im helping a friend build a plex server and after researching it seems more cores are better when it comes to many users who are transcoding .GPUs are a no go since they have many limitations .
after watching linus's last video where he was able to get a fast cpu for such a cheap price, he also added that you can even cheaper with two E5-2670 v2 CPU and a mobo which comes out under 200$ for the whole thing .
so i have 2 questions
1. are there much better performance at a total cost of around 500$
2 after using xeon based boards th