Do 4K UHD Blu-rays freeze up more often than other types of Blu-rays/DVDs?

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Okay, although it is very rare for me, I've noticed that occasionally some 4K Blu-rays that I've both owned and rented freeze up in whatever chapter of whatever movie I'm watching. Like I stated, it's rare, but I've never had it happen with Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, or DVD. My player is also region-free on Blu-ray and DVD if that makes a difference. The model is Sony UBP-X800. I've heard that 4K UHD Blu-rays are more data heavy and even though rare can get scratched and freeze up easier? Is that right? Thoughts? I'm curious...
 
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Generally no in my experience. One recent exception, the Indiana Jones collection, one of the disks broke loose in the package and has a couple scratches. Skips in a few spots during playback.
 
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I can't remember which movie but we had it happen once. I do know it wasn't a rental, it was a newly purchased 4K disc. Player just locked up. Had to power it down then all was fine.
 
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I’ve never had that happen. Sony UPB-X700
 
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Well, I think I maybe had a couple bad discs. The only copy that it had the issue that I own was "Man of Steel" and I replaced it and it plays fine now. The only other discs that it happened on were a couple discs from 3d-blurayrental.com. They were the first two Harry Potter movies (they sent a replacement disc on the first one that played fine and I just recently rented the second one and they mailed the replacement yesterday so I can't say yet). The two others were "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Spaceballs". Those two though I've seen so many times that I just hit skip to the next chapter and rewound close to the spot and didn't bother contacting about a replacement. Don't get me wrong. I think 3D Blu-ray Rental is a great company and every other rental from both them and Netflix played great. Might have been a fluke. I just thought I heard something about those types of discs more likely having issues since they are so thick containing data.
 

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