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  1. I'm aware that posting this on the Unraid forums may bring a slightly biased set of responses but i'm ok with that. I have a new server build nearing completion to replace my Synology NAS. Hardware: - ASUS WS C246 PRO LGA1151 ATX Workstation Motherboard - Intel i5-9400 - Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (2x 16GB) DDR4 CL16 2666MHz Memory - LSI 9201-16i HBA - Supermicro SC933T-R760B 15 Disc Hot Swap Chassis - Collection of mixed size WD Reds (3x10TB + 5x6TB) - Samsung 970 Evo Plus M.2 NVME 500GB SSD - Samsung 850 Evo Sata 500GB SSD Intended Use: - Plex
  2. The main thing that jumps out at me from your list when it comes to use case concerns are your transcode requirements. Even though Ryzen CPU's provide exceptional value for money on the compute side of things with extra cores and higher passmark scores, the one thing that they are lacking are the addition of the discrete graphics that appear on the majority of Intel consumer chips. This means that the CPU will only be offloading the files for transcode to your GPU, as it can't actually transcode them itself. The next issue in this chain is that consumer Nvidia graphics cards are thr
  3. New Member, Who Dis? New build thread. Hello Unraid forums. I'm a long time Synology user who is looking at my first foray into both building my own server and into the world of server OS platforms. *Current Setup* I'm currently running a Synology DS918+ with a 5 disc expansion unit that is primarily utilised primarily as a media server (plex, sonarr, radarr, sab, deluge) and a backup location for my photography files. I run a collection a WD red drives for the storage and a Samsung SSD for the Synology OS and Plex metadata files to keep the library snappy. *Current Use-Case*