Hi everyone, I'm trying to get some opinions here as to which should work better as a DVR server. I use TV Everywhere and Locast for Channels DVR. I had an old laptop I used with an attached external hard drive for storage. I was curious if a WD MyCloudHome, 4TB would allow me better performance. We have Fios 1 GB connection and using speed tests wirelessly can connect at 400 Mbps on my apple TVs.
Performance wise I really didn't notice as much a difference as I thought I would, even though the WD MyCloudHome has a 1 Gbps port and four cores and the laptop has a 100 Mbps port and a dual core. When just watching channels, even on multiple devices all streams are well. However I noticed my connection on my apple tvs and iphone 11 pro was glitchy while recording even one program and trying to watch on just one other device.
I am asking because tomorrow is the last day I can return the WD to Bestbuy and if this is the best it can do it isn't worth what I paid. I'll attach the specs of both according to channels.