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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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