Monthly Archives: September 2009

OCZ Vertex v. SAS 15k RPM Raid 5

Question: How does a OCZ Vertex 120GB compare to an 8 drive 15k RPM 2.5" SAS Raid 5 array with a fast Adaptec 5805...

Windows Home Server Supported Memory (RAM)

Recently I received a question regarding how much memory (RAM) is supported in Windows Home Server. The answer is fairly straightforward. Microsoft built WHS upon...

Windows Home Server Remote PC Backup

How easy is it to use one PC to initiate a manual backup of another PC using Windows Home Server? Extremely. This guide will...

iStarUSA BPN-350SAS-Black 3x 5.25″ to 5x 3.5″ SATA SAS Trayless Hotswap Backplane

As one's storage needs increase, eventually even large 4U server cases need to pack higher hard drive densities in order to fit all of...

Athena Power BP-SATA1842C 4-in-1 1x 5.25″ to 4x 2.5″ Hot swap Backplane Enclosure

As high-performance hard drives move to the 2.5” form factor, a form factor that has been common in the SSD and notebook space, mounting...

Icy Dock 3 in 2 SATA/SAS Hot Swap Hard Drive Enclosure/Backplane Review

The ICY DOCK 3 in 2 SATA/SAS Hard Drive enclosure allows for higher storage densities and hot swapping drives.

Latest Reviews

AMD EPYC Monero Mining WR

Dual AMD EPYC 7601 CPUs Can Offset Operational Costs Using Monero Mining

The AMD EPYC 7601 dual processor system we have in the lab has set a world record for dual socket Monero mining and can offset ongoing data center costs
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AMD EPYC 7000 Series Architecture Overview for Non-CE or EE Majors

With the launch of AMD EPYC we can finally go into detail about the AMD architecture codenamed "Naples." CPU design is dense but we simplify basics for you
Dual Socket AMD EPYC 7601 Power Consumption

AMD EPYC 7601 Dual Socket Early Power Consumption Observations

We preview the power consumption figures of the top-end AMD EPYC 7601 dual CPU configuration with 512GB of RAM and see excellent results