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How does a different PC affect the wireless internet speed?

Is the wireless internet speed affected by the computer RAM and CPU only? If so, what the RAM and CPU/Processor Speed should be at least to watch an HD movie online?

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No and yes.

My slowest pc is a 1.6GHz netbook with Windows 7. It is just fine at network work. HOWEVER this is just under the mark where you can watch any HD or even a movie full screen. Hulu and others have to be played at less than full screen.

My slightly better Lenovo 499 buck laptop is a y530 with 4GB RAM, 7 and integrated Intel 4500MHD with HDMI out and plays 1080p content with ease.

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How about the RAM 4GB and Intel i3 processor?

So, the RAM should be 4GB, right? Is the Intel i3 processor ok or the i5 should be at least to watch the HD movie without freezing?

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Don't know about freezing.

Your i3 beats what is in my y530. So far I've yet to see a freeze or lock up free PC.

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