Non-drive Components
M2 PCIe x4 adapter with heatsink

NGFF m.2 to PCIe x4 Adapter with Heatsink – Not what it seems

Our look at a popular NGFF m.2 to PCIe x4 adapter which delivered the electrical performance we expected but the heatsink was not what it seemed

ICY DOCK FlexCage MB975SP-B Front

ICY DOCK FlexCage MB975SP-B Review Tray-less 5-in-3 Hot Swap

The ICY DOCK FlexCage MB975SP-B is a trayless hot-swap hard drive enclosure that can fit 5 drives in 3 5.25" ODD bays. It has many of the major features we look for in this class of workstation hot swap cages

Icy Dock MB973SP-1B Hot Swap

Icy Dock MB973SP-2B Review – 3.5″ to 5.25″ Tray-less Hot Swap & USB 3.0

The Icy Dock MB973SP-2B combines tray-less hot swap features and front panel USB 3.0 ports to make a compelling product for servers and workstations, especially those where 3.5" drive imaging will take place or there is a need ...

Icy Dock MB153SP-B drive swap

Icy Dock MB153SP-B 3-in-2 3.5″ SATA Hot swap Backplane Review

Our Icy Dock MB153SP-B 3-in-2 3.5" SATA hot swap backplane review shows that it is a strong competitor in the space


Supermicro CSE-PTJBOD-CB1 JBOD Power Board – DIY JBOD Chassis Made Easy

Today’s article introduces a $50 circuit board that can save you $500. Interested? The board is the Supermicro CSE-PTJBOD-CB1 JBOD power board and it helps turn a standard computer chassis into a DIY JBOD chassis. You ar...

ZOTAC GeForce GT 610 PCI Passively Cooled Video Card

To follow on from the earlier article on the Zotac GeForce GT 430 PCI card that I actually bought and wrote about, the new ZOTAC GeForce GT 610 PCI video card is the latest version based on the 600 series NVIDIA GeForce GPU. Th...

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler Review for LGA 2011

This week we are taking a look at the Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO, which is an update to the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus (aka the Hyper 212+) that I recently reviewed. Cooler Master’s Hyper 212 line has been very popular...

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler Review

Today we are looking at a cooler that has been a very strong value for awhile now, the Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus (also known as the Hyper 212+) CPU cooler. The Hyper 212 Plus is a fairly standard heatpipe tower cooler size w...

Zotac GeForce GT430 an Interesting PCI Server GPU

Today we have another piece by Pieter Schaar, the author of our great LSI series. Pieter is perhaps best known as the one behind He has been a regular contributor in the STH forums and has been detailin...

Corsair Air Series A70 Dual Fan CPU Cooler Review for Servers and Workstations Test

In the next installment of the CPU cooler roundup, we are taking a look at the Corsair Air Series A70 which is an interesting offering that Corsair does not officially list as a compatible LGA2011 cooler, but it does work. The ...