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Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Brighton, Colorado
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I want to try and stream movies from Blockbuster. I have century link (used to be Qwest) and a high speed wireless connection, or at least they claim it is. I also have an older HTPC which I spent $2k on few years ago. Stuff in it is still high quality, 1Mg of Ramm, 2Ghz CPU, Radeon 9800 graphics card and Win XP SP2.
I want to add a wireless router card to it and try and stream blockbuster instead of waiting 2 months to get a new release. Has anyone tried this?
We tried it with Netflix + Wii box and it sucked = 15 minutes of content followed by a 10 minute "loading" slider bar.
my questions are specifically about
1) Century link, is it good enough to stream HD movies
2) can I download the whole movie, then watch it, or do I have to stream it and hope the connection is rock solid?