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I got a CPU load indicator applet and whenever I play a flash vid I see it going through the roof and staying high. I'm running 12.04 with the latest updates, restricted extras installed. Browser is Firefox.

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Yup, that's Flash. What's the question? –  Oli Aug 1 '12 at 15:05

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That's what Flash does. It performs all video processing on the CPU instead of delegating the work to the GPU. It is not efficient.

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