Originally Posted by SAR I
A static image being a handful of pixels wider doesn't hurt site performance at all.
An animated GIF that's three times the size of the static image to begin with and then has moving video slows down all of my Apple devices which cannot be allowed to happen. I've got two iPhones, three iPod Touches, three iPads, and one iPad Mini. That stuff is very expensive and deserves to be treated better.
Sounds like you need an I-doctor