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Anyone Seen Any VPN Deals? Surfshark / ExpressVPN / Windscribe / Ivacy

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Anyone Seen Any VPN Deals? Surfshark / ExpressVPN / Windscribe / Ivacy

Anyone seen a decent VPN deal?

I was with Windscribe and they were ok. Buffering could be pretty bad for US/UK netflix tho.

I don't torrent or download, so just looking for something for streaming/privacy.

Best deals I can see right now are on stacksocial and topcashback

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ExpressVPN - up to $36.00 of your purchase back
Surfshark - Up to 65% of your purchase back

stacksocial
Ivacy VPN: Lifetime Subscription - $40
NordVPN: 1-Yr Subscription - $60
Surfshark VPN: 3-Yr Subscription - $84

TIA
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For streaming you need smart DNS and don't need VPN.
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I'm surprised that you had buffering with Windscribe. I use Windscribe on my router and I have no problems with streaming 4k US Netflix to 2 different devices at the same time.

Are you running Windscribe on a router or the streaming device?
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audit13 wrote: I'm surprised that you had buffering with Windscribe. I use Windscribe on my router and I have no problems with streaming 4k US Netflix to 2 different devices at the same time.

Are you running Windscribe on a router or the streaming device?
Not tech savvy, so I was just running it on the Mibox.
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Are these all decent companies?

I know of Express, Nord and Windscribe.

Not the other 2 tho.
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JRGUINNESS wrote: Not tech savvy, so I was just running it on the Mibox.
It could have been buffering because the MiBox's CPU may not support hardware encryption for VPN purposes. Another VPN service may not be any better.
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Ahh.

Ok good to now.

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JRGUINNESS wrote: Anyone seen a decent VPN deal?

I was with Windscribe and they were ok. Buffering could be pretty bad for US/UK netflix tho.

I don't torrent or download, so just looking for something for streaming/privacy.

Best deals I can see right now are on stacksocial and topcashback

topcashback
ExpressVPN - up to $36.00 of your purchase back
Surfshark - Up to 65% of your purchase back

stacksocial
Ivacy VPN: Lifetime Subscription - $40
NordVPN: 1-Yr Subscription - $60
Surfshark VPN: 3-Yr Subscription - $84

TIA
Bottom line: suggest you stay with Windscribe if you value privacy. They have stopped their affiliate program, so there won't be any more 'deals'.
If speed and lowest price are the goal, go with anything else.....and be prepared to potentially receive takedown notices.

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