Low Power Servers
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Supermicro A1SRM-LN7F-2758 model number

Supermicro A1SRM-LN7F-2758 Review – Awesome!

The Supermicro A1SRM-LN7F-2758 combines an 8-core Intel processor with QuickAssist acceleration along with 7 gigabit NICs and out-of-band management


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Supermicro A1SAM-2750F Airflow Alignment

Supermicro A1SAM-2750F Review – A mATX Avoton solution with 2 PCIe Slots

The Supermicro A1SAM-2750F is the first Intel Avoton C2750 solution we have seen in a mATX form factor. Supermicro gives us a great, low power processor with its four Intel i354 NICs, IPMI management, full size DIMM slots and t...



Intel Atom C2550 C2750 Power Consumption Comparison

Intel Atom C2550 Power Consumption and Comparison

A look at Intel Atom C2550 power consumption and comparisons to the Atom C2750, C2758, S1260 and D525. Great overall results


Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB

Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB Linux Test Suite Benchmarks

We decided to benchmark the Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB with our Linux test suite to start adding ARM benchmarks to the test result set



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 ...


Intel Xeon L5640 60w Dual Six Core Processor Benchmarks and Review

Today it is time to look at a twelve core, twenty-four thread powerhouse of a system. After looking at the low-cost Westmere-EP based dual Intel Xeon E5606 configuration and finding it to be a power sipping dual-CPU setup, I no...



ASRock 350M1 Motherboard Review with AMD Brazos E-350 APU mITX

The ASRock 350M1 is one of the least expensive AMD Zacate platforms available today. Packing an AMD E-350 APU in its mini-ITX form factor the ASRock for about $110 requires only a power supply, enclosure and RAM to get going. P...


Intel’s Atom D425 and D525 Announcement – STH’s View

Yesterday Intel announced the Atom D425 and D525 platforms targeted for small storage servers. Both chips are 1.8GHz parts with Hyper-Threading. The Atom D425 is a single core with 512KB of cache (10w TDP) and the Atom D525 (13...



ZOTAC NM10-ITX WiFi Board Layout

ZOTAC NM10-A-E Motherboard Review with Atom Dual-Core D510

As one would gather from my previous Intel Atom D510 and NM10 post, I am not the biggest fan of the current D510 Atom platform with NM10 chipset. ZOTAC, to its credit, did take a rather mediocre platform and build a solid board...


Intel D510 and NM10 platform consuming 25w at idle

Intel Atom D510 Review and Comparison to N330-ION

Out with the old and in with the new, but worse platform. I have been wondering about the Intel Atom D510 performance for quite a while now alongside the NM10 chipset. It is essentially Intel’s upgrade to the venerable dual-c...