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macrumors 68030
Feb 28, 2009
Are you sure you're actually getting 60fps though? Most I've been able to get is around 40 with lots of dropped frames... the video is not smooth at all.


macrumors 6502
Aug 12, 2011
The issues you're describing belong to Chrome, and not Flash.

Beginning in May 2014, Chrome switched to using HTML5 for YouTube by default. Flash is still included, but it is not meant to be active when on YouTube. You shouldn't be seeing Flash on YouTube at all if you're on Chrome.

As much as I love Chrome, it's just not efficiently optimized especially on portables when it comes to battery life.
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