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4K film streaming hardwired or Wi-Fi

Discussion in 'General TV Discussions Forum' started by tazcab, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. tazcab

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    Okay if you wanted to stream 4K media to your smart TV would you be using hardwired or Wi-Fi
     
  2. Chris Muriel

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    Hardwired every time (even for lower res. streaming). Fewer things to set up or go wrong, no future problems when a neighbour or your microwave oven etc. etc. starts using frequencies close to yours.
    Always more bandwidth as any form of WiFi has to send additional error checking/protocol bits for it to work.
     
  3. next010

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    Most consumer 4K services are going to be streaming H.265 media services like Netflix, if you have a good wireless link then you should get by but a wired link is much better.

    The only 4K stuff for local streaming from PC/NAS are demo videos or trailers and such.
     

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