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N100 Media Serving Efficiency with Quick Sync

In my quest to optimize media serving capabilities, one feature that stood out for testing was Quick Sync, particularly its hardware acceleration potential. I embarked on a comparison between Jellyfin and Emby, evaluating the efficacy of Quick Sync and its impact on system performance. Utilizing a sample of media encoded at 2160p via x265, I conducted several tests, the results of which are presented in the accompanying charts. Without Quick Sync enabled, the CPU resources of the system were pushed to their limits. Continue reading