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Beryllium

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    Unraid as Gaming/Transcoding PC

    Hey I am new to this stuff and recently found (was recommended) UnRaid. I was planning to build a Plex server (4-5 transcoding streams at once) and a separate Gaming tower. Now the question is if I could just combine these two systems and let Windows run as a VM? Are there major performance deficits. Or will my VM choke if Plex is transcoding too much? Any help would be appreciated. BR Beryllium
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    Unraid as Gaming/Transcoding PC

    Thanks for the input. It seems running plex in a windows VM is more stable and also has more support. I really want to run an unraid server, as my NAS is reaching its limit. Still running my main PC in unraid as a vm seems not that recommended. Due to space issues having a second PC just as a server is difficult, but will try to use my old one maybe for PFsense and stuff. I really would like to learn to use VMs and docker
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    Unraid as Gaming/Transcoding PC

    Really sorry for the late reply. I had to put this project on hold for a while. Ok good to know regarding the power drain. The more I think about it, the less it makes sense. I just wanted a stronger Server since the NAS is reaching its limits, but I just may buy a used old Xenon Server and setup unraid there without any windows VMs. Just running the docker containers I need. Thanks for your help!
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    Unraid as Gaming/Transcoding PC

    Hey so budget would be around 2k and only 1080p und below. Does this even work? Like how will this behave? If I turn off my VM will everything still run at full power consumtion as unraid is running? Just thinking a bit also about power consumption. Or will the GPU idle, if there is no use for it. Edit: Does it even make sense to move plex from the NAS to a VM? If not I would just build a normal Windows PC I mean the synology NAS does struggle sometimes.