TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

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TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

Post by 84lion » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:24 am

Hello, I currently have a TS-251+ on which I have Plex installed. I noticed that the TS-328 is currently on sale at Woot.com. I checked and Plex has been updated to be able to be used on the TS-328. Would the TS-328 be a performance upgrade to the TS-251+? The TS-328 isn't on this list:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... 1274624273

I do have the Plex Pass which has helped the performance of the TS-251+.

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Re: TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

Post by dolbyman » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:29 am

besides one drive bay more..the cpu power would be a downgrade (arm vs x86/x64 .. no vm support and limited containers)

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Re: TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

Post by joergm6 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:56 am

... and you lose the hardware transcoding, so Plex will be slower. Better to use Intel CPUs.

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Re: TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

Post by 84lion » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:04 am

Thanks! I'll stick with the TS-251+!

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Re: TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

Post by dolbyman » Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:30 am

that realtek chip does have a transcoding engine even for x265 .. but unclear if plex can make use of it (I think they only support intel qsv)

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Re: TS-251+ vs TS-328 For Plex

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