Best Graphics cards (GPU) for 4K Plex Video Transcoding

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FTW4K (68Mbit) to 1080p (8Mbit)2468Mbit6
76%
ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1660 Twin 6GB4K (68Mbit) to 1080p (8Mbit)2468Mbit5
78%
Nvidia Quadro P2200 5GB4K (68Mbit) to 1080p (8Mbit)2468Mbit4
100%
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1050 Ti OC4K (68Mbit) to 1080p (8Mbit)2468Mbit3
100%
Nvidia Quadro RTX 50004K (68Mbit) to 1080p (8Mbit)2468Mbit13
100%
EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB FTWH265 4K (68Mbit) to 720p (4Mbit)24105Mbit2
100%
P4004k24682
67%
10604k301003
100%
rtx30504K601205
67%
10704k24682
50%

Best Graphics cards (GPU) for 4K Plex Video Transcoding

What graphics card can cope with how many 4K transcoding streams?

These are the cards sorted by the performance – transcoding 4K videos down to 720p which is commonly used resolution for tablets or online TV streams.

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Graphics Card Supported streams
Titan RTX (24GB) 20
Quadro P5000 (16GB) 11
Quadro P6000 (24GB) 11
Quadro GV100 (16GB) 11
Titan V CEO (32GB) 11
GeForce Titan X (12GB) 10
GeForce Titan Xp (12GB) 10
Titan V (12GB) 10
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti (11GB) 9
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (11GB) 9
GeForce GTX 1070, 1070 Ti (8GB) 7
GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB) 7
Quadro P4000 (8GB) 7
GeForce RTX 2070 (8GB) 7
GeForce RTX 2080 (8GB) 7
GeForce GTX 1060 GP106 (6GB) 5
Quadro P3000 (6GB) 5
GeForce GTX 1060 GP104 (6GB) 5
GeForce RTX 2060 (6GB) 5
GeForce GTX 1660 (6GB) 5
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6GB) 5
Quadro P2000 (5GB) 4
GeForce GTX 960 (4GB) 3
Quadro M2000 (4GB) 3
GeForce GTX 1050 (3GB) 3
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB) 3
Quadro P600 (4GB) 3
Quadro P1000 (4GB) 3
GeForce GTX 1060 GP106 (3GB) 3
GeForce GTX 1070, 1070 Ti (4GB) 3
GeForce GTX 1650 (4GB) 3
GeForce GTX 950 (2GB) 2
GeForce GTX 960 (2GB) 2
GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB) 2
Quadro P400 (2GB) 2
Quadro P600 (2GB) 2
Quadro P620 (2GB) 2

So I would recomend to get GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (6GB) OR Quadro P2000 (5GB) GPU.

 

 

 

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GIGABYTE- GV-N1080IX-8GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
GIGABYTE GV-N1080IX-8GD HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 450W or 550W power supply is required.
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [16 Bays]
    • TS-1677X
  • [28 Bays]
    • TS-2888X
GIGABYTE- GV-N1070IXOC-8GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
GIGABYTE GV-N1070IXOC-8GD HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 450W or 550W power supply is required.
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [16 Bays]
    • TS-1677X
    • TS-1685
GIGABYTE- GV-N105TD5-4GD – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
GIGABYTE GV-N105TD5-4GD HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
  • [6 Bays]
    • TS-677
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [12 Bays]
    • TS-1277
  • [16 Bays]
    • TDS-16489U
    • TDS-16489U R2(QTS)
    • TS-1655
    • TS-1677X
    • TS-1685
EVGA- GTX1060 6G SC GAMING – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
EVGA GTX1060 6G SC GAMING HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 450W or 550W power supply is required.
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [12 Bays]
    • TS-1277
  • [16 Bays]
    • TS-1655
    • TS-1677X
    • TS-1685
EVGA- GTX 1050 Ti SC GAMING, 04G-P4-6253-KR, 4GB GDDR5, ACX 2.0 – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
EVGA GTX 1050 Ti SC GAMING, 04G-P4-6253-KR, 4GB GDDR5, ACX 2.0 HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
  • [6 Bays]
    • TS-677
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [12 Bays]
    • TS-1277
  • [16 Bays]
    • TDS-16489U
    • TDS-16489U R2(QTS)
    • TS-1677X
    • TS-1685
MSI- GTX1060 AERO ITX 3G OC – HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station
Brand Model Supported feature(s) Special requirement(s)
MSI GTX1060 AERO ITX 3G OC HD Station /Linux Station /Hardware Transcoding /Virtualization Station 450W or 550W power supply is required.
  • [6 Bays]
    • TS-677
  • [8 Bays]
    • TS-877
  • [12 Bays]
    • TS-1277
  • [16 Bays]
    • TS-1677X
    • TS-1685

 

 

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