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RAID Calculator | ServeTheHome

RAID Reliability Calculator Update – STH MTTDL Model

An update of the popular STH RAID Reliability calculator fixes a few bugs from previous versions. The new version should be easier to read


RAID Calculator | ServeTheHome

STH RAID Calculator Updated and STH Forum Changes

An update to the STH RAID Calculator that fixes a few minor bugs and the STH Forum now has Tapatalk enabled for mobile browsing



How to Flash IBM ServeRAID M5014 to LSI 9260-8i Firmware

The IBM ServeRAID M5014 has quickly become a enthusiast favorite. Recently we did a piece on finding a great deal on IBM ServeRAID M5014’s with BBUs inexpensively. On ebay there are tons of no-bracket M5014 part 46M0916-...


Western Digital WD Red Performance Preview

The Western Digital WD Red is a hot topic in the NAS community at the moment as the small NAS market now has a drive specifically targeted at the market for the first time. Up until now Western Digital have separated their hard...



New LSI PCIe 3.0 RAID Controllers Including the LSI 9270-8i

LSI has announced its new PCIe 3.0 RAID controllers that take advantage of the native PCIe 3.0 interfaces found on both the Ivy Bridge based Xeon E3 series and the Sandy Bridge-E (and Sandy Bridge-EP) based Xeon E5 series CPUs....


LSI SAS 2308 RAID Controller – HBA Information and Listing

As we have seen with the latest server processors such as Sandy Bridge-EP and Ivy Bridge, PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 is becoming widely available. To address this LSI has released a PCIe 3.0 controller, the LSI SAS 2308 to provide ...



StarTech SATSASBAY425 Hot Swap SSD 4-in-1 2.5″ to 5.25″ Review

Today we are looking at the StarTech SATSASBAY425 which is a 4-in-1 2.5″ drives to 5.25″ drive bay hot swap unit great for SSDs. As SSD prices fall, it becomes more likely that users will turn to RAID 0, RAID 1 or R...


Supermicro X9DRH-7TF Preview Ultimate Server Motherboard

Just spotted this new board over at Supermicro, I can only think that this motherboard was released after my comment on the Tyan S7053 server board, being my board of choice currently  I have a  feeling this motherboard could...



LSI SAS 2208 RAID Controller Information and Listing

One of the most popular server RAID controller chips out there is the LSI SAS 2208. The LSI SAS 2208 is a 6.0gbs SAS 2 or SATA III based controller that features eight ports and native PCIe 2.0 connectivity. In the forums we ha...


LSI SAS 2108 RAID Controller Information and Listing

One of the most popular server RAID controller chips out there is the LSI SAS 2108. The LSI SAS 2108 is a 6.0gbs SAS 2 or SATA III based controller that features eight ports and native PCIe 2.0 connectivity. In the forums we ha...