So, I just renewed my subscription, and was met with a little disappointment. Video playback is pretty bad now..
In the windows 10 app for PC, there is some flickering going on that shouldn't be there. In google Chrome, the video is very choppy. The sound comes through just fine, but it seems like the video is hanging up here and there, for a split second. It's especially noticeable in scenes where characters are walking, swaying back and forth. It's giving me a headache though. I tried it in internet explorer, and microsoft edge, and the stuttering is just as bad there.
I went ahead and installed firefox, and did the separate flash player installation. In firefox it's the same thing, but it also hangs up to buffer here and there too.
I am on a 60mbps cable internet connection, with a top-of-the-line gaming laptop. i76820hk overclocked to 4ghz, gtx 1070, 32gb ddr4 2666mhz, samsung 950 pro NVMe m.2 SSD
I have no problem streaming 4k 60fps youtube videos, but for some reason, crunchyroll can't seem to provide smooth streaming at any resolution, even SD. I don't remember it being this bad before.. So what gives? How can I get smooth playback?