I was just looking for a bit of help and was wondering if it is possible to use the Raspberry PI 3 with LibreElec (preferred) setup on the Berryboot Bootloader and play videos from a NAS, which would be a 5TB Seagate attached directly to a gigabit wifi router via USB. I would be pulling large 1080p video files directly from the NAS over the WIFI to my PI. I have seen blogs discussing setting up caching on the PI to help with this, but am unsure of quite a few things:
I have read articles and have been unable to find if the internal wifi antenna would work for transferring that data and not fall victim to buffering/loading/latency.
I don't want to have to keep moving my hdd, because my last Seagate got a short in the esata to usb converter, rendering it useless. I want to be able to access my 5TB Seagate from my 2 laptops, phone, Raspberry PI, and any other device I get in the future.
What are the potential bottlenecks if I have this type of setup? Would it be the HDD's filesystem? the router's USB speeds? the router (not sure why it would be, being gigabit, but I am not in IT)? The Raspberry PI's internal adapter? The cache on the PI? The Kodi flavor I choose? Settings in Kodi?
Is anyone able to help me? Any help would be greatly appreciated