START HERE - Pick the Right Kodi Box (updated January 2020)
(2018-11-27, 23:39)bloodlessswine Wrote: I have some HVEC x265 10bit files that my Fire Stick 2 won't play because of hardware limitations. I tested the files on my Chromebox loaded with LibreELEC/Kodi and the files play fine. What's the most cost effective replacement for the Firestick?

The 2018 Fire TV Stick 4K. Mostly everything that can decode 4K, can hardware decode 10bit HEVC.

Yes the Chromebox would be doing CPU software decoding of HEVC - once the bitrate gets to high within those files it will choke.

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