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anyone have one of these, I'm thinking about getting one just for netflix and streaming from my computer. My biggest concern is .mkv files, will it play just fine?

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It says it plays MKV, but there may be issues depending on exactly what codec was used on the video and audio tracks since MKV is simply a container.
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Wireless streaming may be an issue with HD .mkv files.
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Wireless streaming may be an issue with HD .mkv files.
I would be hard wired, have already wired up my own ethernet to the tv loc... I debating now whether i should get a PS3 since its $50 price drop
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Originally Posted by northbayvallejo View Post
I would be hard wired, have already wired up my own ethernet to the tv loc... I debating now whether i should get a PS3 since its $50 price drop
Just note that the PS3 does not support mkv natively. You would have to use ps3mediaserver or something similar to transcode mkv into a playable format from your PC

Netflix would be no issue.
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