Intrinsic said:
Pemalite said:

Well with next-gen video encoding/decoding, 50Mbps is probably far from being a requirement for a 4k stream...

As it stands we are getting 50Mbs 4k@60 streams because o that better encoding. But h, thing will always get better.. but then so will the requirements of which hardware supports it.

the-pi-guy said:

Google said 4k60 would require 30 mbps.

"So with Project Stream [the beta test for Stadia], we recommended and set a threshold of about 25 megabits per second in order to enjoy 1080p / 60 frames per second," Harrison said. "In fact, we only used about 20 megabits per second. But we gave ourselves a little bit of a buffer in the calculations. When we launch, because we’ve made some very significant improvements to our encoder, our streamer, and our compression algorithms, we will get 4K / 60 frames per second in about 30 megabits per second. And then if you are at a lower resolution, you will obviously use significantly less bandwidth."

Yeah, that's not confusing at al....... so he basically is saying you will need 25Mbs for 1080p/60 and also that you will need 25Mbs for 4k/60?

Alright, I am going to leave this alone. November is just right around the corner.

Currently they need 20mbps for 1080/60fps. After everything is said and done they expect 30mbps for 4k/60fps

EDIT : and ofcourse the hardware will matter but the fun fact is you wont need to drop 300/500 on a console since google is making the hardware investment

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