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Why do Twitch Streams have higher CPU usage compared to Youtube?

#1alwekyPosted 7/20/2014 12:05:03 PM
So Im currently watching a stream on Twitch at "source" and it's pretty much using up 80-90% of CPU.
While watching 1080p youtube clips, my CPU usage is somewhere like 10-20%.

So, are streams from Twitch uncompressed or something?
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#2ClouddxPosted 7/20/2014 12:11:06 PM
Depends on the Stream. Twitch streams can be uncompressed at times.
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