Youtube videos lag when windowed

Description of the issue:
Specifically Youtube buffers and drops in framerate specifically when windowed, not in fullscreen.

How can this be reproduced?:

  1. Open a window in windowed mode
  2. Go to
  3. Play any video

Expected Result:
No lag / Buffering.

Actual Result:
Lagging video and lots of buffering.

Brave Version:
Brave 1.60.125 Chromium 119.0.6045.199

Additional Information:
Reset all Brave data, completely reinstalled Brave, disabled all extensions; issue persists. Windows 11

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