Is Synology DiskStation DS49slim a good NAS for Plex 4K playback?

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Best answer: No, the DS419slim is not intended for 4K movie playback. If you need to transcode 4K movies to the same resolution or lower, you'll encounter buffering issues since the low-powered CPU and 512MB RAM attempt to keep up with the intense system workload. You'll need a more expensive NAS.

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