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Will access be local, remote, or a combination? I figured this was related to my CPU so I'd ask it in this part of the forum.I have a A10-7850k for my HTPC. You signed out in another tab or window. Back to top Top #3 Asimov OFFLINE Asimov Newbie Members 7 posts Local time: 10:58 PM Posted 04 June 2015 - 03:29 PM Thanks for your reply, and all the navigate here

However, if you run your Plex Media Server on a low-powered computer such as a NAS device, then it's possible the process could take a fair bit longer and you might Reload to refresh your session. I am of the mind to get the transcode done as quickly as possible and move on. But 99% of the reason I bought the DS1513+ was ONLY for Plex!PLEASE help!Thanks!

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Most of the time the cpu runs at very low load, 1 to 2 % but as soon as I start trying to run one of the mkv files with the permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]ampoosh 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I'm assuming you are running windows since you said your Plex server is also your gaming PC. Before executing the tests, the test servers were tuned using the Performance Tuning guidelines.

  • Over transcoding?
  • Preparing Sync Content When you specify content to sync—either for Mobile Sync or Cloud Sync—then your Plex Media Server will first prepare that content to ensure it is in a compatible format.
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  • it's to slow to get "ahead" of the real-time stream to be able to have a break) PS: the CPU you mention having is dual core, but your windows task man
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  • If I set it higher, it would cause the 100% cpu bursts to happen less frequently, but last longer, correct?
  • permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]itoldyouiwouldeatyouWin10 38TB | Shield | Chromecast | Android 6 points7 points8 points 1 year ago(12 children)I should have said it can transcode 3 (maybe 4 depending on the file, definitely 4 if
  • Maybe it has something to do with having less cores if you are using a more than dual core system that is.
  • Alright thanks man!
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We recommend that when running in a production environment, the transcoding operation not consume more than 50-55 percent of the total CPU resources of the server computer. Over transcoding? Remux all your videos to .mp4 with aac audio and remove subtitles completely. Plex Transcoding Gpu According to AMD Overdrive it's getting to like 13-15 degrees Celsius thermal margin.

If your cpu is running at 100% that is fine. Cpu Passmark Scores permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]adzzz97[S] 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago(1 child)Thanks! CPU Requirements The most basic thing to remember is that the more Plex apps you have playing content at the same time, the more CPU power you'll need. Specs: http://i.imgur.com/PhTCZoB.png 33 commentsshareall 33 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]Chinchillen7 7 points8 points9 points 1 year ago*(6 children)I had a similar issue to yours a while back.

That is why I suggested the Raspberry Pi, it is like 35 bucks or something. Plex High Cpu Usage When Idle The CPU you mention is below the minimum spec recommended for transcoding which is likely why it never gets to throttle (i.e. As long as your chip isn't overheating and straining the cooling system, running at 100% shouldn't hurt it though. No.

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A powerful CPU like OP's might manage this in 5 seconds, while a less powerful chip may take 20 seconds, but both will peg at ~100% CPU while that is happening. Is that distance considered safe? Plex Transcoder High Cpu Usage This is the reason some of the results do not include testing up to 65 percent of CPU utilization. Limit Plex Cpu Usage Username Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Remember Me?

What Will That Use Require? check over here No spam or mentioning of piracy. No. Back to top Top #2 Luke OFFLINE Luke System Architect Administrators 54537 posts Local time: 05:58 PM Posted 04 June 2015 - 03:18 PM You're not doing anything wrong. Plex Transcoding Settings

it's to slow to get "ahead" of the real-time stream to be able to have a break) PS: the CPU you mention having is dual core, but your windows task man My family usually has 2-3 people watching at various times. He's explained it very clearly and he's 100% right. http://arnoldtechweb.com/cpu-usage/t-sql-cpu-usage.html Process Lasso can be found here.

Owner iBaa commented Nov 9, 2013 Same discussion here: http://forums.plexapp.com/index.php/topic/85466-high-cpu-use-with-1080p-moives/ swams commented Nov 9, 2013 Yes it's me as well Sent from my iPhone On 09 Nov 2013, at 17:17, iBaa Plex Profiles Directory Notes: Wowza Streaming Engine™ software or Wowza Media Server™ software (version 3) is required. We're working hard to improve it and it is continuing to be reduced with every server release.

First, you need to determine a few things: What kind of Plex apps will be connecting? (Android, iOS, Plex Home Theater, Roku, etc.) How many apps will be playing content at

If your cpu is running at 100% that is fine. It looks like you're new here. No. Core I5 4440 Passmark Chapter Thumbnails Generation When you add new content to a "Movie" library, one of the things Plex does is try to find chapter information to match that movie so that you can

Now I can stream any format I use, up to 1080p movies, with ease. Back to top Top #16 irh1 OFFLINE irh1 Member Members 14 posts Local time: 10:58 PM Posted 23 March 2015 - 08:42 AM hi, even i am also cheking this I do not have an aftermarket cooler YET. weblink Basically what I'm doing is getting movies into MKV files and transcoding them to MP4 so that I can use them with Plex Media Server and so that my system does

When I start a movie, I have more than 10 "Plex New Transcoder" processes running and the CPU can be as high as 99% (with a 1080p movies). The computer I migrated Plex to was a hand-me down (hence the older cpu) and I was so eager to get Plex and Mediaportal off my main machine, that I didn't Owner iBaa commented Jan 29, 2015 From ATVSettings.py: 'transcoderaction' :('Auto', 'DirectPlay', 'Transcode'), \ First position is the default, the later other valid options. Top Display posts from previous: All posts1 day7 days2 weeks1 month3 months6 months1 year Sort by AuthorPost timeSubject AscendingDescending Post Reply Print view 7 posts • Page 1 of 1 Return

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]vortexrapx2 Xeon E5-2670 2.6GHZ (unRAID)| DS412+ (Synology) | 48TB Raw 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)There's a server setting that allows you to adjust the transcode quality. Is there any way to return Plex to limiting CPU utilization to just what is needed, or to be able to set processor affinity for the transcoder? I never really pay attention myself. Not sure how the roku does it, but throttling is undergoing development so expect to see something about that in the upcoming updates.