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News, updates, videos, events, and stories from across the Unraid community.

July 16, 2018

Security Benefits of Gaming in a VM

A common benefit we tout regarding Unraid is the ability to enjoy an uncompromised gaming experience while playing in a virtual machine. In a previous blog post, we ran multiple benchmarks using our test bench to showcase the minimal impact virtualization had on gaming performance. In this write-up, we're going to cover some of the major advantages to privacy and security from gaming in a VM.

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October 12, 2015

Unraid Featured On linustechtips

Linus Sebastian provides content to his audience (nearly 2 million youtube subscribers) in various forms: hardware reviews/unboxings, news analysis, build guides, and much more. After the release of Unraid 6, we reached out to Linus to see if he had any interest in demonstrating some of our capabilities in one of his shows.

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September 04, 2015

Gaming on a NAS? You better believe it!

A unique and powerful use-case for Unraid is in its ability to combine the capabilities of a powerful gaming rig with a storage server. In today's blog post, we wanted to cover this use-case and discuss the ever-so-important elephant in the room: what is performance like?

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August 05, 2015

Windows 10 on Unraid 6

On July 29th, Microsoft released the newest version of their desktop OS, Windows 10. This new release brings the return of the start menu, support for multiple desktop screens, and DirectX 12, which promises massive performance improvements for gaming. There are plenty of other goodies baked into Windows 10, but the point of this post today isn't to educate you on Windows 10 itself, but rather, what's relevant to know about it with respect to use with Unraid.

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