Buyer’s Guides
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Buyer’s Guide to Hosting: Bandwidth, Data Transfer and Billing

Our buyer's guide to web hosting explaining Bandwidth, Data Transfer and Billing implications of different models.


BayTech PDU

Baytech RPC-3 Deal: Remote Switched 8-Port PDU under $50 – Windows App

Recently a deal on a Baytech RPC-3 remotely switched 8-port PDU. One forum member even made a Windows App to remotely power cycle ports using a GUI



Lantronix SecureLinx Spider USB

Deal spotted: Lantronix SecureLinx Spider USB – $115 each

A great deal on Lantronix SecureLinx Spider USB units on ebay spotted by forum members.


Intel LGA 1366 Xeon Box

Intel Xeon X5650 Deal Spotted

Forum readers have spotted a deal on Intel Xeon X5650 chips now selling for just over $100 each. These chips have 6 cores and twelve threads.



STH Wide copy

Introducing STHbench.sh – Server Benchmarking Made Easy

Making quick Linux server benchmarking easy for anyone to do. Run a test suite with three copy and paste commands with STHbench.sh


Mini Cluster in a Box V2 Exterior

Mini Cluster in a Box V2 – 64GB of RAM 24 Cores 13 NICs 3 Systems 2 Switches

How we fit a cluster of three Intel Atom C2750 systems with networking, power and solid state drives all in a single small portable case and under 1A @ 120v



Supermicro A1SAi-2750F Test Platform

Testing Power Savings with Low Voltage 1.35v Kingston Memory and Intel Avoton

Testing the impact of using low voltage RAM (memory) on an Intel Avoton C2750 platform. There is a major impact of using low power memory on these platforms


HP DL180 G6 Internal View

Deal alert: HP DL180 G6 with dual Xeon L5639 – $399

A deal on a HP DL180 G6 with two 6 core 12 thread Intel Xeon L5639 processors and 8GB of RAM all in a 2U server platform thanks to forum members



SanDisk Cruzer Fit

SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB USB 2.0 thumb drive a 1U server accessory

The SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB is a great server accessory to install into 1U servers. It uses relatively little power and fits into 1U server internal USB


ASUS UEFI BIOS - EZ Mode XMP Memory Profile Disabled

A look at the updated ASUS UEFI BIOS

A look at the new ASUS UEFI BIOS and some of the new features in the 2013 / Haswell generation of motherboards. ASUS made many useful improvements this time