What Intel CPU for Plex, Sonarr, Radarr, NZBGet

I am planning to build a new rack mounted unraid server to get Plex, Sonarr, Radarr and NZBGet off my main server and onto their own rack mounted unit so that if i decide to reboot my my homelab server i dont lose plex.

I have seen recommendations towards the i3-10100 but am wondering if that would be adequate for Plex as well as the other dockers as listed above. For my media i have mostly 1080 with zero 4k content and for any remote users i only allow 720 resolution due to my limited upload bandwith. Ideally speaking i would like to have the ability to do 20ish transcodes should the need arise (currently am at 6 max but want the headroom).

the i3 is more than sufficient if you’re using quicksync

[Guide] Hardware Transcoding: The JDM way! QuickSync and NVENC

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