Is 100 GB enough for streaming?
On the highest quality setting that can use 1GB of data or more every 20 minutes – so at least 3GB per hour. That means that you could watch at most around 33 hours of content with 100GB of data. So that's only actually just over 1 hour each day.
100GB data (or 100,000MB) is functionally almost unlimited. Even with video streamed in high quality you could manage around 30 hours a month (depending on the source). Chances are you don't need that much, or would be fine with medium quality, which gives you a lot more.
Yes. For sure. Even if you watch 5–6 episodes ( 1hr each ) it consumes about 1 GB for them all. Most 1 hr episodes are about 250–300 MB each.
According to Netflix, you use about 1GB of data per hour for streaming a TV show or movie in standard definition and up to 3GB of data per hour when streaming HD video.
A 100GB data plan will allow you to browse the internet for around 1200 hours, to stream 20,000 songs or to watch 200 hours of standard-definition video.
Streaming Movies or TV
A 1080p HD 60 fps 2-hour movie averages 6 GB in file size. A 1080p HD 30 fps 2-hour movie averages 3 GB in file size. A 720p HD 2-hour movie averages 2 GB in file size. A Standard Definition (SD) 2-hour movie averages 1 GB in file size.
Full HD streams use approximately 2 GB of data per hour. UHD (4K) streams will use approximately 7.7 GB of data per hour. Peacock: Peacock recommends at least 2.5 Mbps of bandwidth for HD streaming. Hulu: Hulu looks for 3 Mbps for Hulu's Streaming Library, 8 Mbps for live streams, 16 Mbps for 4K content.
That's just over 115MB per hour, which works out at about 1GB over eight hours. On some music streaming apps (including Spotify and TIDAL) you have the option to listen offline.
For most folks working from home, a cable internet plan with at least 100 Mbps download speeds will be good enough to get work done and stream Netflix at the same time (we won't judge you).
These days, 16GB of RAM is considered to be the sweet spot for streaming videos. However, if you want to avoid future upgrades and need to stream high-quality content, it's always better to go for the best 32GB RAM to avoid lags.