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Samsung SM1625

Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD Quick Benchmarks

We test a Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD (MLC) in a single-port configuration with our quick benchmarks. This is the 9th piece in our SAS SSD series


Zotac ZBOX-BI320-U-W2 Windows Information

Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing – What is the difference?

We take a look at the difference between Windows 8.1 with Bing and Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 standard edition


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Zotac ZBOX-BI320-U-W2 Interior

Zotac ZBOX-BI320-U-W2 Review – Solid Network Box

The Zotac ZBOX-BI320-U-W2 surprised us with how versitile a sub-$220 system could be, especially given that price point included Windows 8.1 and a SSD.


Gigabyte Download BIOS Find image RBU file

Quick Look: New Gigabyte Motherboard Feature – Web BIOS Update

We use the latest generation Gigabyte Xeon E5 platform to demonstrate the ability to update BIOS over the web management interface


Pliant SanDisk Lightning SLC SAS Drives

2x SanDisk Lightning 406s 400GB SSD RAID 0 Benchmarks

We perform our quick benchmarks on two SanDisk Lightning 400GB SSDs (34nm SLC SAS drives also known as the 406s or lb406s)


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Supermicro X10SRi-F Cover

Supermicro X10SRi-F Review – UP ATX and 6 PCIe Slots

The Supermicro X10SRi-F is an excellent low cost single socket Intel Xeon E5 V3 platform that has six PCIe slots and integrated Intel i350-am2 Ethernet and KVM-over-IP


ASUS Z9NA-D6 USB PCIe Spacing

Intel LGA1356 deals are here – B2 replacing Westmere-EP

We are starting to see some of the Intel LGA1356 deals predicted a few months ago. Socket B2 Intel Xeon E5-2400 series is replacing Westmere-EP for lab use


Intel Xeon E5-2620 V2 v V3 Percentage

Intel Xeon E5-2620 V2 versus E5-2620 V3 – Big Improvements

We see major performance improvements while benchmarking the Intel Xeon E5-2620 V2 and E5-2620 V3 processors using the Linux-Bench test suite