Will running Netflix 4-8 hours a day burn up my console?

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User Info: maoriwarrior

maoriwarrior
3 years ago#1
My wife likes to watch hulu and Netflix on it so I was wondering what would happen to it.

I also posted this on the ps4 board because she also does this on that system.
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User Info: Porunga

Porunga
3 years ago#2
I highly doubt it

User Info: uniquebadger

uniquebadger
3 years ago#3
Why would that burn up your console? Even when running netflix or gaming heavy i don't think i have ever noticed the fans run. The console runs very cool. I have left my laptop on without sleep mode for the majority of the last year and it still runs great, don't see why it would hurt the console.

User Info: Mindwipe77

Mindwipe77
3 years ago#4
its not like its running a disc, it is just streaming movies, it will be ok
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User Info: krillens

krillens
3 years ago#5
just to be safe, use the ps4 since they are built better
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User Info: sn3akywaffles

sn3akywaffles
3 years ago#6
krillens posted...
just to be safe, use the ps4 since they are built better


it is better at wobbling ill give it that
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User Info: maoriwarrior

maoriwarrior
3 years ago#7
Ya and with Microsoft wanting us to leave it on standby I don't know why it would hurt. I mean I guess that's what fans are for huh?
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User Info: Xeeh_Bitz

Xeeh_Bitz
3 years ago#8
Not really, it'll decrease the life of it but not enough to worry about. Bluray playback is around 37c on the SoC, idle is around 32c, so around 35c for playback of that nature if I had to guess, so not enough heat to even matter.
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User Info: maoriwarrior

maoriwarrior
3 years ago#9
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
Not really, it'll decrease the life of it but not enough to worry about. Bluray playback is around 37c on the SoC, idle is around 32c, so around 35c for playback of that nature if I had to guess, so not enough heat to even matter.


By how much? A few days? Lol
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User Info: kennyynnoo

kennyynnoo
3 years ago#10
Why not buy a chromecast? $35, you can select a movie on your phone, computer and play it through it.
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