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Milt 16th June 2009 02:34 PM

Download Usage and VidZone
 
I installed the Vid Zone app for the PS3 last night and the kids love it.
I am curious though as to how much download it will use.

From my understanding they reckon and i got this from Whirlpool that youtube uses around 100- 130Meg per hour. I am wondering if this will be the same for Vidzone

Does anyone have any info about this?

Ancient_One 16th June 2009 04:11 PM

Could be mate especially if it's an actual stream and not download to the harddrive.

I can't confirm until I start using it as well.

Not sure we will though considering we have Foxtel music channels.

Why pay for Internet and Foxtel as well.

Rog69 16th June 2009 07:03 PM

I remember reading that it streams in 3 different qualities depending on how fast your internet connection is, so the better the quality the more bandwidth it uses. I downloaded this last night and it runs like crap on my 1Mb connection so I don't think my ISP has much to worry about.

Damion 20th September 2009 02:31 PM

I read a figure stating 11 meg a minute ?

Pure Mongrel 20th September 2009 06:47 PM

An average of 100 - 200Mb a video is the best guesses I have read so far.

Kiz 22nd September 2009 11:47 AM

we've used the vidzone 2 or 3 times.. does take a bit to buffer, sometimes stops halfway through a song.. alot of the songs i searched for werent there :(
i didnt go much on it


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