Archive for December, 2012
Intel Atom S1200 v Intel Xeon E3

Intel Atom S1200 Centerton Server Processor Launch Notes

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Intel Atom S1200 server processor launch. The morning’s focus was on the current 6w Centerton generation Atom parts, but one could tell that there was a lot of room to go. As ...


DrayTek Vigor120 v2 with Vigor2820

DrayTek Vigor120 v2 Modem Review for ADSL and ADSL2+

Earlier this year we had a big thunderstorm, one very large bang later I discovered my Internet was out. A little investigating later led me to my old ADSL modem the Linksys AM300 had been destroyed due to the lightning strike....



Supermicro Hyper-Speed Overclocking BIOS BCLK

Supermicro Hyper-Speed Server BIOS

The Supermicro Hyper-Speed product line is innovative in that it can speed up two Intel Xeon E5-2600 series processors. Today we are looking at the specific Supermicro Hyper-Speed BIOS settings that allow the company to speed u...


Supermicro Hyper-Speed 6027AX-TRF Internal Heatsinks

Supermicro Hyper-Speed Servers Internal Components

Recently a new Supermicro Hyper-Speed server was sent to STH for review. For those not familiar with Supermicro Hyper-Speed it is enterprise overclocking. Basically, Supermicro enables mild overclocks on their Hyper-Speed produ...



Supermicro Hyper-Speed 6027AX-TRF Front

Supermicro Hyper-Speed SYS-6027AX-TRF Chassis Review

Recently a new Supermicro Hyper-Speed server was sent to STH for review. For those not familiar with Supermicro Hyper-Speed it is enterprise overclocking. Supermicro enables mild overclocks on their Hyper-Speed products. These ...


supermicro_logo

Supermicro Upgrades Server System Warranties

As many in the industry know, Supermicro is making a push to brand the company as a system supplier, rather than a component supplier. This makes sense as the company has seen brisk revenue growth over the past few years. To th...



SFF-8087 Port on Disk Backplane

External SAS/ SATA Disk Chassis Wiring – Part 2

In External SAS/SATA Disk Chassis Wiring – Part 1 we looked at wiring a server with the cables and adapters needed to connect to an external SAS/SATA disk chassis. Now we can move on to wiring up the JBOD disk chassis ...


Intel Atom S1200 Centerton

Intel Atom S1200 Series Centerton

At the Intel Atom S1200 series Centerton launch event keeping a log in the forums of the Atom S1200 event. Will keep updating the forum post with raw notes and then do a writeup for the main site later. Here are some key points:



Completed Server Wiring

External SAS/SATA Disk Chassis Wiring – Part 1

You’ve decided to build your own external hard drive chassis. You bought your drives and a bare chassis to house them. You’ve read Patrick’s first and second build articles plus my article on the Supermicro ...


AMD Opteron 3200

AMD Opteron 4300 and Opteron 3300 Series Server CPUs Launched

AMD has brought their newest Piledriver architecture to two more product lines. The AMD Opteron 4300 series is a socket C32 solution meant for single and dual socket configurations. The AMD Opteron 3300 series uses the familiar...