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Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by arrowwes, May 13, 2015.

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  1. arrowwes

    arrowwes Thread Starter

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    I've tried watching some videos on all types of media players including GOM,VLC,POT PLAYER and they all these videos
    very choppy and not a smooth stream. Is there anything I can do to improve them?
     
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    What are your computer specs? What CPU, graphics card, and how much RAM do you have?
     
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    I have 4gb ram
    ATI RADEON HD5570
    AMD Phenom II X4 810 processor 2ghz
     
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    Yes,I updated the drivers and it only happens on some online/streaming videos.The ones currently in question have a 15fps.Is this not low?
     
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    If it only occurs with streaming content, it's likely your network or internet connection speed.

    Have you performed a speed test on your connection?
     
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    How fast is your internet connection if you do a speed test: http://www.speedtest.net/

    What type of internet service do you have and what speed do you pay for?

    Is your computer connected with an Ethernet cable to your router or wireless?
     
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    I did the speed test and download is10.68mbps.It's high speed service. As I said before all other movies and music files I have no problems. It's just on certain video files,especially streaming type the videos are not smooth playback. I suspected it's because of the fps. Am I right??
     
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    If it's only streaming video, especially if they are HD files, then it's likely your ISP speed.

    And no, after the Title II reclassification, that is no longer "high speed" service.

    Having said that, the speed required for various services (ie: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, etc.) as well as any other website vary.

    For reference, here are Vudo reference speeds:

    1.0 - 2.3 Mb/s for SD — Standard definition video
    2.3 Mb/s - 4.5 Mbs for HD — High definition 720p resolution video
    4.5 Mb/s - 9 Mb/s for HDX — Full high definition 1080p resolution video and high definition audio
     
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    Well you answered one of the three questions, what about the other two?

    Also, go here and do the test: http://www.pingtest.net/

    Post the results, a screenshot would be good to include.

    Also, post what website/source you are using to watch these videos.
     
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    Well I did the pingtest but was unable to get a print out. However the test said it was a A and I had no loss.
    The problem is all the videos I watch are perfect but just select few have a choppy playback.
    I could be just the videos only as they are from a webacam.
    I figured it was because the fps was 15fps.
    I was hoping there was a program available that could either repair these particular videos or something else available that I could watch other than through my computer. I have them now on a separate external hard drive.
    Thanks for all your suggestions.
    I will just have to live with having these imperfect videos.
     
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    If the problem is with streaming video, then no, software cannot fix it.

    If they are files stored on the computer/HDD, it could be a media player issue, or just the files. You can check the file specs using MediaInfo.
     
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