Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

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Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by m-NUC » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:57 pm

There is some helps to Windows users in net but I didint find anything help to mint..

1) update did not help me.. :(
2) Try lower screen resolution.. did not make any difrence.
3) then I try that firefox tweak:
about:config browser.cache.disk.capacity 358400 -> 16000 ...
Seems work until boot computer...

So do I need beter computer?

my system:

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m@m-NUC ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: m-NUC Kernel: 4.4.0-119-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.0.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
           Distro: Linux Mint 18 Sarah
Machine:   Mobo: Intel model: NUC6i7KYB v: H90766-404
           Bios: American Megatrends v: KYSKLi70.86A.0046.2017.0407.1426 date: 04/07/2017
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-6770HQ (-HT-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 20735
           clock speeds: max: 3500 MHz 1: 1019 MHz 2: 800 MHz 3: 1841 MHz
           4: 1249 MHz 5: 1439 MHz 6: 1598 MHz 7: 958 MHz 8: 838 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics bus-ID: 00:02.0
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 2560x1080@60.05hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Iris Pro Graphics 580 (Skylake GT4e)
           GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 12.0.6 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel Sunrise Point-H HD Audio
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3
           Card-2 GYROCOM C&C driver: USB Audio usb-ID: 001-003
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-119-generic
Network:   Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-LM
           driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6
           IF: eno1 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel Wireless 8260 driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (69.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Samsung_SSD_850 size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 443G used: 309G (74%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 17.06GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 198 Uptime: 1:13 Memory: 1558.9/15936.3MB
           Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 5.4.1
           Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481) inxi: 2.2.35

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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by deepakdeshp » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:10 am

Your hardware configuration is very good.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by catweazel » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:20 am

m-NUC wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:57 pm

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System:    Host: m-NUC Kernel: 4.4.0-119-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
You might try the 4.15 series kernel.
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by absque fenestris » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:34 am

Hello m-NUC

it certainly has nothing to do with your computer - it is about 8 times more powerful than my netbook - and on my old device the new Firefox runs quite properly.
Here's what I want you to do:
Export and secure your bookmarks. Deactivate all addons (all...) set the cache to zero in the preferences, set all (all...) other data transfers to zero, delete all cookies etc. and try this.

If this is useful you can look at the other settings afterwards...
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by trytip » Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:43 am

if you are watching some 'IFFY' streaming site that offers free TV or Movies you may be victim of bitcoin mining which uses your CPU against you to mine bitcoins. this may not be the case but if it is you can battle it with a hosts file or adding a user filter to ublock origin https://github.com/hoshsadiq/adblock-nocoin-list
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by absque fenestris » Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:50 am

trytip wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:43 am
if you are watching some 'IFFY' streaming site that offers free TV or Movies you may be victim of bitcoin mining which uses your CPU against you to mine bitcoins. this may not be the case but if it is you can battle it with a hosts file or adding a user filter to ublock origin https://github.com/hoshsadiq/adblock-nocoin-list
About mining: Is there a way to determine this using with task manager etc.?
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by trytip » Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:08 pm

i don't know too much about bitcoins i just added the hosts from here to my etc/hosts and then add nocoin.txt to ublock origin filter in google-chrome-stable extension. bitcoin mining can be done with cpu,gpu, and now i hear even with hard drive or in android streaming apps but don't think any extra process will show in system monitor since it will be the browser that will be at 100%. all you can do is keep an eye on cpu and gpu. even though you see coinhive.com in the ublock snap as green it's blocked WARNING: if you don't have protection DO NOT go to the site in the last snapshot for streaming videos especially in windows.
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by absque fenestris » Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:19 pm

@ trytip
Thanks for your answer. My question was that of a very paranoiac - :shock: :shock: :shock:
Of course, I will include the scripts in uBlock Origin immediately.

I just see you have uBlock in advanced mode - and also uMatrix?
Is that correct?
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Re: Insane CPU loads when watching web videos with firefox / Intel NUC6i7KYB

Post by trytip » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:16 pm

@absque fenestris
yes i use the advanced mode but i don't use umatrix. too many redundancies. i used to have but disabled ScriptSafe for chrome or noscript for firefox which makes navigating the internet too harsh. most free streaming sites will take advantage of users and if you have privacy measures like ublock or noscript you can't even get in the front door. it seems that last year i found many GOOD streaming sites but with time they all get GREEDY and resort with implementing some sort of "leak everything we can from the user" syndrome.
do not want to hijack thread, if the OP has a different issue ...
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