Youtube slow video buffering at 1080p?

kansas_dude

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I never use to experience any buffering issues until the new youtube layout and having to reinstall windows...now I can't watch my purchased shows without the video pausing to buffer at 1080p
 
May 12, 2018
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The truthful answer is that ISP's are throttling Youtube through DNS filtering and scrambling so they can have more bandwidth for advertisements and information gathering about your online browsing habits

9/10 ISP's are doing this worldwide, a good suggestion is to change to openDNS servers ,either 8.8.8.8 / 8.4.4.4 or other

(https://use.opendns.com/)

using a VPN server or even visiting Youtube through TOR can increase the buffering up to 400%)

Moving the browser cache to a faster hdd/ssd or even a RAMDisk helps too

when doing the cache option a little math (a 1080p video of 60 minutes would be app. 8-12 GB of RAW vaudio/video data cached so have at least 2x that on the RAM/HDD/SSD for the caching)
 
May 12, 2018
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0
20
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The truthful answer is that ISP's are throttling Youtube through DNS filtering and scrambling so they can have more bandwidth for advertisements and information gathering about your online browsing habits

9/10 ISP's are doing this worldwide, a good suggestion is to change to openDNS servers ,either 8.8.8.8 / 8.4.4.4 or other

(https://use.opendns.com/)

using a VPN server or even visiting Youtube through TOR can increase the buffering up to 400%)

Moving the browser cache to a faster hdd/ssd or even a RAMDisk helps too

when doing the cache option a little math (a 1080p video of 60 minutes would be app. 8-12 GB of RAW vaudio/video data cached so have at least 2x that on the RAM/HDD/SSD for the caching)
 
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