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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


Intel RMM4_LITE

The Intel AXXRMM4LITE / RMM4_LITE for iKVM features on Intel branded servers

Our quick quide to the Intel AXXRMM4LITE / RMM4_LITE for iKVM features on Intel branded servers. We show the devices, what they enable and street pricing


SanDisk Optimus SAS SSD

2x SanDisk Optimus 400GB MLC SAS SSD RAID Benchmarks

We look at the SanDisk Optimus 400GB SAS SSDs in a striped RAID configuration to see performance compared to other SAS SSDs we have tested recently


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Gigabyte MD70-HB0 Overview

Gigabyte MD70-HB0 Review – Dual 10GbE and LSI 12gbps SAS onboard

The Gigabyte MD70-HB0 is a great platform for dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 V3 processors with integrated 12gbps SAS and Intel X540 10Gbase-T Ethernet


Tyan OpenPower GN70-BP010

TYAN OpenPOWER Reference System Announced

TYAN OpenPOWER reference system announced at only $2700 with a Power8 processor, 16GB of RAM and a 500GB hard drive.