Posts Tagged ‘motherboard’

Gigabyte Server Motherboard IPMI Walkthrough – Part 2

This piece is the second part of the series walking through the Gigabyte server motherboard IPMI 2.0 remote management features powered by Avocent. In the Gigabyte Server Motherboard IPMI Walkthrough – Part 1 piece, we looked...


Gigabyte Server Motherboard IPMI Walkthrough – Part 1

Gigabyte has released their new Intel Xeon E5 series server motherboards recently. As most server vendors do, Gigabyte has a IPMI 2.0 interface for the new LGA 2011 motherboards. After looking at both the Supermicro IPMI web ma...



ASUS P9X79 WS X79 LGA 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Workstation Motherboard Review

Today we are looking at the ASUS P9X79 WS which is a workstation motherboard built around Intel’s X79 chipset and the LGA 2011 Sandy Bridge-E processors. Unlike the previously reviewed ASUS P9X79, this is a higher-end pa...


Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 & X7SPE-HF-D525 Atom Server Motherboard Review

The Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 and Supermicro X7SPE-HF-D525 boards reviewed today are somewhat unique, and let’s face it; fairly expensive Intel Atom based boards. Both boards are centered around an Intel Atom D525 dual co...



AMD Interlagos Motherboards Quick Note on 1600MHz RAM Compatibility

This is a super quick note of a conversation I heard at a local Silicon Valley food spot this weekend. From what I overheard it appears that, at least for the 4P AMD Interlagos motherboards, some vendors will re-spin their PCBs...


Supermicro X8DTH-6F Motherboard Review Dual LGA 1366 Xeon LSI SAS2008 Dual IOH 7 PCIe Slots IPMI 2.0

The Supermicro X8DTH-6F motherboard is a substantial dual processor (DP) motherboard loaded with on board features and expansion possibilities. Users looking for a low-end server, or a simple 20 drive system accessed over a sin...



ASUS P8H67-M EVO Sandy Bridge LGA 1155 Motherboard mATX Review

The ASUS P8H67-M EVO is a very interesting board with a lot of features for the HTPC enthusiast. Based on the H67 chipset, the mATX board utilizes Intel’s Sandy Bridge on-die GPU to provide video connectivity. With the P6...


Intel BOXDH57JG Motherboard Layout

Intel BOXDH57JG H57 mini ITX Motherboard Review

Although Intel’s Atom CPUs have made a splash in the mini ITX space, many users prefer the small form factor yet want more computing power than the Atom can muster. In response to this need, motherboard manufacturers have...



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...


Patriot PS-100 Benchmark Update New Firmware v3.000

The Patriot PS-100 32GB continues to be a very low cost SSD after rebates. I purchased two of the drives early on and did both single drive and raid 0 benchmarks. After that I did PS-100 firmware 2.008 benchmarks. Recently, Pat...