I'm thinking of updating my Plex Media Server. (Rasperry Pi 3) to either a Dell Optiplex mini or going with the intel nuc. Blu-Ray playing from the Raspberry pi locally sucks and not watchable. I found this the other day Dell OptiPlex 7000 7050 Desktop Computer Intel Core i7 (7th Gen) i7-7700T 2.90 GHz 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM 128 GB SSD Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (English/French/Spanish) Micro PC $820.99 The only thing I don't need is the Windows OS. I plan on using Ubuntu. It's hard to find a Dell with no operating system. The i7 will probably perform better than the i5 processor. Transcoding may occur and stream of no more than 3 at any one time would need to be supported. The Intel Nuc kits seem to be around the similar prices with similar parts or a variations for a bit more $$. My media is on external USB 3.0 hard drives. Most of my library is DVDs but Blu-Ray collection is growing and for now I just put them on a USB drive connected to the Blu-Ray player USB drive. Is i7 over kill over the i5 intel 7th gen ? I've been looking for some refurbished Dells too to save a bit of money.