It's not clear in your post, but the DS213 is Arm-based, not Atom. Here's a nice reference in case you wish to differentiate between Synology models since they're not very straightforward about exact cpu models on their website.scattershot wrote: ↑I think in the long run I'm going to get a Dual-Core Atom (or similar) unit so I can fully unlock the potential of Plex with all devices.
For now the DS213 is a little too high above the $275 price but I'll keep an eye out for boxing day.
Worst case am I mistaken in things that the DS213J will work with my Xbox One and Xbox 360 with most files? (I know it's too slow to transcode, but I was under the impression that the Xbox One / 360 could handle a decent variety of formats).
Thanks for the help.
http://forum.synology.com/wiki/index.ph ... y_NAS_have
To get an Atom you need to go up to a Synology DS712+ or DS713+
I bought a QNAP recently and even upgraded it with cheap ram. I have to say the new QNAP interface looks very good, they are closing the gap in this regard.
Since Atom-based NAS boxes are indeed more expensive, you can always put the QNAP TS-269L on your shopping list for comparison.