Are there any 10 / 100 / 1000 media players out there?

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  1. Dr-Smoke

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    The question is on the title.....
     
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    PS3 is Gigabit ;)

    I certainly wouldn't say gigabit is overkill. when streaming 1080p I noticed a big improvment in response when using ffwd/rwd after upgrading from 100mb to Gigabit.
     
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    bd prime / dune center @
    Blu-ray Network Media Players

    can come with 1000 "addons/modules"

    But (and this is the important bit) the CPU from most media players couldnt handle that speed. It will be faster than 100 but not super duper fast :)
     
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    Seems overpriced compared to a PS3...s'pose MKV support is it's selling point over a PS3.

    then again the PS3 does have the 8-core CPU grunt to fully support it's gigabit connection.

    Come on Sony give us native MKV support on the PS3!
     
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    Depends on if it downloads every frame or just the iframes.
     
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    Not many people buy off the shelf HTPC's though. I think a PS3 is closer to a media player/NMT than a HTPC is.
     
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    Depends what you use as the streaming server. Some server's get a lot more out of the PS3.

    PMS will transcode virtually any format for the PS3 including MKV/FLAC/ISO (it will even stream movies from RAR files)and also adds Custom Cover art for movies onto the PS3 XMB.

    I stream all my music to my PS3 in FLAC.

    Other than NTFS support for external HDD's it pretty much gets round all the things Sony haven't got round to yet :rolleyes:
     
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    Apologies to the OP that went off topic a bit.
     
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    ok guys do you think id be alright then if I am streaming regular avi files that have been downloaded from my nas through to a Netgear Eva8000 with a Dlink Router Dir-855 with out it jumping etc
    thanks
     
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    so if the bitrate etc is alright wont matter weather im useing the wireless or wired option on the eva?

    Thanks
     
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    Be careful on this one, if you're streaming high bitrate bluray material (i.e. 1080p) then you'll likely find it impossible getting flawless playback over wireless.
     

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