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24 Jan 2010  
whs
Microsoft MVP

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sparkie View Post
VCL uses more memory: on one of my media files, it uses 100 mb while on the wmp, it only uses 30
VCL also uses more processor utilization.
Windows media player uses the new media foundation and is MUCH more efficient with resource usage
I may have a problem of comprehension, but why would anybody worry about RAM usage these days. I just put an additional 1GB into a friends older system - cost of the operation was $20,85 including shipping. And when you are watching a video, you usually don't do anything else on your system anyhow (that is different with music though).
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