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Youtube on T4x

#1 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:55 am

What OS/Software do you use to watch videos on a T4x machine. What quality do you get out of the video(240p, 360p, 720p). Im not expecting a 4k@60 video :)
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#2 Post by ajkula66 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:48 am

The answer to your question(s) will depend on which T4x system - as well as which OS - we are discussing.

On my SATA-modded 15" T43p running W7 Pro 360 is fine, 720 is pushing it and can be severely stuttering at times, using Pale Moon.

Honestly, I rarely bother with YT on anything that sports a single-core CPU, but that's me.
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#3 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:46 am

I dont understand why a RPI with a 700Mhz ARM can do 720p no problem but a 2+GHz P4 cant. Im guessing ARM architecture is just plain more efficent :(
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#4 Post by ajkula66 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:51 am

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:46 am
I dont understand why a RPI with a 700Mhz ARM can do 720p no problem but a 2+GHz P4 cant.
You do understand that the chips in T4x series are not P4 units, or related to them in any shape or form?
Im guessing ARM architecture is just plain more efficent :(
Well, no one envisioned running today's web - let alone YT - on these CPUs back in 2004...
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#5 Post by kfzhu1229 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:45 pm

ajkula66 wrote:
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:48 am
The answer to your question(s) will depend on which T4x system - as well as which OS - we are discussing.

On my SATA-modded 15" T43p running W7 Pro 360 is fine, 720 is pushing it and can be severely stuttering at times, using Pale Moon.

Honestly, I rarely bother with YT on anything that sports a single-core CPU, but that's me.
Hmm, on my stock 15" T43p at UXGA running W10 pro 720 is totally fine, 1080p won't play at all. Thanks to Microsoft Edge. However, DRM content won't play well at all.
Also do you have H264ify? I heard that will improve performance
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#6 Post by TPFanatic » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:36 pm

H264ify doesn't do * for my Firefox. 1080 60FPS is more like 1080 0FPS.
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#7 Post by Thinkpad4by3 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:09 pm

Hahaha, ill just go OC it to 8GHz. Just need to figure out to put a LN2 cooler in a T42......
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#8 Post by kfzhu1229 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:28 pm

TPFanatic wrote:
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:36 pm
H264ify doesn't do * for my Firefox. 1080 60FPS is more like 1080 0FPS.
ThinkPad T4x can do NO p videos at 60fps. EVEN 480p60 videos lag like crap on the highest spec T43p!
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#9 Post by Kilkenny » Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:15 am

I use Minitube on OpenBSD on my 15" T43p. It plays at 480p in fullscreen perfectly smoothly. I just watched this video in fullscreen and the CPU remained at 85% idle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEGOihjqO9w
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#10 Post by jdk » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:37 pm

Kilkenny wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:15 am
I use Minitube on OpenBSD on my 15" T43p. It plays at 480p in fullscreen perfectly smoothly. I just watched this video in fullscreen and the CPU remained at 85% idle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEGOihjqO9w
Did you use youtube-dl to pull it down?

I asked because I just clicked the link on my Windows machine, and the 1080p version auto-loaded.
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#11 Post by Kilkenny » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:12 pm

jdk wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:37 pm
Kilkenny wrote:
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:15 am
I use Minitube on OpenBSD on my 15" T43p. It plays at 480p in fullscreen perfectly smoothly. I just watched this video in fullscreen and the CPU remained at 85% idle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEGOihjqO9w
Did you use youtube-dl to pull it down?

I asked because I just clicked the link on my Windows machine, and the 1080p version auto-loaded.
No, I just played it in Minitube directly.
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Re: Youtube on T4x

#12 Post by Callahan » Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:43 pm

I use Youtube Downloader HD to download and play and save YouTube videos. They play just fine after downloading and then I usually want to save some of them anyway. I use the portable version ... very stable, current version was released in February.

Youtube Downloader HD

http://www.youtubedownloaderhd.com/

Downloads:

http://www.youtubedownloaderhd.com/download.html

May not be what you really want but videos download nice and play very well with Media Player Classic in the full K-Lite Codec Pack 13.3.5.

http://www.free-codecs.com/download/k_l ... c_pack.htm
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