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Old 21-04-2016, 11:09 PM   #46
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Im already doing that, but instead of using your own hdd, you can upload to google photos.

Using Gdrive add-on for Kodi, you can stream your collection on any device.

Just use the search function to search for the file name


and enjoy...


Can switch audio streams or subs halfway if the file you uploaded has multiple stream


Since google auto convert (into 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p) for every video uploaded, you can stream on any device, or choose original unconverted format to stream
nice. thanks for sharing. might try it soon.
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Old 22-04-2016, 12:00 PM   #47
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Old 22-04-2016, 01:36 PM   #48
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Any recommendations for a nuc that meets the following criteria

I7 ( 4C/8T )
Iris Pro
msata or m2
Sata hdd port
Dual lan ( preferably but can live with single lan )

I used to embrace the zotacs but since their new models dropped the sata hdd support for a single msata port, it isn't so appealing any more

The Brix Pro seems like a decent alternative albeit with only a single lan
The Skull Canyon looks promising ( love the looks but unsure of the price...

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I'm not interested in getting a mac book pro because i prefer detachable hdds which can be taken out when there is a need to.

4c8T because i use software that is cpu intensive with a need for gpu.
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Old 22-04-2016, 06:00 PM   #49
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Hey mod Sailormoon, long time no see.

If you really want/need a NUC form factor rig with an i7 Iris Pro, definitely just wait a little longer for reviews of the upcoming Intel Skull Canyon model (650USD).

Bear in mind, the Intel also comes with a 3 year warranty just like the Asrock Beebox which is 3 times the rather pathetic 1 yr of the Brix.
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Hey mod Sailormoon, long time no see.

If you really want/need a NUC form factor rig with an i7 Iris Pro, definitely just wait a little longer for reviews of the upcoming Intel Skull Canyon model (650USD).

Bear in mind, the Intel also comes with a 3 year warranty just like the Asrock Beebox which is 3 times the rather pathetic 1 yr of the Brix.
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Yes. I'm looking for nucs because i use them for streaming during events.
The 2 main factors i am looking at is
1. Power Draw
2. Dual lan
I'm not interested in standard Intel HD graphics as they are not so fantastic for video decoding.

The alternative to a nuc seems to be an iris pro 65w cpu in a slim itx form factor.

I'm using the Zotac CI320 as a bedroom computer mounted on a wall. threw away the standard android player...

Tried those " gaming " nucs 2C/4T with GTX760 / 860 but apparently, they are not gaming enough and lags during epic battles. Am expecting the magnus to have the same dismal performance. Nice power savings but epic lag during crunch time.
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Old 24-04-2016, 03:29 PM   #51
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The 2 main factors i am looking at is
1. Power Draw
2. Dual lan
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Rather uncommon to find dual LAN in a mainstream NUC though Google will shown you one or two MIC examples from Taobao.

Wish you luck in your search nonetheless cos Taobao stuff may be uneven in execution and QC.
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Benchmarks
With a Braswell Celeron at its core, this machine is targeted straight at budget PC users and definitely not at benchmark enthusiasts.

As such, its benchmark numbers performance, though clearly improved over the previous Bay Trail generation as shown by many web reviews, is more of academic interest. Heavy data crunchers are simply not the target audience for these Intel budget SOC systems.

Nonetheless, those interested in hardcore numbers can reference the many web reviews listed at the end of this article. In addition, here's a detailed budget CPU shootout involving the Celeron N3150 itself - again as said, it seems an academic exercise to me cos few should be using these CPUs to do such tasks like video transcoding.
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Therefore, the focus here is on its features, capabilities and usable real life performance and less on actual numbers.



Intel 802.11AC wifi with Speedtest.net
A simple Q & D bench as a rough gauge, using the 5GHz wifi radio via an Asus RT-AC68U 1Gbps M1 connection. More importantly, video streaming over wifi in Openelec is also smooth, totally watchable and enjoyable.





The 2.4GHz wifi radio has a patchy performance as evident in anecdoctal web reports. Bluetooth operation under Windows 10 Home was also erratic but seems to work under Openelec as shown in this screenshot.






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@yusoffb01, nice contribution!
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Yes. I'm looking for nucs because i use them for streaming during events.
The 2 main factors i am looking at is
1. Power Draw
2. Dual lan
I'm not interested in standard Intel HD graphics as they are not so fantastic for video decoding.

The alternative to a nuc seems to be an iris pro 65w cpu in a slim itx form factor.

I'm using the Zotac CI320 as a bedroom computer mounted on a wall. threw away the standard android player...

Tried those " gaming " nucs 2C/4T with GTX760 / 860 but apparently, they are not gaming enough and lags during epic battles. Am expecting the magnus to have the same dismal performance. Nice power savings but epic lag during crunch time.
I sold my Android box away right after I purchased my NUC. Android is light but is seriously lacking when compared to a full fledge PC when it comes to versatility.

NUC 2C/4T Core processors are fundamentally still a dual core, and may not suit for gaming since their main focus is low power. I feel the chip is seriously impeded by the 15W TDP which is very evident when both CPU and GPU clockspeed take a hit when they are stressed together.
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