A few months ago we foreshadowed major deals coming to the dual-socket home lab environment. Previously, the Dell C6100 with its four nodes of dual Nehalem-EP or Westmere-EP and 6 DIMMs per processor were popular virtualization...
The Intel Xeon -EN series may see its interest falling off, but it is about to become an awesome home virtualization lab platform
We try thermal imaging WD Red and RE 4TB drive options and get a very clear result on which runs hotter
The deal on Western Digital Red 4TB drives for $139.99 is back online and we have some recent experiences
A quick look at the Q1 2014 Server market share and the clear impact of the IBM-Lenovo deal announcement
We now have an online results viewer which lets you interactively compare legacy data from our STHbench (2013) Linux benchmarking script
A look at the May 2014 refresh of the Intel Xeon E3-1200 V3 series and a value comparison to other processors
We compare four low cost (under $80) mSATA SSDs to see how they perform against each other and manufacturer claims.
A look at some of the next generation drive interfaces: SATA Express and NGFF M.2 which will be prominent soon
Recently AMD escalated the low power processor competition by releasing its AM1 Kabini processors. These processors combined low power Jaguar cores with Radeon R3 graphics. These platforms retail for well under $100 US with pro...