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I'm converting a HD video and its gonna take 2hours+ to complete, is there anything I can do on my PC while is 100%ing?
    
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watch a movie.
    
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watch a movie.
even 240p youtube video laggs, even music laggs.
    
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Wash the Gimp?



Edit:
Seriously now though

Could you lower the priority of the process converting the video so it will just run in the background.

Then you can do about anything that isn't CPU intensive.
Edited by Crabid - 1/30/11 at 5:36am
    
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Read through internet forums.
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight View Post
Read through internet forums.
This.
    
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Could you lower the priority of the process converting the video so it will just run in the background.

Then you can do about anything that isn't CPU intensive.
Wouldn't that slow down the conversion process?
    
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play runescape.
    
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Read a book, eat, have a nap?
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Originally Posted by tryagainplss View Post
play runescape.
O.o dude, my CPU usage..
if I cant even watch a basic video, how the heck will i be able to play runescape?

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