Quote Originally Posted by I_A View Post
well your graphic card only supports mpeg2 hardware decoding and you are opening a 1080p hevc video the decoding of which is done by the cpu
afaik only the latest intel chips have hevc hardware decoding (Skylake has partial and Kaby Lake full hevc support) the hangs are to be expected aside from getting a new graphic card there is nothing you can do hevc is way too cpu intensive especially at those resolutions
I could play the exact same videos perfectly on the same laptop with the same graphics card when I was on OpenSUSE 13.2