updating: German computer site Heise Performed an actual test For the new streaming capability of Netflix, based on several different material values, and confirmed that you can not get the "4k Expected through any of the video cards currently available in the market - but only through theKaby Lake And the graphic core that is built into them.
This is because of the support for PlayReady 3.0 (and HDCP 2.2) content protection, which is currently fully supported only by Intel's new-generation processors - though this seems to be a software limitation only, and therefore not avoided in driver updates Following of NVIDIA And of AMD We'll see plug-ins that will provide the support in question and allow dedicated video cards to enjoy this capability, regardless of the user's primary processing unit.
Original article: The popular streaming service continues to upgrade, but for now only for those with specific hardware
Use Netflix on your PC, enjoy - but also long for a significant improvement in display quality? Now this is finally happening, at least for a very specific portion of customers.
Video streaming platform Which made surprising international expansion at the beginning of the year Launched end-to-end availability for quality content 4k (Or Ultra HD) in its version of Windows, about two and a half years after it began to be available on TVs and boxes Streaming Dedicated to all kinds.
So what is required to enjoy the series and movies of the highest (almost) quality? In fact, processors from the new Intel 7 Kaby Lake division are defined as the only supported hardware for the new capability because of their built-in support for the latest PlayReady 3.0 DRM technology (using Netflix) and HEVC decoding in 10 bit samples. In addition, an updated 10 system with the big year update is also required for playing the 4K (due to its support for PlayReady 3.0), and the Microsoft Edge browser will be the only one that will support this option at the moment, The first browser to support 1080p on the platform.
Of course, a supportive means of presentation 4k It will be mandatory to view the top resolution naturally.
If you have a system that meets all three of these requirements, you can already enjoy the upcoming Ultra HD on Netflix now or in the next few days - or you may need to wait a while before the company decides to expand its support for additional browsers and other hardware products that meet basic requirements, such as The latest Pascal cards from home NVIDIA And the latest Polaris 10 cards AMD.
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