iTunes playback vs. QuickTime

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Diveflo, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. Diveflo macrumors regular

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    Hi ;)

    I opened another thread in the MacBook Air forum because I figured it must be something MacBook Air specific. Turns out, it's not.
    I'm trying to playback some 720p content with my Rev A MacBook (1.8 Ghz, no ssd).
    What I found out:
    iTunes playback: stutter, cpu temps above 80 degress cel., cpu% 80 - 1XX
    Quicktime: no stutter what so ever, cpu temps slightly over 70, cpu% 40-50

    And there is my problem. This high temps cause the playback to stutter.

    Does somebody have an idea, on how to fix this?

    Thank u!
     
  2. Shadow%20Mac macrumors 6502

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    Is this QuickTime X (from Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard?)
    Or QuickTime Seven (From Mac OS 10.3+)
     
  3. Diveflo thread starter macrumors regular

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