An analysis suggests that Netflix is throttling its video streams to his PC, says Riyad Kalla at the Break it Down blog. He suggests Netflix has business and technical reasons for throttling PCs and not Xbox 360 users, which is the case in his experiment.
A wave of comments elsewhere suggests it's an isolated glitch. Or maybe Kalla's Internet provider is limiting the streams.
I'll add my voice to the chorus: Netfix is streaming nicely to our PC. An episode of 30 Rock that we played over the weekend hadthe best-looking Netflix stream that we've seen yet.