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post #1741 of 1743 Old 04-20-2015, 08:18 PM
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I think that the Roku 3 does a good job of streaming Netflix and Amazon. One significant consideration is that a Roku 3 will consume 3.5W whereas the PS3 will consume 85W or more (twice that by the original models). I never use my game consoles for media playing.
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I would not have said this last year but the Fire TV is great for Netflix. Most of the time it actually starts out in 1080p unlike other devices which start out like mud. Even the ATV3 only starts out in 480p but does ramp up in 10 seconds but I don't care. I want HD playback from the beginning. The only issues I have is sometimes the video freezes for a few seconds however since the latest Fire TV updates that added a boatload of new features update it has not done that anymore.

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Anyone here have the Sony bdb S5500 and does it really do 24p playback for Netflix and local media?

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