2 systems in 1 case (Evolv X) - Build suggestions
Side note: I bought this case directly from Phanteks on the first shipment. This case in Canada is only on pre-order at Newegg where I think only the silver one is not sold out and will ship out Oct 5. But for those interested, I would keep an eye out at various PC shops and amazon. It should come out as early as today to next week. For now I can gloat at one of the very few Canadians to have this case... and possibly a fraction of that who also has the PSU as well. :P
Current main rig: i7-6700k, 16GB RAM, GTX 1080, 500GB NVMe, 3 TB HDD, 240mm AIO cooler, 850W PSU (was planning of getting another GTX 1080, but never did).
The second PC will be a Plex server, streaming, and a general PC to screw around on when main rig is rendering. For a Plex server I read you need an i7 to transcode 4K. Is that really necessary? I'm thinking of something along the lines of an i5, 16GB RAM from my main rig and buy a couple of high capacity HDD, 140mm AIO cooler (venting out the top) with no GPU.
Upgrades to my main rig, get 32 GB RAM. But if I want to go big, I could put my 6700K in the second PC and get a new CPU (and mobo) for my main rig. Something like the up coming i9-9900k. My main system is good enough for my needs. Outside of a little more RAM, I don't feel the need to upgrade much.
Any thoughts/suggestions on specs?