Choosing the right NAS for setting up and running a Plex media server isn't necessarily straightforward, but we've rounded up a few of the best options out there worth considering. Your media will be well served by these setups.
Putting together a Plex server isn't difficult, especially with some killer NAS units that can do all the hard work for you. When it comes to storage, you should always look at picking up one of these hard drives.
Plex has started up a new game streaming service that allows you to play Atari classics from the '80s and '90s. Plex Arcade has a free 7-day trial, after which you'll be asked to pay $5/month for its service.
You can grab a lifetime Plex Pass right now for just $78 if you use a simple trick. That price is down from its normal cost of $120. A lifetime Plex Pass gets you access to features like downloading content to your phone or tablet, recording live TV, and sharing libraries.
The ASUSTOR AS6508T is a capable NAS with a strong feature set. The Intel processor is just the icing on a very tasty cake, but it's not all positives with this NAS when it comes to Plex. Is it good enough for 4K playback? In short: no.
Plex can be installed on the ASUSTOR AS5304T in but a few moments, allowing for the NAS to be transformed into a powerful media streaming hub. With a fairly powerful Intel processor, it's also possible to do some 4K movie transcoding for incredible visual experiences.
Use Plex to unite all your media in one place, control it all, then stream and watching it wherever you want. Get access to exclusive features like parental controls and camera upload, podcasts, web shows, and more with the pass.
Plex has introduced a new, revamped desktop app that is meant to be the one app to rule them all. With its introduction, however, the company has retired its Microsoft Store app and is also planning to phase out the Plex Media Player app in favor of this new iteration.