Monthly Archives: January 2012

ASUS P9X79 Sandy Bridge-E Motherboard Review Socket LGA 2011

Today we are looking at the ASUS P9X79 motherboard for Intel's LGA 2011 Sandy Bridge-E processors. It is quite likely that this board gets...

Supermicro CSE-502L-200B mITX/ mATX 1U Atom Server Chassis Review

  For the Supermciro X7SPE-HF-D525 pfSense appliance I discussed in the linked post I of course wanted a chassis for my appliance and decided to...

Supermicro X7SPE-HF-D525 8GB DDR3, IPMI, pfSense, FreeNAS, unRAID, Linux and Power Consumption

I just wanted to update everyone on the Supermicro X7SPA-HF-D525 and X7SPE-HF-D525 review that was posted earlier as I have had a bit more...

ServeTheHome Ratings: An Introduction

One thing I have been looking at for a long time has been doing formal “awards” or best-buy ratings on things I review. What...

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...
IBM ServeRAID M1015

IBM ServeRAID M1015 Part 4: Cross flashing to a LSI9211-8i in IT or IR...

One of the most popular SAS 6.0gbps/ SATA III controllers for enthusiasts is the IBM M1015. In its native form, it is a very...

Intel Pentium G630 65w Dual Core CPU Benchmarks and Review

I have a fairly strong opinion that Intel's LGA1155 platform has a stronger set of single processor server motherboards than AMD. I actually hope...

2012, Telecommuting, Video Conferencing: Why do sick people still come to work?

I arrived to work on the third day of 2012 only to find that half of the people in this vast room with seemingly...

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The cloud wars are heating up for high-dollar GPU compute instances. When the Amazon AWS EC2 P3 instances came out a few weeks ago...
Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 Front

Dell EMC Reaching into Deep Learning and AI

At SC17 Dell EMC briefed us on their plans to leverage HPC know-how and cross-vertical insights to bring deep learning and AI solutions to their customers
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NEC Vector Engine Co-Processor Shown at SC17

At SC17 in Denver, the NEC Vector Engine 1.0 co-processor was a welcome change from the sea of GPUs and CPUs and is designed to fit in standard x86 servers