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For me mpv used less CPU than MPlauerX too. But when checked "Power" tab in Activity Monitor mpv consumed much more juice in full-screen. So for temperature / battery sensitive case MPlayerX seems to be better suited (it may depend on configs of course i.e. scaler/postprocess/... filters). For 720p mkv/h264 video power usage was 30 mpv vs 20+1 MplayerX ...
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