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post #11 of 54
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watching video uses pretty much gpu usage rather than cpu .. so, the problem is with GPU client always uses 100% gpu usage..... Like mach1 said, either stop watching video or stop folding (while watching video) ...
Netflix is purely CPU and it looks to me like that CPU can't handle it. Silverlight is NOT hardware accelerated, so your GPU won't matter.
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post #12 of 54
The gpu matters in the aspect that an entire core of the cpu is being taken up to run that gpu and Netflixs will max out a single core in a heartbeat. So you have two choices,add cores to your cpu or drop down to gpu2. Gpu2 does not demand so much cpu resources,it will work fine with a lowly gpu2 gpu (and fold also).

EDIT:I bet his cpu works fine,until he tries to fold on the gpu,then there is not enough sauce to go around.
Edited by PCCstudent - 8/9/11 at 10:27am
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post #13 of 54
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cpu usage is at a resounding....16% with everything running.

Shutdown GPU3 and everything clears right up. Again, the sound doesn't skip only the video. What could be causing a gpu lag like that?

And this is ONLY netflix Blu-Ray's playback 100% as does streaming from my computer. Or any other streaming service, the only thing that doesn't work is Netflix which uses silverlight.
Edited by Black Magix - 8/9/11 at 2:15pm
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post #14 of 54
How about giving Netflixs a call and describing the situation?

EDIT: This would be an odd phone call as you would be saying "your servive works fine until I start the folding program for my gpu". I ask if you see anything odd when monitoring the folding process with a program like EVGA Precision? Looking for clues and I would say that 16% cpu usage when watching Netflixs and folding seems to be very low.I have a single core Dell and it does OK with NetFlixs but cpu usage is 90% when viewing a movie.Is there anything in your log (like excessive eue's) Anything going on with a gpu overclock that could be causing what seems to be a conflict with the folding program and Silverlight? Would you be willing to swap out the gpu for a gpu that folds gpu2 WU's? Doing these things may uncover a clue as to what is going on. It would be real interesting if a gpu2 gpu works fine but the failure comes only with the 465. When working through these problems you have to get creative in the ways you gather and interpet information.

I have to add that I have no issue with 5 different cpu/gpu combinations and Netflixs. I have had some really tough to solve Silverlight update issues,have you tried the old "use a different browser" test?
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post #15 of 54
I have the same issue on my 580 with netflix, I'll go test it on the 260 and see but for me it clears right up when GPU folding is paused and CPU folding has no effect on it, so despite people saying silverlight isn't using any GPU that's what I think it is. My solution is netflix on xbox because that stupid thing can't even fold anyway.
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post #16 of 54
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Originally Posted by PCCstudent View Post
How about giving Netflixs a call and describing the situation?

I have to add that I have no issue with 5 different cpu/gpu combinations and Netflixs. I have had some really tough to solve Silverlight update issues,have you tried the old "use a different browser" test?
As a sony tech support agent, i bet Netflix tech support don't even know what Folding is. Hell, they do not even know to connect a Blu-Ray to a TV (and with HDMI to boot). Once i got a call from them because a customer's laptop had a "virus" called "BOINC Manager" and it was "trying to connect to the internet" (it ended as the customer's "geeky" son had installed it but didn't fully configured it )

I do Hulu from time to time, and while folding i had this same problem. What i did was lower the priority of F@H core to the lowest possible on Advanced tab in the client Configuration (right click the F@H icon on the taskbar), then lowered CPU usage to half the bar. It still keeps on skipping a bit, but it's only noticeable if you are really looking for it.

You could always try other browser, and raising the browser's own priority on the task manager. Other than that, i ran out of ideas
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Hmm, I don't have any issue with hulu folding on GPU and CPU have you disabled hardware acceleration in flash settings? (right click on the hulu window then settings)
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post #18 of 54
Hulu and folding worked fine for me also.Folding and Starz Play did not show any trouble either. I agree that it would be difficult to get help from Netflixs in regards to a folding/Silverlight issue but I would like to see if they agreeded with your cpu usage value.Netflixs has a way of monitoring each device you are at the time recieving streaming video from them,they can provide performance values.
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post #19 of 54
try updating your drivers? that fixed an issue with skipping video when using vlc or mpc for me.
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I'm not using a browser, This is all within windows media center.
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