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Best TV streaming box?

post #1 of 7
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I'm looking to compare the current line up of streaming boxes,

Mainly looking at the $100 range, the top 2 seem to be the AppleTv(3rd gen) and the Roku XS 2

I use a fair share of 50/50 of pc and mac products, so don't hate on apple because of that.

Which is the best option? and why?
post #2 of 7
I choose the Roku 2 XS. I have three in my home that I stream from my media server using the plex app. There is an insane amount of choices in regards to the content you can get. There is sooo much more free content on Roku than any other box. It also has access to all the popular paid services as well.
post #3 of 7
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sorry, forgot to say i'll be using hulu, netflix, and downloaded movies that i would want to stream over.
post #4 of 7
You can do all that on Roku. For the downloaded stuff you would just have to install plex on your pc and add the channel to the Roku.
post #5 of 7
I was about to ask this question lol

Is it better to pick up the Roku over the Apple TV?
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thing is I only use PC for gaming, mac for everything else
post #7 of 7
Roku > (cr)Apple TV
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