites, namely with Netflix and Twitch, and I like some of the power saving features that Edge has over Chrome (on Surface using Chrome almost instantly turns the fans on; the same thing happens on a Macbook when using Chrome versus Safari); on the other hand, there are some websites that work much better with Chrome and in some cases are barely functional on Edge (Youtube Music is one such site). Microsoft's is building a new Edge based on Chrome's open source basis known as Chromium, which should improve performance (for both Chrome and Edge) on Windows. I just hope they do that while maintaining current Edge's UI and features.



nemo37 said:
I would be interested in the CPU and GPU usage of Chrome playing that video versus Edge. I have heard that Edge uses better GPU hardware acceleration for certain codecs than Edge, but I have not looked into it myself.

Just on a general topic though, I personally really like Edge's UI over Chrome. It follows Windows 10's design guidelines (which it should considering it is an MS browser), it has a proper full screen mode, and it is way more touch friendly (which as a Surface user is very important to me), and I like the inking features. With regards to performance, I too have experienced better performance on Edge versus Chrome for certain video streaming sites, namely with Netflix and Twitch, and I like some of the power saving features that Edge has over Chrome (on Surface using Chrome almost instantly turns the fans on; the same thing happens on a Macbook when using Chrome versus Safari); on the other hand, there are some websites that work much better with Chrome and in some cases are barely functional on Edge (Youtube Music is one such site). Microsoft's is building a new Edge based on Chrome's open source basis known as Chromium, which should improve performance (for both Chrome and Edge) on Windows. I just hope they do that while maintaining current Edge's UI and features.

tests show hey both use about the same amount of RAM. However Edge uses all round more of everything. Its usi like 40% of my CPU and 80%-100% of the GPU. Chrome is using like 54% of the CPU and like 40% of the GPU