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Windows 7: 20% - 5% CPU Usage while playing 1080P Videos, Is this normal?

21 Jul 2014   #1

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
20% - 5% CPU Usage while playing 1080P Videos, Is this normal?

This worries me because I can get 5 percent less when GeForce 210 does a playback of a 1080P video

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21 Jul 2014   #2

Windows 7 32 bit

What player are you using? Try SPlayer Portable. Make sure t get the portable edition as there were some issues with the installed version. I'm not sure if installed version is fixed. SPlayer seems able to use GPU acceleration even with some underpowered GPUs.
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25 Jul 2014   #3

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
twiddling dem thumbs

Your computer should be taking up that much even when in idle, despite how good your processor is, your computer is simply just sitting there 'twiddling its thumbs' i.e. its practically 'occupying itself' waiting for a more 'major' process to take place.
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 20% - 5% CPU Usage while playing 1080P Videos, Is this normal?

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