Monthly Archives: February 2010

OCZ Vertex LE 100GB and 200GB Available for Pre-Order

I was checking Amazon the other day and saw both the 100GB and 200GB versions of the OCZ Vertex LE are available for pre-order....

Intel Core i5-650 v. Atom N330/ NVIDA ION Review

Intel's Clarkdale and H55/ H57 platforms are quite intriguing for several reasons. First, the performance is fairly good starting at 2.93ghz, and with hyperthreading,...

The Big WHS: It Multi-tasks! (Thanks to Hyper-V Virtualization)

Things have been progressing on the Big WHS front. First off, my main PC is now is using the WHS Connector software and has...

The Big WHS: A Big Mother(board) Change of Plans

This week the Big WHS underwent a major change and dropped the Asus motherboard in favor of a Supermicro one. Apparently the Asus P6T7...

Low Power Core i5-650 Server

As I posted previously, the new Clarkdale based chips (or Intel's 2010 Core line-up) are quite nice chips. Speed wise, they are similar in...

Intel Core i3-530 and Core i5-650 in the Windows Home Server (WHS)

When Intel announced the i3-530 and i5-6xx family, I was full bore on building the Big WHS which included an LGA-1366 i7-920 CPU. The...

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ASRock Rack C3758D4U 2TP2OP8R At SC17

ASRock Rack shows off Intel Atom C3000 at SC17

Among the multi-GPU HPC servers and multi-node high-density servers, ASRock Rack also had Intel Atom C3000 series "Denverton" based motherboards at SC17
Intel Xeon Silver 4110 Top And Bottom

Dual Processor Intel Xeon Silver 4110 Linux Benchmarks and Review

Our Linux benchmarks and review of dual Intel Xeon Silver 4110 processors and comparison to the 4108, 4114 and AMD EPYC offerings
Supermicro X11DPi N Feature

Supermicro X11DPi-N E-ATX Motherboard Review

We review the Supermicro X11DPi-N motherboard that packs a ton of functionality into a compact E-ATX form factor for easy customization