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Improve YouTube HD streaming speeds - try this!

12th August 2014, 09:51 AM   |  #21  
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Originally Posted by pibach

usually a caching strategy does only revert to local servers, if content is already present. Popular YouTube videos might be downloaded and cached already. That would not imply any overhead, quite the opposite. That's what caching its meant for. In this case however, throttling seems to deteriorate the potential benefits.

I highly appreciate your interesting tweak, just curious to know how it works.

It works. Before doing this my wait time to load an embedded video using the stock browser was 5 seconds or more. This has cut it to 2 if not faster.
Last edited by mitchellvii; 12th August 2014 at 09:55 AM.
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