ASUSTOR AS5304TSource: Rich Edmonds / Windows Central

The ASUSTOR AS5304T is powered by an Intel Celeron J4105 processor, 4GB of DDR4 RAM, and comes with four drive bays, making it an ideal NAS for Plex. Using the ASUSTOR Data Manager (ADM) OS, Plex can be installed in, but a few clicks, and this guide shows just how easy the process is.

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How to install Plex

  1. Fire up the NAS, if it's not already switched on.
  2. Log into the ADM OS.
  3. Launch App Center. ASUSTOR AS5304T
  4. Click on the search field in the top-right.
  5. Enter "Plex".
  6. Click on "Install".
  7. Wait for Plex to be installed, then launch it by clicking on the desktop icon.

That's all there is to it. Now you'll need to run through the initial Plex Media Server setup process, which should be a breeze if you've previously configured a Plex server.

NAS For Gamers



Powerful NAS for gamers

ASUS makes not only PCs, but also some NAS servers too. The AS5304T is a powerful NAS with a focus on streamers thanks to the dual 1.5Gb LAN setup, moderately powerful Intel processor, and four drive bays.



Plex Pass

Upgrade your media storage hub

It's possible to use Plex for free, but if you want to take your media server to the next level, you'll want to go for the Plex Pass. This unlocks various advantages, including hardware transcoding.

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