How much RAM do I need to stream a Netflix video?


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How much RAM do I need to stream a Netflix video?

How much RAM does one really need to enjoy a Netflix video stream? To be honest, not a lot if you are looking at the amount of real RAM that would be used. Futhermore, such a situation would only apply if you are streaming Netflix through a web browser on your computer. For now, Netflix has yet to unlock 4K streaming on browsers, so only a select few brands and models of TV are able to play 4K videos. But if you do not have a 4K TV, this does not mean that Netflix will not eventually unlock and allow streaming of 4K on web browsers, after all, Youtube is doing it so why not Netflix?

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Let us start with the basics. We are sure you are trying to just watch a video in peace on your computer, maybe a 4 K or something on YouTube. and for some reason, it is slow or choppy or refuses to load. You ask someone near you and they say without much follow up to your question that maybe your ram is not enough. Some kind friend has a look at your computer and is able to do a basic "dxdiag" command to find out you have 4GB of ram. And says you need more. Does that sound like you? Yes, okay so keep on reading. We are about to blow your mind away. Like to the next building or stadium nearby. Do you know how far said the building is? Who cares. Let's learn a little. Teach you something your school failed to teach because schools are stupid.

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How much RAM do I need to stream a Netflix video?

If you are using a mac, it is relatively easy to find how much RAM your computer has, simply go to the top left and click on "About Mac" and you will be able to easily determine what it is. As for windows, it is a little tricky, you will have to either click on Run or the magnifying glass icon on your bar, and type "dxdiag" followed by the enter key. Now wait and you should see a screen like the one to your right.


LAPTOP RAM AND DESKTOP RAM for Netflix video

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How much RAM do I need to stream a Netflix video?

Did you know that laptop ram is completely different than desktop ram in terms of shape and size? Of course, you did not know that if you are reading this blog. Realisticall