I'd just point out that QS is not ES. QS is Qualification Sample. Those are chips that are almost always the same stepping as retail but they're marked QS so they don't sell for huge dollars on the secondary market. Many of us have ebayed QS Xeons and they're the same silicon as retail just...
B&H has this on sale.
Intel Core i5 10500T
Looks to have Win 10 Pro too
+ 3 yr warranty
+ keyboard and mouse
Link HP EliteDesk 800 G6 Mini Desktop Computer
STH TMM HP EliteDesk 800 G6 Mini 35W 1L PC Review - ServeTheHome
The old rule has been no AMD for Plex. It sometimes works. Usually though, you want Intel iGPU. Second place NVIDIA NVENC. Then last place maybe AMD because sometimes it does HW transcode, sometimes it doesn't.
Updating the post since there are some new ones and the review went up yesterday so we've got more info. And an afternoon update:
This is now up for $809-50 coupon for $759 here.
There is a 16GB RAM version for $799 - 80 coupon here as well. Maybe that's better if you want to go for a 64GB...
Isn't it that the A40 is passively cooled with ECC and the A6000 is actively cooled without ECC but it is very slightly faster?
I'd say it depending on the system and what is the best for cooling in that system.