Latency is a problem when you're waiting for keystrokes or weapons fire to be transmitted 'twixt server and client, but it is a total non-issue while watching streaming video with a buffer measured in minutes.
Mod parent up.. If streaming video is the necessity, 50ms or 300ms don't really make a difference when buffering.
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