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i7 3770 Quick Sync Video or NVidia GTS 450 Hardware-Accelerated Streaming

SupermangSupermang Posts: 12Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Hello,
I have a computer with these specs
CPU: i7 3770
RAM: 24GB
GPU: NVidia GTS 450
OS: Windows 10

I know that the CPU is solid and that the GPU is not great (for gaming) but I have no clue if I should use Hardware-Accelerated Streaming or if the GPU is too weak and I should remove it and simply use the CPU.

Usage:
This PMS is mostly used for a single Samsung TV, although I would like to offer streaming of my media to a few family and friends.

So the question is, should I remove the GPU or will it be beneficial to use Hardware-Accelerated Streaming. Given the CPU I have.

Thanks

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Answers

  • OrcaOrca Plex for Samsung Developer Posts: 7,483Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Ninja

    Have you checked if your answer might be in the User Manual?
    My Samsung environment:

    2010 BD-C5500 Blu-Ray,
    2011 UE46D7000 LED-TV,

    2012 BD-ES6000 Blu-Ray,

    2014 UE55HU8500L UHD LED TV

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  • SupermangSupermang Posts: 12Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited January 2

    Thanks, I did, this is what brought on the question. I am specifically asking because of my perception of my hardware.

  • SupermangSupermang Posts: 12Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I suppose the answer is that there is no way to know the answer (chart, test, etc) so I will wing it.

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