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Minimum specs for online movie access

by oldieguy / October 22, 2007 5:58 AM PDT

What minimum specifications would be necessary to view movies such as netflix on demand? Present hardware on my laptop displays motion choppy at times. I Assume my video card is the bottle neck. Laptop is ACER 5050 with amd 64x2 1.7, 1gb ram, ATI express 1100 vid card and Qwest dsl connection 100mps via cat5. Or could connection speed be problem?

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My old laptop...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 22, 2007 6:02 AM PDT

Was a P3 500MHz and did fine. But it was on a cable modem...

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DSL too slow. . .
by Coryphaeus / October 22, 2007 8:24 AM PDT

for streaming video. You need at least a 3 Mb/s speed which equates to cable.

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