mazey wrote:its because when its being transcoded because your device doesnt have the codec natively, im guessing in your case its a mkv it needs to convert it to a compatible format which usually is mpeg since every device can support it, and the bitrate would be very high because it wants to do it in the highest quality (you can adjust these settings to lower in transcode settings) this is why you are seeing a transfer size so high and the size would be more then the filesize.
the speed you are seeing is real and nothing to worry about unless your network cant support a transfer so high, you can adjust a max bitrate speed and quality settings in ps3 media server config if you have issues if you dont nothing to worry about its working as intended.
meskibob wrote:To note, it's Mbps, not MBps (megabit vs megabyte), so you're off by a factor of 8.
mazey wrote:its the device you are playing on that needs to have the codec or its transcoded, if its a ps3 for example it does not have a mkv codec and needs to be transcoded, most devices except for a few i know of like wdtv live do not come with mkv codec hence it needs to convert it to mpeg so it will play on the device.
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