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Hi everyone,

Well I been having I problem choose what software to put to my server. My problem is that I want to be able to have the plex server and client and also be able to stream steam from another computer. This server will be plugged to my TV and I dont know what to do.
if you need to know the setup is:
CPU: 2x Intel Xeon 5150
MB: Supermicro X7DCA-L-YI001
RAM: 4X 4gb DDR2
SDD: 16GB Samsung
HDD: 2X 2TB Hitachi
500GB Seagate
PSU: Corsair CX500 500W

Thanks in advance smile.gif
post #2 of 6
Personally I'd split the steam stream box and the media server into two separate devices.

However, you could get Steam OS and install plex to it (there are plenty of guides) and that should do what you need with the least effort.
Edited by spinFX - 10/10/16 at 5:29pm
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Question... why are you using a twin socket Xeon board for an HTPC...? :|
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Question... why are you using a twin socket Xeon board for an HTPC...? :|
Because I wanted a server build and it was very cheap haha and is not a htpc per say is a plex server and nas
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Because I wanted a server build and it was very cheap haha and is not a htpc per say is a plex server and nas

Run Virtual machines? That or install Windows 10 Pro. Install Plex, and whatever else you need
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Run Virtual machines? That or install Windows 10 Pro. Install Plex, and whatever else you need
I was thinking of that but I dont know wich software to use
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