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As the title says,

I purchased an Aspire one 722 with the C-60, I was told this could play 1080p. I'm trying to play 720p .mkv files via VLC and the video stutters like no other.

720p seems to use about 60-70% CPU.

Am I doing something wrong?
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Are they 10-bit? If so the problem is VLC - it won't have support for it until 2.0.

Try a different player. For example try Media Player Classic after downloading CCCP.
    
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I vote different media player. i had problems with VLC stuttering and switched to media player classic and never looked back biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by TurboTurtle View Post

Are they 10-bit? If so the problem is VLC - it won't have support for it until 2.0.
Try a different player. For example try Media Player Classic after downloading CCCP.

Tried CCCP with MPC, it's watchable now, but a 720p .mkv keeps the CPU @ 100%.
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I got somewhere between 25-30fps on 1080p MKVs with the C-50 version of that laptop (30% slower CPU/ 30% slower GPU).

Read this post, follow to the letter. http://forum.notebookreview.com/hp-pavilion-notebooks/501683-hp-dm1z-259.html#post7433711 . Then make sure you're not running Aero, etc. etc.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jrbroad77 View Post

I got somewhere between 25-30fps on 1080p MKVs with the C-50 version of that laptop (30% slower CPU/ 30% slower GPU).
Read this post, follow to the letter. http://forum.notebookreview.com/hp-pavilion-notebooks/501683-hp-dm1z-259.html#post7433711 . Then make sure you're not running Aero, etc. etc.

Hmm, is that setup actually better than CCCP and MPC-HC?

Edit:

Found this guide: http://www.cccp-project.net/forums/index.php?topic=3695.msg29294#msg29294

Followed the directions and now it's only using 30-40% CPU without a hitch!
Edited by Dasweb - 11/24/11 at 8:23pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dasweb View Post

Hmm, is that setup actually better than CCCP and MPC-HC?
Edit:
Found this guide: http://www.cccp-project.net/forums/index.php?topic=3695.msg29294#msg29294
Followed the directions and now it's only using 30-40% CPU without a hitch!

Their setup was MPC-HC, FFDShow, and LAVSplitter. I'd say that setup is better, but it sounds like the setup you found is working good, may as well keep it that way biggrin.gif . But FWIW the guy he was replying to said he got better performance with it vs. MPC-HC and CCCP.

One last note, there's and option in AMD's Vision Center (CCC) to enable hardware acceleration for internet video. Click on the video tab on the left hand side and then video settings. Make sure under "video playback" that the slider is on green for "apply current video quality settings to internet video".
 
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When I had a similar netbook, I used GOM player, and it worked better than anything else I tried. Worth a shot perhaps?
http://www.gomlab.com/eng/GMP_download.html
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