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Re: I knew Comcast's Performance tier was fast but...
Youtube only buffers on days where the Youtube servers may be a little slow. Also, I don't really need anymore speed. It's fast enough for me and most of the programs I use have streaming clients so I don't have to wait for it to finish before actually using it.
- And... wow... this thread surely got a lot of comments out of no where after days lol.
Also about the Youtube streaming: It usually bursts to around 26 Mbps then after it loads enough it drops down to about 4-24 Mbps.
Plus, we're getting Performance tier for 19.99 first year then 34.99 2nd lol. Much of a better deal than having to pay full 105 price :P. I barely also buffered on U-verse 3 Down tier when we had it(1080P was a buffer fest but 720p only buffered once and awhile). Online gaming outside of patches at times only uses about 0.05 Mbps.
El Dorado Hills, CA
That's the nature of streaming media. It depends largely on the application and/or protocol, but ultimately it winds up being something like: BIG_BURST(buffer buffer buffer), lull period, BIG_BUSRT...I'm not entirely sure why this is "better" for the content providers, or it it's just an artifact of non-consistent streaming.
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