I'm currently looking at some Google IO android talks on youtube and I was annoyed by the fact that eventhough I have a brand new core2duo 2.4ghz laptop, videoplayback was still horrible.
Eventhough this is Flash video playback as I know it I had a look of there are any known solutions. And there are!
1. Create an /etc/adobe/mms.cfg containing
2. Install a CPU frequency monitor and adjust your cpu speed settings.
Step 1 was sufficient for me to fix my problems and have an (almost) smooth playback, but forcing your CPU into a higher speed may sometimes also be a good solution.