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#1 bzand OFFLINE  

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 08:32 PM

I was wondering about how streaming HD contenet down to SD works and how cpu intensive it is. Say you have a movie in 720 or 1080p but only want to stream it to a lower quality like 480 or 360. Would this count as a full transcoding, or lower? Im assuming a full but am not sure. My internet isn't good enough for high quality streams so that is a concern. Would direct play maybe be better overall?

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Posted 05 January 2017 - 11:24 PM

Hi @bzand yes it is more or less the same. Direct play is always the most efficient. 







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