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    Jul 17, 2012
    Problems with media stopping and starting
    I have recently become the proud owner of a MacBook Pro. As you will see from the below spec it is a decent machine and quite a new spec.

    When playing audio through iTunes or VLC music stops and starts sometimes with pauses of 1 second.

    I have closed all applications but the problem still persists. Checking available memory / cpu usage there is not visible reason why it should be doing this.

    Can anybody please help me as this is driving me mad.

    Hardware Overview:

    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,2
    Processor Name: Intel Core i7
    Processor Speed: 2.2 GHz
    Number of Processors: 1
    Total Number of Cores: 4
    L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB
    L3 Cache: 6 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Boot ROM Version: MBP81.0047.B27
    SMC Version (system): 1.69f3
    Sudden Motion Sensor:
    State: Enabled

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    Nov 15, 2009
    North Louisiana, USA
    2.8 GHz 2008 MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB mem, iPhone 8+, 2015 iMac 16 GB 10.13 beta
    Are you playing the music through a wireless network? I've noticed this problem recently as well. My media is on a Time Capsule which is played through a Mac in another room.

    It seems that once in a while my network slows to the point where I get the behavior you describe. I think it happens when my non N network iPhone connects to the network.
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