Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dell Silicom PEG6I Six Port Gigabit (GigE) Intel 82571EB Network Adapter – ESXi 5.0...

I recently posted about the Dell/ Silicom PEG6I six port Gigabit Ethernet adapter which I was able to get very inexpensively. One note I...

Intel Pro/1000 PT Desktop Adapter – Cheap ESXi Compatibility

One question I get asked often is how to make a desktop PC VMware ESXi ready. That question invariably differs from case to case...

ASUS P9X79 WS X79 LGA 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Workstation Motherboard Review

Today we are looking at the ASUS P9X79 WS which is a workstation motherboard built around Intel's X79 chipset and the LGA 2011 Sandy Bridge-E...

Dell Silicom PEG6I Six Port Gigabit (GigE) Intel 82571EB Network Adapter

I have used many Intel Pro/1000 PT Quad network adapters to provide extra ports in servers for a few years now. They are well...

Installing a Corsair H100 Cooler in a Carbide 500R Chassis

In my main workstation I have used a custom water cooling loop with a triple 120mm fan radiator since the Intel Core i7-920 came...

Amazon S3 Storage Getting Slightly Less Expensive

For those that store information on Amazon's S3 cloud storage platform, good news, it is going to be a bit less expensive in the...

Intel Xeon E5-2400 and E5-2600 Series Processor Comparison with List Prices

Intel will be launching the Xeon E5 series in the near future. The Xeon E5-1600 series CPUs are single socket only with three parts...

Xeon E5 Sandy Bridge-EP Performance Preview with 8 Cores 16 Threads

Over the past few weeks I have had the chance to play with some 8 core 16 thread Intel Sandy Bridge-EP based Xeon samples...

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