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    Is there any advantage to running xbmc on a M8 or dedicated android box to say the latest Rapberry pi and would a 16 gb card (rather than 8gb) improve the pi experince?
    Last edited by mikk; 27th March, 2015 at 03:20 PM.

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    m8 flash with linux only,, nothing beats it,, raspberry pi is not good for xbmc,, no wifi, not enough codecs unless you pay,
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    " not enough codecs unless you pay," isnt the codec pack only ?1.50 ?
    They come with android but work better when overwritten with Linux-which flavour ? Can anybody recomend a Chinese supplier?

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    yes like i said you have to buy codec pack,, but still doesn;t play everything,,

    when it comes to m8 buy anywhere,, it is pretty fast even with android,, I found as far for just XBMC/KODI mx2 boxes with linux installed works very good,,,
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    the raspberry pi2 with openelec will run rings around a android tv box and the support is second to none. also the raspberry is built in the uk with decent components unlike the mx
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    I got the pi 2 but not impressed at all. Running Helix 90% of stuff just doesn't play (broken links?), and when you find a good one, return the following day and its broken! Poor picture quality too compared to (sd) sat. I thought it would be a good alternative for live sport but freezing, disconnections and broken links make it pretty much useless. Films may be better but still doesn't beat the torrent/popcorn hour solution.

 

 

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