when watching youtube

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  1. DEE9299 macrumors 6502a

    DEE9299

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    when i watch youtube my temp on my laptop goes in the 80 c ...why??
     
  2. Bennieboy© macrumors 65816

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    because it's a flash based website, what spec is your computer, i get pretty high temps for youtube, but never 80 degrees,
     
  3. spinnerlys Guest

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    Flash. It eats up CPU cycles, which uses more power, which radiates more heat.

    ClickToFlash lets you select the .h264 videos stored on YT, which use less CPU and are played through QT Player.

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    http://rentzsch.github.com/clicktoflash/
     
  4. DEE9299 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    blackbook 2.2ghz, 2gb mem and 160 hd running 10.6.2
     

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