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Old 04-18-06, 01:59 AM
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Looking for "low resource" music player

I listen to alot of streaming music over the internet. I usually listen to the Choice Radio links that are in the Windows Media Player "Radio" section. However, WMP takes up so much system resources that the music has to buffer about every 30-45 secs. What player is recommended to use for streaming music?

I am guessing that it's the player because I was visiting my fiance's house this weekend and I was listening to the same stream (on a crappier computer) and it didn't break the music to buffer even once. They were using RealPlayer to play it. But if there's something out there that can do it and uses less resources, I'd like to use that.
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Originally Posted by Joxer
...WMP takes up so much system resources that the music has to buffer about every 30-45 secs.
You're talking about two unrelated resources -- Internet bandwith and CPU cycles. I don't think you'll have better luck with a different player.

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