Hardware: Only the Best for Unraid

Many questions are asked as to which is the best hardware to go with for Unraid. Here you will find all of my reviews, opinions, and guides surrounding graphics cards, processors, cases, memory, and more. Of course, each Unraid build has different requirements, so my goal is to be as precise as possible in all the following articles.

GTX 1650 SUPER | Nvidia

GTX 1650 SUPER is the budget king for Plex transcoding

At ~$170 the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER can handle up to 14 1080p to 720p hardware transcodes. It is the budget king for Plex transcoding.

Fractal Design

The Fractal Design Meshify 2 XL might be the best case for Unraid

Choosing the Fractal Design Meshify 2 XL over the Define 7 XL might make your Unraid system ever so slightly louder but it will be to the benefit of keeping all components cooler.

AMD | Dream Build | Fractal Design | Nvidia

My Unraid dream build (early 2020)

My Unraid dream build would provide me with ample storage space, a lot of computing power, and data security.