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Laptop To Stream TV/Movie and Download Torrents?


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#1 paulyjustin

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Posted 28 January 2018 - 08:24 PM

Hey all looking for opinion on what laptop to buy as i want another computer solely for visiting stream sites/downloading. 


I have a dell laptop that i use at the moment and its fine. I like to get another laptop solely to do things such as visit streaming sites to stream sports/tv shows and watch movies and maybe download torrents and yes to stream porn and download porn. And yes that would mean downloading porn files from forums where you don't know if there are viruses or not on it. I also would stream porn as well and when i do this, it would be those popular porn sites that you stream etc. Thus I want it to be where it doesn't matter what site i just to stream porn etc. And of course watch tv shows such as stream cable tv shows etc. There are lot of these sites online but i would rather use a separate computer for it.


First off, does anyone have any suggestion on what laptop i should buy for this? I obviously don't want to spend much money for this since the whole purpose of it is to use it to stream tv/sports and download porn/stream porn on it. Thus i don't even care if it gets a virus on it as long as it doesn't affect my primary computer. I don't really want to spend more than say $350 max on this as well the purpose is to basically download stuff and watch tv and sports stream etc. And before anyone asks... why don't i use an old laptop i no longer use, well that broke so i don't have a spare laptop.


So should i get a laptop or a chromebook? Because i read a chromebook uses chrome OS but not only that, they either have 16gb or 32gb memory. That is obviously way too little since even if i download movies... well a few movies could already hit the 16gb memory etc. I would like the laptop to be either 13.3 or 14.1 laptop as 11.6 is way too small and 15.6 is too big. I checked amazon and best buy for chromebooks and they show these 


HP $200+ tax

 

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/hp-14-chromebook-intel-celeron-4gb-memory-16gb-emmc-flash-memory-silver/5733411.p?skuId=5733411
 

Asus $170+tax

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/asus-c300sa-13-3-chromebook-intel-celeron-4gb-memory-16gb-emmc-flash-memory-light-blue/5796607.p?skuId=5796607

 

Acer $300+tax

 

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/acer-14-chromebook-intel-celeron-4gb-memory-32gb-emmc-flash-memory-sparkly-silver/5203000.p?skuId=5203000


The Acer does seem to have 32gb space which is quite a bit compared to the 16gb space.




Are these good options for a chromebook? Or do you suggest something else? Or should it be a laptop? The thing is laptops cost more money... and again i would mainly be downloading movies/porn and streaming sites with it etc. Also would there be a way to get more memory such as sd chip? For example imagine i download 10 movies on it and each movie is 5gb. Well that would be way too big for my computer etc. So the negative of chromebook is the gb because its mainly for basic task and streaming. However, people do buy it to stream online mainlyl right and to watch streams online from sites that could possibly be shady? 


Thanks all.



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Posted 28 January 2018 - 08:53 PM

Hi

 

I have never used a Chromebook so I cant help you there, but instead of buying SD cards you could look into a portable USB HDD. You can get a 2 TB hdd on evilbay for about $100.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/NEW-Western-Digital-Hard-Disk-Drive-Portable-Hard-Drives-2TB-Elements-HDD/232074979390?hash=item3608bf283e:g:ODcAAOSwvZVZnfN6



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Posted 28 January 2018 - 11:10 PM

HI there.  But i would still need a new computer though.  But if i get one an external hard drive, could i use a chromebook that has 16gb or 32gb but then download videos from sites like how windows is?



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Posted 29 January 2018 - 11:27 AM

Does anyone know if a chromebook could stream sites likes stream2watch etc?



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Posted 30 January 2018 - 10:47 AM

Can someone here confirm a few things?
 
 
1.  Would i be able to stream through sites like stream2watch?
 
2.  If i buy a 64gb micro sd card along with the chromebook, could i download files from sites that are say 1gb... then once im close to out of space on the 16gb chromebook, i just move that video to the micro sd card etc?  That way i could have lot of videos on the chromebook?  Thus... does the micro sd card solve the problem of not enough storage?


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Posted 30 January 2018 - 02:06 PM

Wouldn't a cheap android tablet be a better option?  If not, pick up a cheap refurbished machine.






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