Im considering a server to run the Roon core instead of my i3 labtop.
Roon Necleus, Wyred 4 Sound MS and Innous Zenith MK III are the ones im looking at.
Anyone in here who own any of these and can inform me on pros and cons?
And have anyone compared these?
I have a Zen mini MKII (Roon Core) with 70 000 tracks + convolution. No problem at all. The Roon core with ram playback (experimental with the latest firmware 1.4.1) sounds wonderful. Go for the Innuos, you won’t regret it!
I just need something that is plug and play, and both Nucleus and Innuos seems to fit that description. Im just affraid going forward that the Innuos is a little underpowered, for what the roon team has in store for is, in future firmware upgrades…
I use a Roon Nucleus, hasn’t been switched off for months and has worked flawlessly. Whisper quiet of course and only lukewarm to the touch. Everything upsampled to DSD256 and Convolution on and unit never misses a beat.
I’m using a NUC7i5BNH with 8GB Ram and a 256GB m 2 evo 970 running windows 10 x64… I don’t use DSP at this time, have about 7k tracks on a QNAP NAS (hard wired) and the NUC is wireless. Runs very well, no issues, quiet and on all the time. Overall spent $430 on the NUC (including RAM and SSD) which were all new off of eBay…
I absolutely agree with Mark_Hyland’'s comment: me too, I am using a Nucleus, connected via Ethernet to my Devialet, and it is a great little thing. Clean as a whistle, 100% reliable, on all the time, and good sound quality. I am waiting for an HDPLEX 200 W LPS. Should arrive in a few days.